Designation of Nomura Securities as Index Futures Trading Supporter for Dividend Index Futures
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) is pleased to announce that it has designated Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. as an Index Futures Trading Supporter for dividend index futures as of June 18, 2010.
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. will offer bid and ask quotations to increase liquidity mainly in the TSE dividend index futures market.
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. was formed in 1925 and is an established Japanese securities company with a proud history reaching back 85 years. It is a core company of the Nomura Group covering a wide area of business from retail to wholesale. By taking over former Lehman Brothers’ Asia Pacific business and Europe and Middle East equities and investment banking business in 2008, the Nomura Group is steadily increasing its outreach as a global institution providing general financial services.
Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. already has a major share of the derivatives market. The TSE expects that Nomura Securities’ active involvement will greatly contribute to the invigoration of the dividend index futures market.
* Please note that Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. intends to conduct transactions only with institutional investors.