Tag: Japan Forex brokers

January 07, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

GMO Click volumes up nicely by 13% in December

With Japanese brokerages, Yen volatility is the theme for volume growth in 2014 The first of the Japanese forex brokerage powerhouses – GMO Click has announced its volume metrics for the final month of 2013 and we are in for a very positive number. During the month of December the company reported volumes out at 59.21…

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November 12, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Japan FX trading volumes down as Mrs. Watanabe turn to stocks

Volumes will only pick up when we see volatility in the Japanese Yen return The well-known personality of Mrs. Watanabe as the housewife who sits at home and trades the forex market might be turning to other assets to realize gains following the reduction in volatility of JPY pairs. Japanese forex brokerages had reported earlier…

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October 04, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Monex Group Japan September forex volumes up 18% to $26 billion

Monex volume metrics still well below January-June levels, but more than double last year. Monex Group of Japan, a mid-size Japanese forex broker which also owns TradeStation and IBFX in the US, reported September forex trading volumes which rose nicely from slower summer levels, but which were still well below what Monex saw during a…

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October 01, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Japan Forex volumes collapse in September, GMO Click off 20%

Japan's largest retail FX broker sees its lowest volumes since December 2012. Although GMO Click's forex trading volume metrics are still more than double what they were last year, there is a clear slowdown in forex trading in Japan after a record start to the year. GMO Click reported September trading volumes at ¥62.8 trillion, or…

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September 11, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Monex Group Japan August FX volumes drop 3%

Fourth month in a row of volume decreases for Monex, after a fast start to the year.   It is probably just a summer slowdown, similar to the 27% decline in August volumes seen at GMO Click, but a fourth consecutive month of volume declines at Monex Group are potentially worrying. The mid-sized Japan forex…

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May 07, 2013 BY Gerald Segal

Monex Japan reports April volume jumped 91%

Japanese based FX firms continued to see a burst of growth. After seeing leading Japanese FX broker GMO Click report record volumes in April, now comes word that the mid-size brokers in Japan are also doing well. The Monex Group of Japan has reported that spot FX volumes shot up 91% in April, to average ¥242…

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