Trading volumes fell back in Japan during July 2014 compared to the previous month.
In July 2014, the daily average trading value for the TSE 1st Section was JPY 1.95 trillion. In June, the daily average trading value for the TSE 1st Section had risen for the second consecutive month to JPY 2.16 trillion.
In Japan’s exchange-traded fund market, trading value in July was JPY 1.76 trillion, falling from JPY. 2.38 trillion in June.
For the TSE 2nd Section, trading value rose 119.1% from June to JPY 621.7 billion, exceeding JPY 600 billion for the first time in six months.
In the JASDAQ market, monthly trading volume exceeded 3.7 billion shares, a new high since the TSE-OSE market integration.
The cash equity market is operated by TSE, while the derivatives market is operated by OSE.
Trading volume in the derivatives market in July reached a total of 19 million contracts. For Nikkei 225 VI futures, trading volume in July grew to 14,732 contracts, reaching a record high for the second consecutive month. For DJIA futures, monthly trading volume reached 6,780 contracts, the second-highest level on record.