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  • March 12, 2013

    CFTC Certifies Futures Contracts on the MICEX Index, the Hang Seng Index, the FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index, and the BSE Sensitive Index Submitted by the Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros (BVMF-Brazil)

    Contracts May be Offered to U.S. Persons through Direct Access Effective March 12, 2013

    Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Market Oversight issued a letter advising the Bolsa de Valores, Marcadorias e Futuros (BVMF-Brazil) that its MICEX Index, Hang Seng Index, FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index, and the BSE Sensitive Index futures contracts submitted for review on January 25, 2013, were deemed certified.

    The contracts satisfy the requirements of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Commission’s Regulations and may be offered or sold to persons in the U.S. through the BVMF’s direct access terminals located in the U.S.

    Last Updated: March 12, 2013