Revised Weight Percentage of Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index

3.29.2013

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (“TOCOM” or the “Exchange”) today announced revised weightings of the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index components, effective June 3, 2013, as indicated below.

Please note that Gas Oil, Chukyo-Gasoline and Chukyo-Kerosene will remain excluded from the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index, due to the current trading environment, etc.

Please note that Corn, Soybean, Azuki (Red Bean) and Raw Sugar will also be excluded from the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index due to the short amount of time since listing. We will study whether to include them into the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index by this autumn, taking the trading environment into consideration.

<Components and Weightings for 2013 (June 2013 – May 2014)>

1. Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index and Nikkei-TOCOM Nearby Month Commodity Index

  Gold Silver Platinum Palladium Gasoline Kerosene Crude Oil Rubber Total
New Weightings 31.62% 0.72% 6.00% 0.42% 18.58% 8.14% 32.02% 2.50% 100.00%
Current Weightings 27.79% 1.08% 6.96% 0.63% 18.94% 8.34% 32.35% 3.91% 100.00%
Change 3.83% -0.36% -0.96% -0.21% -0.36% -0.20% -0.33% -1.41%  

 

2. Nikkei-TOCOM Precious Metals Index

  Gold Silver Platinum Palladium Total
New Weightings 47.30% 15.27% 27.77% 9.66% 100.00%
Current Weightings 44.19% 14.94% 30.61% 10.26% 100.00%
Change 3.11% 0.33% -2.84% -0.60%  

 

3. Nikkei-TOCOM Oil Index

  Gasoline Kerosene Crude Oil Total
New Weightings 34.74% 18.89% 46.37% 100.00%
Current Weightings 33.40% 18.25% 48.35% 100.00%
Change 1.34% 0.64% -1.98%  

 

4.    Nikkei-TOCOM Gold Index, Nikkei-TOCOM Silver Index, Nikkei-TOCOM Platinum Index, Nikkei-TOCOM Palladium Index, Nikkei-TOCOM Aluminum Index*, Nikkei-TOCOM Gasoline Index, Nikkei-TOCOM Kerosene Index, Nikkei-TOCOM Crude Oil Index and Nikkei-TOCOM Rubber Index (*Calculation of the Nikkei-TOCOM Aluminum Index is currently suspended.)

Component of each of the above indexes is 100% of the subject listed commodity.

Reference:
Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index
Nikkei-TOCOM Sub-Commodity Index

 

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