TOCOM to Host a Seminar in Hong Kong to Enhance Its Presence in the Region



The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc., announced today a seminar it will hold in Hong Kong on July 16 at Exchange Auditorium, the Exchange Exhibition Hall. TOCOM will present an update of Japan’s commodity futures market and showcase trading opportunities. A significant development that will be highlighted is the ATS (Automated Trading Services) status granted by Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong to provide direct market access for the market participants in the region.

The seminar will feature a special lecture entitled "Market Prospects for 2016-2020 – Is the Commodity Super-cycle Over?" by Mr. Tetsu Emori, Chief Fund Manager of Astmax Asset Management. This will be followed by a panel discussion “TOCOM Market - Opportunities and Risk Management & Feasibility Study on "Comprehensive Exchange" moderated by Mr. Yasuo Mogi, the Chairman of Nissan Century Securities with panelists that include representatives from TOCOM clearing brokers, liquidity providers and Japan's regulatory authority.

Takamichi Hamada, TOCOM’s Senior Executive Managing Officer & COO said, “Hong Kong has been an important city in the financial world and a center for our overseas customers for a long time. Many global financial institutions locate their Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. We wish to develop a closer relationship with market participants from Hong Kong and mainland China who have a growing need for investment opportunities.”

Details and registration information is available on the TOCOM website.