The Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) announced that the April 2016 monthly volume of customer trades (combined sell & buy sides) originating overseas was 2,416,659 contracts, accounting for 51.6% of the total trades of 4,682,528 contracts. This share exceeded the previous record ratio of 50.8% with 2,486,232 contracts in January 2016.
The volume of international customer trades in April didn’t hit a new high as the highest volume of international customer trades is 2,677,075 contracts recorded in February 2016.
Following graph is provided by TOCOM on their site, showing the growth of the international trades.
(Source: Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) )
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