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.

July

Jul.2: Seminar for the First Anniversary of TSE Mothers Index Futures

OSE held an investment seminar to celebrate the First Anniversary of TSE Mothers Index Futures at Nikkei Conference Room.

TSE Mothers Index Futures is one of the products for which trading started in tandem with the launch of OSE’s new derivative trading system, New J-GATE, on July 19, 2016. TSE Mothers Index Futures are the first domestic futures linked to stocks on the growth market.

This seminar was a huge success thanks to the 300 retail investors that filled all seats in the hall. Famous guests delivered lectures focusing on the prospects of the growth market and about measures on how to utilize TSE Mothers Index Futures. Participants actively engaged in the lectures with many eagerly taking notes to gather information.

Jul.4: JPX IR DAY 2017

JPX IR Day was held on July 4 to introduce and provide information on the JPX Group to institutional investors and analysts.

The top representatives of TSE, OSE, and JSCC gave explanations on the business carried out at their respective companies and their strategies for future development.

Presentation materials are available on the web page indicate below.

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Jul.18: 20th Anniversary of Securities Options

Twenty years have passed since the launch of Securities Options, for which trading began at both Osaka Securities Exchange (current OSE) and Tokyo Stock Exchange on July 18, 1997.

Though only a mere 20 underlying securities were being traded at each respective market at the time, said number has surpassed 200 today in response to the needs of market users over the years.

On March 24, 2014, TSE and OSE derivatives markets were integrated, unifying the Securities Options trading platform. Then, in March 2017, OSE added four new underlying securities and revised the trading fee schedule for Securities Options with the aim of further improving market convenience.

Jul.19: First Anniversary of New J-GATE

On July 19, 2016, OSE replaced its derivative trading system, J-GATE, and implemented extended trading hours, as well as introduced a range of new products.

On the occasion of the first anniversary of New J-GATE, OSE has published detailed updates on trading at its derivatives markets within the past year since the replacement.

There have been steady increases in trade volume during the newly extended trading hours (3:00–5:30 AM) within the night session, as well as spikes in trade volume at the time of such announcements as U.S. interest rate changes. All of this is proof that the extended trading hours are serving the purpose in providing a useful hedging tool for those trading during the nighttime hours in Japan.

We have also seen gradual increases in trading of TSE Mothers Index Futures, which reached record trading volumes in June 2017.

Jul.28: Consolidated Financial Results for Q1 FY2017

On July 28, JPX released its consolidated earnings report for Q1 of FY2017.

Operating revenue was up JPY 1.1 billion (+4.3%) year-on-year to JPY 27.8 billion due mainly to an increase in revenues from cash equities trading value.

Operating expenses were down JPY 1.1 billion (-8.4%) year-on-year to JPY 11.9 billion due mainly to a decrease in depreciation and amortization in connection with system revamping.