According to trading overview released by Japan Exchange Group ( JPX ), a month of January saw several notable records. Japan Exchange Group operates multiple securities exchanges including Tokyo Stock Exchange which operates cash equity market and Osaka Securities Exchange which operates derivatives market.

Cash Equity Market

  • The total trading value combining TSE 1st Section, 2nd Section, Mothers, JASDAQ and Pro Market came in at 59.952 trillion JPY, increased by 1.1% month-over-month, and by 15.1% year-over-year.
  • The monthly trading value for the most traded market, TSE 1st Section, was 56.278 trillion JPY, up by 2.5% MOM and by 18.2% YOY.
  • The daily average trading value for the TSE 1st Section reached 2.962 trillion JPY, a high since August 2015.
  • In the ETF market, monthly trading value was JPY 7.9361 trillion, an all-time high.
  • The combined trading value of the five crude oil ETFs and ETNs (1671, 1690, 1699, 2038, 2039) rose with market interest in the crude oil price to reach JPY 134.5 billion.

Derivatives Market

  • The total derivatives trading volume was 41,663,328 contracts, increased by 28.2% MoM, and by 41.9% YoY, the third-highest on record.
  • The total daily averaged trading value was 11.966 trillion JPY.
  • The total derivatives trading value was 227 trillion JPY, decreased by 17.7% MoM and increased by 15.1% YoY, with the total daily averaged trading value of 11.966 trillion JPY.
  • Trading value for equity index derivatives reached 131 trillion JPY.
  • Trading volume for the night session was 16,639,355 contracts, the second-highest on record and the ratio of the night session was 39.9%, an all-time high.
  • Trading volume for Nikkei 225 mini was 31,508,487 contracts, the third-highest on record, increased by 49% MoM and by 49.5% YoY
  • (Source: Japan Exchange Group )

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