Osaka Securities Exchange: Extension of trading hours of Stock Index Futures & Options etc.

Osaka Securities Exchange: Extension Of Trading Hours Of Stock Index Futures & Options etc.

16/12/09

Osaka Securities Exchange Co., Ltd. announced that the trading rules of Stock Index Futures and Options will be changed from a view point of improving market convenience and pricing facilitation.

  1. Overview
    • Extension of trading hours
      Evening session trading hours will be extended through until 11:30 pm instead of 8:00 pm.
    • Change in minimum price fluctuation
      Minimum price fluctuation for Nikkei 225 Futures (so-called “Large”) and Nikkei 225 Options with premium over 1,000 yen will be narrowed to 5 yen from 10 yen.
  2. Timing of Implementation
    Extension of trading hours: Spring 2010
    Change in minimum fluctuation: June 14, 2010