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 February 15, 2012. All prior versions are superseded and should be discarded. Please note the following developments since we distributed the last Approvals Chart:

(1) The CFTC has approved (i) Taiwan Futures Exchange’s futures contract based on the GreTai Securities Market Capitalized Weighted Stock Index, and (ii) Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited’s futures contracts based on the FTSE China A50 Index and the MSCI Asia APEX 50 Index for trading by U.S. Persons. The CFTC also reports that Osaka Securities Exchange has applied for expedited review of its Nikkei Stock Average Volatility Index futures contract and that Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited has applied for expedited review of its SGX Euro Stoxx 50 Index futures contract.

(2) The Eurex futures contracts based on (i) the Dow Jones Euro STOXX Banking Sector Index are no longer tradable on Eurex trading terminals in the U.S. pursuant to Eurex circular 260/11, and (ii) the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Personal & Household Goods Index will no longer be tradable on Eurex trading terminals in the U.S. after the close of business on February 29, 2012, pursuant to Eurex circular 281/11.

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

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