JPX Reports $1.3 Trillion Derivatives Trading Volume November

Average daily trading volumes exceeded one million contracts.

Japan Exchange Group (JPX) has reported trading volume metrics for its cash equity and derivatives markets, with the latter totaling 160 trillion yen ($1.3 trillion) during November.

The overall value of equity index derivatives traded during the month stood at 82 trillion yen ($670 m), the exchange operator said.

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Traded volumes in the derivatives market for the reporting period reached 22.984 million contracts, and the average daily number of contracts came in at almost 1.210 million.

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In the cash equity market, JPX reported overall values of 56.666 trillion yen ($460 billion), down 4.9 per cent on the month and 10 per cent on the year, with total volumes at 50.919 billion shares, down 7.9% on the month and 20.9 per cent on the year.

Japan Exchange Group recently partnered with two Taiwanese bourses – the Taiwan Futures Exchange and the Taiwan Stock Exchange, to expand its regional footprint and provide local investors with exposure to new products.

On the Taiwan Stock Exchange, JPX will offer two TOPIX exchange-traded funds – instruments tracking Japan’s main index, the Tokyo Stock Price Index. Under the agreement with the Taiwan Futures Exchange, JPX will supply TOPIX futures, which are the first Japanese ones to be traded on the Taiwanese bourse.

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