Volume Survey

Results of Turnover Survey of Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market

July 23, 2019
(Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market Committee)


The Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market Committee (TFEMC) today released the results of its Turnover Survey of Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market covering transactions in April 2019(see attached tables).

The TFEMC conducts the survey in order to provide market participants with developments in the Tokyo foreign exchange (FX) market in an accurate and timely manner, thereby contributing to the sound growth of the market. In conducting the survey, the Financial Markets Department of the Bank of Japan provides technical assistance in collecting and processing the data of respective respondents.

Turnover in April 2019 increased compared with the previous survey which covered transactions in October 2018. By trading instrument, turnover decreased in spot transactions and increased in FX swaps and forward transactions.


Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market Committee
Naoto Nakamura, Mr. (Global Markets Sales and Trading Division, MUFG Bank, Ltd)
Phone: 81-3-6214-4740
E-mail: naoto_2_nakamura@mufg.jp

Sub-Committee on Market Research
Masaru Ishibashi, Mr. (Trading Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.)
Phone: 81-3-6706-8303
E-mail: Ishibashi_Masaru@dn.smbc.co.jp

Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market Committee
Shuntaro Hara, Mr. (Financial Markets Department, Bank of Japan)
Phone: 81-3-3277-3543
E-mail: shuntarou.hara@boj.or.jp


The TFEMC actively conducts the turnover survey on the FX and OTC derivatives markets. The survey was conducted annually until 2011, covering FX transactions in April. From 2012, the survey has been conducted semiannually—in April and October—in order to grasp market developments in a more timely manner. This is the 21st survey since its inception in 2006.

Similar surveys are conducted and released by overseas FX market committees in London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Canada.

Reporting Financial Institutions

Bank of America
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
MUFG Bank, Ltd
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Barclays Bank PLC
BNP Paribas
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group
Citibank, N.A., Tokyo Branch
Bank of New York Mellon
Credit Agricole CIB
Commerzbank AG
Deutsche Securities
Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation
Goldman Sachs Securities
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Nomura Trust and Banking
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Norinchukin Bank
Mizuho Bank
Resona Bank
Nomura Securities
Shinsei Bank
NatWest Markets Securities Japan, Ltd
Standard Chartered Bank
Societe Generale
Citigroup Global Markets Japan
State Street Bank and Trust Company

Past Survey(PDF Download)

Results of turnover surveys covering transactions in October 2018(released on 29 Jan 2019) have been revised.