The Japan Exchange Group has released its trading overview for August 2014. In the cash equity market, the daily average trading value in the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s 1st Section was JPY 1.95 trillion, unchanged on the previous month. In June, average daily turnover was JPY 2.16 trillion.In the ETF market, trading value in August was JPY 1.93 trillion, an increase from JPY 1.76 trillion in July.
For Tokyo’s 2nd Section, trading value rose by 46.3% from JPY 621.7 billion to JPY 909.6 billion, the highest volume since February 2006.
The cash equity market is operated by the Tokyo Stock Exchange, while the derivatives market is operated by the Osaka Stock Exchange.
volume in the derivatives market reached a total of 21.5 million contracts,
rising from 19 million in July. During the night session, the volume was 6.8
million contracts. The percentage of the night session’s volumes to the day session
reached a record high of 32.0%.