Calculation and publication of Tokyo Stock Exchange dividend focus 100 Index

 Calculation And Publication Of Tokyo Stock Exchange Dividend Focus 100 Index - New Index Focused On Dividend Yield

25/01/10

The Tokyo Stock Exchange will calculate and publish a new dividend yield-focused index called "Tokyo Stock Exchange Dividend Focus 100 Index" to satisfy the diverse needs for stock price indices in the market.

The Tokyo Stock Exchange Dividend Focus 100 Index is an index which places focus on the estimated dividend yields of its constituent issues. The index will be made up of the top 100 issues (90 stocks, 10 REITs) which have large market capitalization and high estimated dividend yield, out of constituent issues of the TOPIX 1000 and Tokyo Stock Exchange REIT Index.

Launch Date is March 8, 2010.