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Update : Nov. 15, 2011

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October 2011

1. 2nd Quarter Financial Results for FY Ending March 2012

In the 2nd quarter financial results for FY ending March 2012, operating profit was down 29.5% to JPY 4.5 billion, and ordinary profit was down 27.7% to JPY 5.3 billion. Net income for the quarter was down 29.8% to JPY 3.1 billion.

2. Provision of New arrownet Service

On October 7, 2011, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. ("TSE") publicized the launch of a new service in the 1st quarter of FY2012 related to arrownet, which is the access network to the trading system, market information system, and other systems.

In the new service, TSE will expand the bandwidth of connection lines with the provision of 1Gbps lines (broadband-line service), consolidate live and test lines, and provide connection to systems and extranets of other institutions.

Further details of the new service will be released in January 2012.

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3. Provision of New arrownet Service

TSE established a one-stop portal site, "Mothers Portal", on October 13, 2011.

The "Mothers Portal" is aimed to provide a variety of information on Mothers to companies considering listing, Mothers-listed companies and investors in one-stop and a more understandable manner to expand the scale of the market. Additionally, TSE has adopted the latest trends in page design and website structure to express the growth potential of the market.

TSE will make further efforts to attract new listings, provide assistance for Mothers-listed companies, and disseminate information to investors through the "Mothers Portal".

4. Holding of TSE Listing Seminar

TSE believes that listing many companies responsible for the next generation on the TSE market and invigorating the Japanese capital market will revitalize the Japanese economy. In light of this, TSE holds seminars for unlisted companies on the market.

The "TSE Listing Seminar" was held in Fukuoka on October 18, (Tue.) and in Nagoya on October 20 (Thu.), 2011, attracting many unlisted companies.

Following this seminar, TSE will hold the "2nd TSE Venture Capital Forum" at TSE for unlisted companies on November 11 (Fri.), 2011.

The seminar will include a lecture by Mr. Nobuaki Komori, President & CEO of Anicom Holdings, Inc., TSE arrows tours, explanations on TSE Mothers and TOKYO AIM, and a chance to meet and speak with securities companies.

5. Accepting Participant Companies for "TSE IR Festa 2012"

Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc. ("TSE Group") will hold the "TSE IR Festa 2012" for individual investors on March 9 and 10, 2012.

The "TSE IR Festa", now in its 6th year, is visited by more than 10,000 individual investors every year. Through this event, TSE Group provides investors valuable opportunities to communicate with TSE-listed companies.

TSE Group is now accepting companies to participate in the event on its website (deadline: November 30, 2011). Your client companies and business partners are kindly invited to attend the event.

Outline:

Date: March 9, 2012 (Fri.), 10:00 to 19:00
March 10, 2012 (Sat.), 10:00 to 17:00

Venue: Exhibition Halls (1) and (2) on B2 of TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FORUM

Participants: Companies listed on TSE First and Second Sections, Mothers, and REIT and ETF markets

Number of securities companies and companies supporting IR activities: Approximately 75

Expected number of visitors: Approximately 15,000

Admission: Free of charge

<<Press Conference>>

For notes from the press conference (by Mr.Atsushi Saito, President & CEO, Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc., on October 28th, 2011) ), please refer to the following PDF.

Press Conference Notes for October 2011 PDF

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