TOCOM Foreign Customer Trades Ratio Advanced to 49.6% of Total Volume in March - Renewed All Time High



The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc announced today that the March 2015 monthly volume of customer trades (combined sell & buy sides) originating overseas (1,943,221 contracts) accounted for 49.6 percent of the total trades (3,919,688 contracts), which renewed the all-time high ratio recorded in January 2015 at 48.4%. 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 49.6 percent in the past five years.