A new way to capture Japanese benchmark exposure

The first USD-denominated TOPIX futures offer market participants a new way to capture Japanese equity exposure while mitigating FX exposure. The contract complements yen denominated TOPIX futures, providing new trading opportunities in different currencies.

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Features and benefits

Japanese equity exposure

Get efficient access to the broader Japanese stock market in a single trade.

New spreading opportunities

Explore dynamic quanto spreading opportunities between the yen-and USD-denominated TOPIX contracts created by the JPY/USD exchange rate. 

Multiple ways to access

Trade outrights electronically through CME Globex, capture the certainty of the close using Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC), or bilaterally negotiate EFP transactions.

Greater capital efficiency

Save on potential margin offsets against other Equity Index futures at CME Group.

Counterparty risk mitigation

Mitigate risk through CME Clearing, one of the world’s leading central counterparty clearing systems.

Overnight electronic access

Enjoy electronic trading and around-the-clock access on CME Globex.


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TOPIX® is a market benchmark with functionality as an investable index, covering an extensive proportion of the Japanese stock market. TOPIX is a free-float adjusted market capitalization-weighted index. TOPIX shows the measure of current market capitalization assuming that market capitalization as of the base date (January 4, 1968) is 100 points. This is a measure of the overall trend in the stock market and is used as a benchmark for investment in Japan stocks.

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