Friday August 9 2019

News Source: Global Exchanges

Focus: Listing Rules

Type: General

Country: Japan


On 09th August 2019, the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) announced regulatory approval for electricity futures.

TOCOM applied for a trial listing for futures contracts with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on March 27th and it was announced in the official gazette dated April 25th.

The new electricity contracts are slated to commence trading on September 17th. The Exchange will simultaneously rename the Oil Market the “Energy Market”, with electricity futures one component.

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