Update : Mar. 12, 2013
[Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.]
On March 12, 2013, the trading volume of equity options reached 74,573 contracts, the highest level since January 13, 2011.
In addition, the month-to-date trading volume(March) records approximately 3 times of the monthly trading volume in February.
In order to invigorate the Equity Options Market, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) has enacted a variety of measures, including revising the Market Maker Scheme and trading fees, and expanding information dissemination (Please look at the link, “かぶオプナビ” below). As a result of these efforts, the trading volume of equity options has been on the rise.
Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.