Japan’s JPX Reports Decline in July Trading Volume across market segment

JPX released monthly July trading data for both cash and the derivative segment with decline in both volume and value.

The Japan Exchange Group, Inc. (JPX) which operates multiple exchanges including Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and Osaka Securities Exchange has released its monthly trading volume data for July 2017. In the July month, the group has reported an overall decline in volume in both cash equity and derivatives market.

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During the month, the group has reported an average daily value in TSE domestic common stocks at JPY 2.5582 trillion ($23.18 billion) down by 8 percent on a month-on-month basis. The trading value in Exchange traded funds (ETFs) came at JPY 2.3482 trillion ($21.28 billion). The ETF market also registered a decline of 24.72 percent in trading value compared to June data.

The group has reported a total trading volume of 19,257,372 contracts in the Derivatives segment. The total value of the contracts recorded at JPY 151 trillion ($1368.5 billion). The derivative market is operated Osaka Securities Exchange and 35 percent of the trading volume came in the night session.

The trading value of the equity index derivatives was recorded at JPY 69 trillion ($625 billion). The monthly trading volume in Nikkei 225 weekly options came at 40320 contracts registering 18 percent decline compared to previous month and TSE Mothers Index Futures trading volume reached  12288 contracts, an all time high level for any non-quarterly month.

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