The Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX) today reported its volumes for the month ending September 2017, showing a notable advance across its exchange traded margin FX contracts, called Click365, according to a TFX statement.
The Japanese bourse said trading volumes of its listed foreign exchange contract came in at 2,592,403 during September 2017, underpinning a gain of 8.1 percent month-over-month from 2,398,495 contracts in August 2017. Across a yearly time-frame, Click365’s contracts showed a weaker performance with a loss of 19.2 percent year-on-year from September 2016.
TFX saw a daily average of 123,447 contracts across its Click365 platform during September 2017, compared to 104,282 contracts in August 2017, an improvement of 18.4 percent.
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In terms of Click365’s trading composition in September 2017, the most widely utilized currency pair was again the USD/JPY, which saw its volumes rising to 916,167 contracts, up 9.6 percent month-on-month, but down 20.1 percent year-on-year.
Other pairs of note include the GBP/USD, which saw its contracts explode by margins of 111.7 percent year-over-year. GBP/JPY volumes illustrated a strong rebound from the month prior, up 19.4% percent from August, but were still 55.0% lower year-on-year.
EUR/USD turnover dropped 8.8 percent over the previous month and 17.4 percent year-on-year. EUR/JPY volumes tanked to just 177,675 contracts, plunging 8.0 percent over the last month, but were offset by a yearly advance of 4.5 percent year-on-year.
Finally, Click Kabu 365’s Equity Index Daily Futures trading volumes were estimated at 607,285 contracts, down by 15.3 percent from the previous August, compounded by a yearly drop of 50.2 percent across its Interest Rate Futures contracts.