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30 Years of SGX NIKKEI 225





This year marks 30 years since SGX pioneered the world’s first futures contract based on the Japanese stock market –


SGX Nikkei 225 Index Futures.


The SGX Nikkei 225 Index Futures internationalised the Japan equity futures market and is actively traded by participants all over the globe. Leveraging on the contracts success, SGX has launched complementary products including options on the Nikkei 225 Index as well as Asia’s first dividend index futures.

Today, SGX has the world’s widest offshore Nikkei derivatives market. In the last decade, SGX Nikkei trading has successfully transitioned from floor to electronic trading and turnover has grown to 4.5X of the previous 10 years.

In celebration of this milestone, CME Group and SGX has co-authored a paper on the Nikkei 225 Futures.


Click here to read the SGX-CME Paper

We thank you for your support and look forward to further decades of success!


RISK DISCLAIMER: Trading in futures products entails significant risks of loss which must be understood prior to trading and may not be appropriate for all investors. Past performance of actual trades or strategies cited herein is not necessarily indicative of future performance. The information contained herein is provided to you for information only and believed to be drawn from reliable sources but cannot be guaranteed; Phillip Capital Inc. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. The views and opinions expressed in this letter are those of the author and do not reflect the views of Phillip Capital Inc. or its staff.