TOCOM Foreign Customer Trades Ratio Rises to 48.4% of Total Volume in January - Renewed All-Time High in Three Consecutive Months



The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc announced today that the January 2015 monthly volume of customer trades (combined sell & buy orders) originating overseas (2,004,153 contracts) accounted for 48.4 percent of the total trades (4,139,082 contracts), which renewed the all-time high ratio in three consecutive months. The volume of foreign customer trades and its proportion in the total trades on TOCOM markets started increasing significantly after the launch of the current trading platform and night session in May 2009. It has gone from 11 percent to 48.4 percent in the past five years.


TOCOM Trades Originating Overseas (January 2010-January 2015)