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May 2011

Update : May 31, 2011


May 2011

1. Establishment of Rules and Regulations of "TOKYO PRO-BOND Market"

On May 17, TOKYO AIM, Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc. (TSE Group), announced that it had received approval from Japan's Financial Services Agency for the rules and regulations of its new bond market for professional investors, the TOKYO PRO-BOND Market.

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2. Partial Revisions to "Revisions to Trading Rules for Futures Contracts in Connection with Migration to Tdex+ System"

Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) has decided to revise its trading rules for futures contracts in connection with the migration of futures trading to the Tdex+ System(*), which currently handles only options trading, in the middle of November 2011. These revisions will be implemented from the viewpoint of further enhancing investor convenience and expanding the liquidity of the futures market.
TSE will solicit public comments regarding the revisions until June 16, 2011.

(*)The Tdex+ System is an advanced electronic trading system based on LIFFE CONNECT® which has a sustained track record at NYSE Liffe, a subsidiary of the NYSE Euronext group, and highly rated for its performance and functionality by investors worldwide.

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3. Casual Dress Code for Summer at TSE

TSE Group is encouraging its employees to adopt a casual dress code (known as "cool biz") from May 9 in response to the expected power shortage this summer due to the Great East Japan Earthquake.

As such, some TSE employees may work or visit clients in casual wear during the summer.
We ask for your kind understanding on this matter as part of our power-saving efforts.

<<Press Conference>>

For notes from the press conference (by Mr.Atsushi Saito, President & CEO, Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc., on May 17th, 2011), please refer to the following PDF.

Press Conference Notes for May 2011 PDF

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