TSE May 2012 Trading Statistics
-Investors were dismayed and distant due to disorder in the Greek government and anxiety over
Spain’s finances, while TOPIX declined approximately 10%.
-Daily average trading value decreased 7% from the previous month.
-Expectations for a fall in the equities market fueled purchasing of “TOPIX Bear -1x ETF”(Code:1569), pushing the issue up 1.7%.
-With a global crunch on risk assets and disappointment over BOJ’s delay of financial easing measures,
the market continued to decline with the TSE REIT Index temporarily dipping below 900 pts. for the
first time in 4 months.
-Monthly trading volume for 10yr JGB Futures was 796,432 contracts (Daily average: 37,925 contracts), a 70% increase year-on-year.
-Monthly trading volume for the 10yr JGB Futures evening session reached 92,649 contracts (daily average: 4,412 contracts), a 139% increase year-on-year.
-End-of-month open interest for 10yr JGB Futures surpassed 100,000 contracts, its highest level since August 2008.
-Monthly trading volume for TOPIX Futures reached 1,001,375 contracts (daily average: 47,685 contracts), a 31% increase year-on-year.
Equity Market (Including ToSTNeT)
(Volume: mil. Shares/mil. units, Value: 100mil yen)
Volume – 41,684
Value – 251,313