The Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX) has released its monthly trading volumes for June 2017, showing a significant decline in its traded margin forex contracts ‘Click365’ on a year-on-year basis. There are, however, some improvements in the metrics month-on-month.
Interest Rate Futures
Total interest rate futures trading volumes in June reached 143,008 contracts, up 113.2 percent from 67,070 contracts in May 2017. However this was a decline of 67.6 percent year-on-year from 207,233 contracts in June 2016. TFX also saw a year-on-year decrease in daily average volumes, from 9,420 in June 2016 to 6,500 contracts this month, down 31 percent.
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TFX’s Click365 daily average futures contracts showed an increase from 96,546 contracts to 109,279, up 13.2 percent month-on-month. This number, however, is a decrease from 213,759 contracts in June 2016, down 48.9 percent year-on-year. The trading volumes reached a total of 2,400,152 contracts this month, compared to 2,220,588 contracts last month, up 8.1 percent. This time last year the total stood at 4,702,661, which indicates yet another drop, this time of 48.9 percent.
On a month-on-month basis, traded currency pairs showed mostly increases, peppered with a few drops. The CAD/JPY was up 109.9 percent compared to May this year, while the GBP/JPY increased by 62.8 percent. The EUR/USD decreased 3.0 percent, and the AUD/JPY fell by 10.3 percent on a month-on-month basis.
Click Kabu 365
Click Kabu 365’s Equity Index Daily Futures trading volumes were estimated at 650,150 contracts, up by 13.5 percent from the 572,639 contracts the previous May. In June 2016 there were 486,176 contracts, so there was a year-on-year increase of 33.7 percent.
In TFX’s report a month ago, the exchange saw an ongoing decline in Click365 trading volumes.