FFAJ-logoAlong with decline of OTC Forex Trading volume in Japan during March, binary option trading volume for the month is also diminishing, according to the monthly retail OTC binary options report published by the Financial Futures Association of Japan ( FFAJ ).

The total volume of OTC binary option trading in March was 40.35 billion JPY, declined by 21.87% from the previous month and -28.84% from the same month last year. The number of existing accounts was 341,946, of which 12,786 were active accounts. The total existing accounts increased slightly by 0.57% from February.

The most traded currency pair, USD/JPY accounted for 47.94% of the total trading volume with 19.34 billion JPY. This figure decreased by 33.52% from February. The second most traded pair was EUR/USD with the trading volume of 7.10 billion JPY, which was the third one in February. EUR/USD increased by 6.85% Month-over-Month. AUD/JPY tremendously grew with an increase of 230% MoM, but it still accounted for only 6.34% in the total.

You can find Profit and Loss ratio about retail customers transaction at binary option operators at the bottom of this article.

FFAJ OTC Binary Option Trading Volume

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Trading Volume Share by Currency Pairs

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Profit and Loss about Customer Transaction by broker

March-16 February-16
Broker Financial Instrument Profit & Loss Ratio(*1):% Loss Customers Ratio(*2):% Profit & Loss Ratio(*1):% Loss Customers Ratio(*2):%
GMO Click Securities BO 98.3 76.9 96.1 77.8
Traders Securities Total 89.0 80.4 95.6 76.8
BO 88.7 81.0 95.7 77.3
Range BO 100.0 60.0 89.3 56.2
IG Securities Total 94.7 74.0 96.6 75.4
BO 94.5 74.4 96.9 75.2
Touch BO 109.8 65.3 85.3 76.9
FX PRIME by GMO BO 97.1 70.2 96.7 73.2
JFX BO 102.4 50.0 97.7 54.9
YJFX Total 96.0 78.5 93 83.3
BO 94.4 78.2 91.6 81.9
Range BO 102.0 64.0 99.5 68.4
Hirose FX BO 94.0 69.8 91.1 73.0
FX Trade Financial Total 94.8 75.5 91.9 81
BO 95.0 75.4 92.3 80.7
Range BO 84.9 63.7 51.6 79.4
Touch BO 90.9 66.4 84.4 71

*1: the percentage of profit-loss about customer transactions= (The amount of the option premium paid by binary options brokers toward customers + the payout amount) / (the amount of the option premium received from customers)x100(%)

*2: the percentage of customers who hold the loss of binary options= (the number of customers whose total amount of profit-and loss about binary options comes to be minus) / (the number of customers trading during the period) x 100(%)

(Source: The Financial Futures Association of Japan )

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