rakuten-securities-logoRakuten Securities announced that the number of customer accounts reached 2 million in January and in commemoration of the number, the company today started a new campaign which gives 10,000 JPY worth of Rakuten point to the eligible customers.

According to the data provided on its website, the customer deposit totaled 3.525 trillion JPY as of the end of January. The total daily average trading value of domestic equities was 182.63 billion JPY for the month of January. Its consolidated financial result after acquisition of FXCM Japan and Asia can be seen here.

Rakuten Securities started its business as Japan’s first pure-play online securities company in June 1999. Since its inception, the company launched various services including proprietary trading tool “Market Speed” and Japan’s first distribution service of real-time stock price for individual customers.

Additionally, by introducing Rakuten super point program, and collaborating with Rakuten Bank and Rakuten Card, the securities company has provided services and products taking advantage of Rakuten Group’s strengths.

Recently, the company tightened spread for EUR/JPY (1.1 pip> 0.5 pip) and GBP/JPY (1.9 pip>1.0 pip) to the lowest level in major securities companies in Japan and released a trading tool for smartphone “iSPEED”.

(Source: Rakuten Securities )

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