Eurex, an international derivatives exchange, has admitted Mizuho Securities (Singapore), a subsidiary of Japan-based Mizuho Securities, to the Singapore access point of Eurex.

Eurex has been active in Singapore since 2005, when it received regulatory approval by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Since June 2006, Eurex has been operating an access point in Singapore for customers of the region.

Michael Peters, member of the executive board at Eurex, said: “We are very pleased to welcome the first Japanese broker out of Singapore. Through the connection to our Access Point, Mizuho Securities (Singapore) and its institutional customer base now have direct and reliable access to our international trading network and our full product suite.”