OSE Designation of Market Maker for Nikkei 225 mini
From the viewpoint of ensuring the smooth trading opportunity, OSE introduces the market maker program in the nearest contract month of monthly contract months(*1) for Nikkei 225 mini at the same time as the launch of the new derivatives trading system (J-GATE) on February 14, 2011. OSE designates the Transaction Participants as a Market Maker under the launch date as follows.
ABN AMRO Clearing Tokyo Co., Ltd. Brokerage 2(*3)
Newedge Japan Inc. Brokerage 3
Barclays Capital Japan Limited Proprietary 1
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. Proprietary 1
* (*1) Monthly contract months (also called serial contract months) are the contract months other than the March quarterly cycle.
* (*2) The Transaction Participant that is described as “Brokerage” in the “Proprietary/Brokerage” category conducts market making with the customer’s support. In this case, the number of company represents the number of customers, as the designation of Market Maker is made per customer account.
* (*3) The market making by ABN AMRO Clearing Tokyo Co., Ltd. is supported by “Eclipse Futures (HK) Ltd” and “Optiver Australia Pty Ltd”. The supporter’s names are announced based on the offer from the said supporters.