The Financial Futures Association of Japan (FFAJ) published the monthly binary option pverview for April, 2016. The total volume of OTC binary option trading in April was 36.78 billion JPY, declined by 9.5% from the previous month and also dropped by 12.35% from the same month last year.
During the month, the number of existing accounts was 343,455, of which 12,225 were active accounts. The total existing accounts a bit increased by 0.4% from March.
Among major traded currency pairs, only AUD/JPY and GBP/USD experienced the growth of trading volume, though GBP/USD increased by only 0.88% month-over-month. AUD/JPY was up by 43.15%, and its trading share grew to 10.0% from 6.34% in March. Regarding the most traded currency pair, USD/JPY, the trading volume was 17.74 billion JPY, decreased by 8.3% from March. USD/JPY accounted for 48.6% of all trading volume.
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
Trading Volume Share by Currency Pairs
Profit and Loss about Customer Transaction by broker
|Broker||Financial Instrument||Profit & Loss Ratio(*1):%||Loss Customers Ratio(*2):%||Profit & Loss Ratio(*1):%||Loss Customers Ratio(*2):%|
|GMO Click Securities||BO||93.8||80.2||98.3||76.9|
|FX PRIME by GMO||BO||94.5||71.7||97.1||70.2|
|FX Trade Financial||Total||93.4||79.6||94.8||75.5|
*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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