Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart


Attached please find the updated Foreign Listed Stock Index Futures and Options Approvals Chart, current as of June 11, 2012. All prior versions are superseded and should be discarded. Please note the following developments since we distributed the last Approvals Chart:

- The CFTC has approved (i) Montreal Exchange’s mini futures contract based on the S&P/TSX 60 Index; (ii) Osaka Securities Exchange’s futures contract based on the Nikkei Stock Average Volatility Index; (iii) Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited’s futures contracts based on the SGX Euro Stoxx 50 Index; (iv) Eurex Deutschland’s futures contracts based on the STOXX Europe 600, STOXX Europe Large 200, STOXX Europe Mid 200, STOXX Europe Small 200, Euro STOXX, Euro STOXX Large, Euro STOXX Mid, Euro STOXX Small and Dow Jones Global Titans 50 (USD) indexes; and (v) Turquoise Global Holdings Limited’s futures contract based on the FTSE 100 index for trading by U.S. persons.

- The SEC has not approved any new foreign equity index options since we last distributed the Approvals Chart.

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