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May 2018

【JPX】Osaka Exchange: Launch date of Flexible Options

Posted on 2018.05.24

On June 25, Osaka Exchange, Inc. (OSE) will introduce a new listed options trading method, Flexible Options, which meets the needs of institutional investors and brokers regarding OTC options trading. On the same day, OSE will also introduce index options pertaining to the TOPIX Banks Index and to the TSE REIT Index, for which only Flexible Contract Months will be traded, in response to the needs of market participants.
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Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC) CEO Miyama Discusses Clearing Business

Posted on 2018.05.11

Hironaga Miyama is President & CEO of Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (“JSCC”) since June 2013. Prior to his current post, Mr. Miyama was Managing Director at Tokyo Stock Exchange (“TSE”) where he held numerous management roles ranging from the corporate planning department, system department, derivatives market department and stock department. Mr. Miyama graduated from Sophia University (Bachelor of Law) in 1978 then went on to work at TSE for 35 years. He was appointed as Director of the Derivatives Market Department from 2001 to 2003 where he successfully led a project to expand individual securities options and other trading products that aimed at providing greater investment alternatives and increasing market liquidity. After serving as Director of the Treasury Department and the Planning Department, he was appointed as Executive Officer in 2005, became a Senior Executive Officer in 2007 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2011.
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