Outcome of Investigation Regarding Reduction in Order Validity during the March 29 Session



The Tokyo Commodity Exchange investigated the trading system incident it announced on April 1 and confirmed that it was caused by an error in a system maintenance program. The system was installed shortly after 16:00 JST of March 29 and resulted in a reduction in order validity for some trades. This program is being fixed and will be reinstalled after thorough retesting.

The Exchange apologizes to all market participants and concerned parties for the inconvenience. TOCOM shall take all possible measures to avoid further occurrences of such incidents and to ensure the sound operation of the market.