TFX registers 44.9% MoM jump in Forex volumes in December 2015

Tokyo Financial Exchange (TFX) has just posted its operating metrics for December 2015, with Forex volumes recovering from November lows, although they were still weaker than a year earlier.

TFX saw Click 365 total trading volumes, that is, the volume of Exchange FX Margin contracts, amount to 3,523,536 in December 2015, a result which is 44.9% stronger than the reading of 2,431,472 contracts registered in November 2015.

In annual terms, the picture was less rosy, as December 2015 FX volumes were down 11.9% from December 2014.

The three most traded currency contracts at TFX for December 2015 were USD/JPY, AUD/JPY and EUR/USD. The biggest month-on-month rise in turnover was registered by CAD/JPY (+460.7%), with EUR/USD also staging a steep rise in turnover last month (+116%).

Combined trading volume for all TFX products was 4,306,819 contracts in December 2015, up 37.2% from November 2015 levels and down 12% from December 2014 levels. The average daily trading volume was 188,183 contracts.


To view the full announcement from TFX on its December 2015 operating metrics, click here.

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