CFTC News Release 4402-00

For Release May 25, 2000

CFTC Staff Allows the Offer and Sale in the U.S. of Futures Contracts on the OMXCAP Index traded on OM London Exchange Ltd and OM Stockholm Exchange AB

WASHINGTON -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Office of General Counsel (OGC) confirmed on May 25, 2000 that no-action relief previously issued to OM London Exchange Ltd. and OM Stockholm Exchange AB on their OMX Index futures contracts would be extended to permit the offer and sale in the United States of their OMXCAP Index futures contracts. The OMXCAP Index is the same as the OMX Index except for the 20 percent cap on the market capitalization of individual stocks in the OMXCAP Index.

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