TOCOM Commodity Market Seminar in Hong Kong on July 16m, 2014



TOCOM Commodity Market Seminar
- Maximizing Opportunities at Japan's Commodities Market via Improved Access
Seminar and Networking Reception
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Exchange Auditorium, The Exchange Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM), Japan’s largest commodity futures exchange and one of the most prominent in Asia, is delighted to announce its first seminar in Hong Kong scheduled for July 16 at the Exchange Auditorium, The Exchange Exhibition Hall. The seminar updates the audience on the Japanese commodity futures market and showcases TOCOM's unique trading opportunities. The Event will also focus on important developments at the exchange, including the authorization to provide Automated Trading Services (ATS) granted by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.

The seminar will be followed by a networking reception to chill out over cold sake and sushi. Admission is free. Please secure your seat by REGISTERING ON-LINE NOW.

TOCOM Commodity Market Seminar
--- Maximizing Opportunities at Japan's Commodities Market via Improved Access

DATE: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

(updated as of July 8 ):

3:30 PM Doors Open
4:00 PM Opening Remarks by Takamichi Hamada, Senior Executive Managing Officer & COO, TOCOM
  Welcoming Remarks by Mrs. Rebecca Brosnan, Managing Director, Head of Asian Commodities, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.
4:20 PM Special Lecture "Market Prospect for 2016-2020 -- Commodities Supercycle Over Yet? (tentative)" by Mr. Tetsu Emori, Chief Fund Manager, Astmax Asset Management, Inc .
5:00 PM Presentation - Recent Developments and Things You Should Know About TOCOM by Ryoichi Seki, Senior Vice President, Global Business Development, TOCOM
5:15 PM

Panel Discussion - TOCOM Market - Opportunities and Risk Management & Feasibility Study on
"Comprehensiove Exchange"
* [Moderator] Mr. Yasuo Mogi, Chairman, Nissan Century Securities Co. Ltd.
* Mr. Jan Folkert Kunst, Managing Director, Flow Traders
* Mr. Toshihiko Kurosu, Deputy Director, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
* Mr. Mac Sugitani, Head of Sales Dept., Newedge Japan Inc.
*Mr. Brian N. Yagasaki, Managing Director, Okachi (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.

6:00 PM Closing Remarks / Networking Reception
7:30 PM Event Closes

VENUE: The Exchange Exhibition Hall (Auditorium), 1/F., One and Two Exchange Square, Central Hong Kong (location map with directions / PDF)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: HKEx members / banks / broker dealers / proprietary trading firms and other professional traders
REGISTRATION: Admission free. Please secure your seat by registering on-line at the TOCOM website.



The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (TOCOM) is Japan’s largest commodity futures exchange and one of the most prominent in Asia. TOCOM’s 2013 trading volume of 27.2 million contracts represented a 98.6% market share in 2013. TOCOM offers Futures and Options contracts on precious metals (gold, silver, platinum and palladium); energy (crude oil, gasoline, kerosene and gas oil); natural rubber and agricultural products (soybeans, corn, azuki and raw sugar). TOCOM’s gold market is the most liquid in East Asia and the Platinum market is most liquid in the world. TOCOM Rubber is the established global benchmark. All products are traded electronically.

TOCOM was established in 1984 with the merger of the Tokyo Textile Exchange, founded in 1951, the Tokyo Rubber Exchange and the Tokyo Gold Exchange. TOCOM became a for-profit shareholder-owned company in  2008. TOCOM's recent achievements include the launch of a new trading platform based on the Nasdaq OMX technology in 2009 and the extension of the night trading session in September 2010. The Exchange has continuously implemented upgrades and new trading rules to meet the needs of the global trading community.