History

APR1989 TIFFE established under the Financial Futures Trading Law.
JUN1989 Trading on the Exchange (Telephone Market) started.
  • Three-month Euroyen futures
  • Three-month Eurodollar futures
  • Japanese Yen-US Dollar currency futures
OCT1990 Market Maker scheme adopted for.
  • Three-month Eurodollar futures
  • Japanese Yen-US Dollar currency futures
FED1991 The installation of a fully-automated online trading system is completed.
US Dollar-Japanese Yen currency futures listed.
JUL1991 Options on Three-month Euroyen futures listed.
DEC1991 Evening trading session started.
(Counted as next business day's transaction.)
MAY1992 Japanese Yen-US Dollar currency futures delisted.
JUL1992 One-year Euroyen futures listed.
MAR1994 Contract months of Three-month Euroyen futures and options expanded.
  • Three-month Euroyen futures : from 8 to 12
  • Options on Three-month Euroyen futures : from 3 to 5
MAR1995 Exchange Fees are lowered from JPY150 to JPY100 per contract.
NOV1995 Agreement to formalize the collaboration with LIFFE is signed.
APR1996 TIFFE-SPAN Margin Requirement System listed.
New trading terminals introduced to TIFFE members.
Linkage with LIFFE on Three-month Euroyen futures commenced.
NOV1996 Midday break is reduced by 30 minutes, and TIFFE trading hours changed.
MAR1997 Evening trading session commenced for US dollar-Japanese Yen currency futures.
APR1997 Opening trading hours 15 minutes earlier on BOJ's TANKAN release days is started.
OCT1997 Opening trading hours 15 minutes earlier on preliminary report on indices of Industrial production release days is started.
MAR1998 Open time of evening trading session is moved 20 minutes earlier.
JUN1998 ZENGINKYO TIBOR applied as the final settlement price for Three-Month Euroyen futures.
JUL1998 Calendar spreads on Three-month Euroyen futures listed.
OCT1998 First temporary extension of evening trading sessions.
DEC1998 Segregation of customer funds introduced.
JAN1999 API (Application Program Interface) installed.
MAR1999 Three-Month Euroyen LIBOR futures listed.
APR1999 Exchange tax fully abolished.
OCT1999 Give-up and half tick pricing introduced.
JUL2000 Financing Bills accepted as collaterals.
AUG2000 RFQ (Request For Quote) introduced.
NOV2000 US Dollar-Japanese Yen currency futures downsized.
DEC2000 The Financial Futures Trading Law amended.
Discretionary trading account permitted.
JAN2001 TIFFE joined the Futures Industry Association (FIA).
FEB2001 Daily revaluation of deposited securities started.
MAR2001 Give-up facility for options on Three-month Euroyen futures introduced.
MAR2001 TIFFE and Sydney Futures Exchange agreed to strengthen mutual cooperation.
APR2001 "ITA Wave", to provide market depth information, is introduced.
JUL2001 TIFFE selected LIFFE CONNECT ™ for its next generation trading platform.
SEP2001 LIBOR-TIBOR spreads listed, and contract months of Three-month Euroyen
LIBOR futures extended from 5 to 12.
SEP2001 TIFFE and The Korea Futures Exchange signed Memorandum of Understanding.
2002 Development of new systems including users' participation in operational tests.
APR2003 TIFFE implemented its new trading system LIFFE CONNECT ™ and clearing system developed by Fujitsu.
Strategy trading and Block Trades are introduced.
MAY2003 5 and 10-year ¥ Swapnote ™ listed.
JUN2003 TIFFE and Taiwan Futures Exchange signed Memorandum of Understanding.
MAR2004 TIFFE and Chicago Board of Trade signed Memorandum of Understanding.
APR2004 TIFFE demutualized to become a stock company named "Tokyo International Financial Futures Exchange Inc."
APR2005 New Corporate Symbol Mark introduced.
MAY2005 TFX received FSA Approval for FX Daily Futures contracts.
Tokyo International Financial Futures Exchange and Shanghai Futures Exchange Signed Memorandum of Understanding.
JUL2005 FX Daily Futures contracts listed. (4 currency pair)
OCT2005 3 currency pair were added to FX Daily Futures contracts.
NOV2005 Tokyo Financial Exchange and The Tokyo Commodity Exchange Signed Memorandum of Understanding.
JUN2006 Tokyo Financial Exchange and Dalian Commodity Exchange Signed Memorandum of Understanding.
FEB2007 Trading hours for Three-month Euroyen futures and Options lengthen.
APR2007 TFX funded a chair course at Keio University.
TFX received No-Action Letter from CFTC
SEP2007 TFX changed our Japanese company name from "Tokyo Financial Futures Exchange" to "Tokyo Financial Exchange."
DEC2007 TFX listed two over-night interest rate futures
  • Over-Night Call Rate futures
  • Spot-Next Repo Rate futures
APR2008 TFX upgraded the version of its trading system LIFFE CONNECT ™.
First Priority Type Priority Pro-Rata was introduced
OCT2008 TFX upgraded the trading platform of FX Daily Futures contracts.
16 currency pairs were added to FX Daily Futures contracts.
MAR2009 TFX joined International Swaps and Derivatives Association
Tokyo Financial Exchange and Central Japan Commodity Exchange signed Memorandum of Understanding.
JUN2009 Moved the office to Marunouchi
JUL2009 TFX started to publish Markit iTraxx Japan Index Price Data
NOV2010 Exchange Equity Index Daily Futures contracts listed
AUG2011 3 currency pairs were added to FX Daily Futures contracts.
JAN2012 Six-Month Euroyen LIBOR futures listed.
OCT2013 TFX upgraded the trading platform of Exchange FX Daily Futures contracts and Equity Index Daily Futures contracts.
FEB2014 TFX upgraded the trading platform of Interest Rate Futures.
MAY2015 1 currency pair was added to FX Daily Futures contracts.
NOV2015 FX Daily Futures contracts "Click365LARGE" listed.
JUN2016 1 index was added to Equity Index Daily Futures Contracts.

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