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.
Under international agreements, regulators in Japan and other countries have moved forward in adopting rules for OTC derivatives, encouraging the need to trade standardized derivatives on the exchanges. OSE seeks to revitalize the listed options market, as well as to contribute to securing financial system stability through these developments.
Please visit the OSE website for details.