Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX) reported trading volume in April 2015. Combined trading volume for all TFX products was 3,694,897 with its average daily trading volume reaching 168,453. The total volume during the month was increased by 42.7% year-over-year, however decreased by 6.7% month-over-month. The trading venue’s leading products includes Exchange Forex Margin Contracts (Click365) which was the world’s first listed Forex margin contracts and Exchange Equity Index margin Contracts (Click kabu365).
Interest Rate Futures Contracts
The trading volume of Three-month Euroyen futures in April was 142,309, dropped by 23.2% month-over-month, and 21.9% year-over-year. Its average volume was 6,777.
Exchange FX Margin Contracts (Click365)
The trading volume of Exchange FX Margin contracts (Click365) totaled 2,789,465, a drop of 6.5% from the previous month and an increase of 33.6% from the same month a year ago. Its average daily trading volume was 126,794. Looking at currency pairs, the most traded currency pair at TFX, USD/JPY’s trading volume during April reached 878,865, 22.1% drop from the month before, an increase of 23.6% compared to the same month in the previous year. It’s notable that the second most trades currency pair was EUR/USD with monthly trading volume of 410,558 which skyrocketed by 56.9% month-over-month and 965.5% year-over-year.
Equity Index Margin Contracts (Click kabu 365)
The total trading volume of Exchange Equity Index Margin contracts (Click kabu 365) in April was 763,123 with its average daily trading volume of 34,882, a modest drop of 3.8% month-over-month and an impressive jump of 139.3% year-over-year. Its average daily trading volume was 34,882.
(Source: Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX))