BM&FBOVESPA announces new trading hours as of March 15th, 2010

BM&FBOVESPA announces new trading hours as of March 15th, 2010

Until 03/12 equities markets will continue to trade from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

São Paulo 22 February 2010 – The Brazilian Securities, Commodities and Futures Exchange – BM&FBOVESPA hereby informs that, due to the end of daylight saving time in Brazil and the beginning of daylight savings time in the United States, as of March 15th, 2010, both the equities and derivatives markets will operate under new trading hours. Until March 12th, equities markets will continue to trade from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

As of March 15th, the equities market segment will trade continuously from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the aftermarket trading from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. For the new derivatives market segment trading hours, please click on: www.bmfbovespa.com.br > Regulation > Derivatives > Trading Rules > Tickers and Trading Hours.

Click here for further information on the new trading hours.