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ETF/ETN Monthly Report for Dec 2012

Update : Jan. 11, 2013

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[Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.]

Trading Value in the ETF/ETN Market Rose with Stock Price Gains

  • With the landslide victory of the LDP in the lower house general elections and their promises of ending deflation, expectations rose for monetary easing, leading to purchasing of widespread issues in the ETF/ETN market in December. Daily average trading value rose greatly, gaining 53.36% on the previous month.
  • As the yen continued to weaken in foreign exchange markets, trading value increased for ETFs investing in overseas stocks/bonds, such as "Listed Index Fund International Developed Countries Equity (MSCI Kokusai) (Code: 1680)" and "Listed Index Fund International Bond (Citigroup WGBI) Monthly Dividend Payment Type (Code: 1677)."
  • Additionally, ETFs which select issues by industry were on the rise, with 8 TOPIX-17 Series ETFs (17 Industry ETFs) ranked in the Top 10 for the rate of increase in monthly trading value.
  • "China H-share Bull 2x ETF (Code: 1572)," which listed on December 6th, ranked 18th in terms of monthly trading value.
ETF/ETN Monthly Report for Dec 2012 PDF

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