TOCOM Night Session Hit Record Volume Since Its Launch



Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (TOCOM) announced today that the trading volume of the Night Session on August 5 (starting at 17:00 JST of August 4 and closing at 4:00 JST of August 5)* reached the record with 102,224 contracts. On August 5, the total trading volume was 269,242 contracts.

TOCOM introduced the Night Session (17:00-23:00 JST) in May 2009 at the launch of the current trading platform, and extended it until 4:00 JST in September 2010.

*Rubber market closes on 19:00 JST.

[Trading volume of each listed commodities on August 5, 2011 Night Session (17:00 JST of August 4 – 4:00 JST of August 5)]