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Trading Starts 15 Minutes Earlier on 12 August 2003

(August 8 2003)

TIFFE announced the temporary change of trading hours for all contracts on 12 August 2003, responding to the release of a GDP figure at 8:50am.

・ Pre-open 8:30am - 8:45am (Normal days 8:45am - 9:00am)
・ Open of morning session 8:45am (Normal days 9:00am)

Other trading hours are the same as usual.

TIFFE temporally extend its trading hours to provide its members and customers with trading opportunities . Other than the release of a GDP figure, TIFFE starts its trading hours 15 minutes earlier on these days when BOJ's TANKAN report, BOJ's Outlook and Risk Assessment of the Economy and Prices, a preliminary report on Indices of Industrial Production are announced.

For more information, please contact:
Marketing and Public Relations Office
Tel: +81-3-3514-2415
Fax: +81-3-3514-2425
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