Tag: Monex volume metrics

April 03, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Monex sees March volumes drop 8% to $40B, gets new major shareholder

As Monex's FX trading volumes continue to dwindle, regional bank Shizuoka Bank buys Orix Corp's 20% stake in Monex for ¥24.4B ($237M). At a time when its FX trading volumes continue to fall (see chart below), mid-size Japan retail FX broker Monex Group (TYO:8698) is seeing a change at the top. Japanese regional bank Shizuoka Group is getting…

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March 05, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

February volumes at Monex – lower by 17%

The rebound has ended – Japanese investors’ risk appetite has been fading throughout the month Japanese Monex Group has just reported trading volumes for the month of February. With figures dropping by 17% over last month to ¥139 billion ($1.36 billion) we can conclude the volumes recovery theme for now. As the imminent sales tax-hike…

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February 05, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

January volumes continue trending higher at Monex - up 20%

Monex nails a great start to the year continuing solid rebound since October 2013 Monex Group has just published January trading volumes on its website and the results are promising - activity has picked up by 20% on last month's already impressive rebound. The amount of average daily transactions has reached ¥167 billion ($1.65 billion) in…

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January 08, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Monex Group reports December volumes taking off, up 27%

Familiar Japanese Yen volatility theme leads to the best month for the second half of 2013 Monex Group has announced in a press release a substantial rebound in volume metrics, cementing the yen volatility story that we brought up with the release of GMO Click’s numbers yesterday. The company reports volumes rose by 27% over…

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