Update : Nov. 15, 2013
[Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.]
Single Stock Options reached a record high (after Tdex+ launch in 2009) in weekly volume with 31,783 contracts in auction market this week (from Nov. 11 to Nov. 15), surpassing the previous record of 22,411 contracts 2 weeks ago. Single Stock Options are actively traded recently responding to market makers active quoting. Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) believes Single Stock Options will provide all investors with diversification of investment vehicle as only listed derivatives of single stocks in Japan.
In order to invigorate the Single Stock Options Market, TSE has enacted a variety of measures, including revising the Market Maker Scheme and trading fees, and expansion of information dissemination. As a result of these efforts, the trading volume of Single Stock Options has been on the rise. TSE conducts monthly options seminar (for free) for retail investors.
Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.