Osaka Securities Exchange certification received for Nikkei 225 VI Futures from CFTC

Osaka Securities Exchange certification received for Nikkei 225 VI Futures from CFTC

12/03/2012

Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. (OSE) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has certified under CFTC Rule 30.13 that the Nikkei Stock Average Volatility Index Futures (Nikkei 225 VI Futures) may be offered or sold to U.S. persons, as of March 10, 2012 (U.S. EST). OSE had requested this certification of the CFTC in order to expand investor bases of Nikkei 225 VI Futures launched on Monday, February 27, 2012.

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