TOCOM Foreign Customer Trades Comprised 42.8% of Total Volume in October - All-Time High Ratio Renewed



The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc announced today that the October 2013 monthly volume of customer trades (combined sell & buy orders) originating overseas accounted for 42.8 percent of the total trades, which renewed the all-time high ratio for the third consecutive month. The volume of foreign customer trades and its percentage to the total trades on TOCOM markets began rising significantly after the launch of the current trading platform in May 2009. In the past three years, the ratio advanced from some 10 percentage points.


TOCOM Trades Originating Overseas (January '10-October '13)