The Japan Exchange Group (JPX), has released its trading overview for 2014. Trading volume for 1st Section domestic stocks in the cash equity market was 612.7 billion shares, the second-highest level in the history of the market.
Trading value in Tokyo’s cash equity market was JPY 576.4 trillion, the fourth highest on record behind 2007, 2006 and 2013.
The daily average value of domestic stocks traded on the Mothers market in 2014 was a record JPY 143.3 billion.
The total annual trading volume for the derivatives market, hosted by the Osaka Exchange, was 39.7 million contracts, exceeding 300 million contracts for the second consecutive year.
The annual trading volumes for mini TOPIX futures, DJIA futures, Nikkei 225 VI futures, and TSE REIT Index futures in 2014 all set records. The annual trading volume for TOPIX futures in 2014 and Nikkei 225 mini contracts reached the second-highest levels on record.