News File

Trading Starts 15 Minutes Earlier on April 27

(April 17, 2000)

Trading hours for all contracts of the Exchange will start from 8:45a.m. on April 27, 2000 responding to MITI (Ministry of International Trade and Industry)'s announcement that the Preliminary Report on Indices of Industrial Production, Producer's Shipments and Producer's Inventory
(Mar. 2000) will be released at 8:50a.m. on this day.

Trading Hours on
April 27, 2000

8:45 - 11:30, 12:30 - 15:30, 15:40 - 18:00*

*TIFFE extends the regular evening session to 8 p.m.(JST) when BOJ's Policy Board Decision, etc. which may significantly impact a financial market, and has not been announced by 5 p.m..