JPX Monthly Headlines

JPX group companies undertake various initiatives and disseminate information with the aim of providing the most attractive markets to all users.
Every month, we showcase the highlights of these efforts in short and concise summaries just for you.


May 10: Top Women Business Leaders Open JPX

Women leaders in business and government gather for the Global Summit of Women (GSW) every year to discuss the advancement of women in the economy. GSW was held in Tokyo this year. On May 10, GSW members participated in ringing the opening bell to open the TSE stock market to salute Japan's hosting of GSW.
On this occasion, JPX renews it commitment to further promote diversity at work and create a society where women can shine, and by extension invigorating the Japanese and global economies.

May 15: Expansion of Clearing Services for U.S. Clearing Participants

On May 15, JSCC announced that it received the approval of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to provide clearing services of Index CDS for clearing participants that are U.S. person(s).
The approval allows JSCC to provide clearing services for any swaps under CFTC jurisdiction, including Index CDS, in addition to interest rate swap clearing services that JSCC has been conducting for its clearing participants and their affiliates that are U.S. person(s). JSCC will continue to improve its clearing services.

May 22: NRI and JPX embark on project to formulate strategy for money market and capital market development in Mongolia

On May 22, JPX and Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI) embarked on a project entitled "Money Market and Capital Market Development Strategy for Mongolia", commissioned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
The EBRD selected a joint team of NRI and JPX staff to support Mongolia in establishing a long-term development plan for the Mongolian capital market, identifying barriers and recommending possible solutions. The project is expected to run from May to October 2017. This is the first time that the EBRD has selected a Japanese firm as a consultant company for technical assistance in the area of financial markets.