The leading Japanese venue, Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX), has just released its August trading volumes showing a continued rebound for the second month in the margin FX segment of its business known as Click 365.
The total trading volume of the exchange’s FX Margin contracts (Click 365) in August was 1,968,579, an increase of 15.1% month-over-month but still down 40.6% from the same period last year. In addition, the average daily trading volume reached 93,741 in August 2014.
TFX Trading Volumes by Currency Pairs August 2014:
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As is evident from the chart, the two leading pairs at the Japanese market, USD/JPY and EUR/JPY, were mainly responsible for the overall Click 365 volume rise, though the CAD/JPY also showed a remarkable jump in trading.
The total trading volume of Exchange Equity Index Margin contracts (Click kabu 365) in August was 317,405, a miniscule increase of 0.2% MoM and 1.2% YoY. In total, the combined trading volume for all TFX products was 2,491,316, up 12.1% MoM and its average daily trading volume was 118,670.