Revised Components and Weight Percentage of Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index

3.30.2011

Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (“TOCOM” or the “Exchange”) today announced the revised components and weight percentages of the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index to take effect on June 1, 2011.  The details are outlined below.  Please note that Gas Oil, Chukyo-Gasoline and Chukyo-Kerosene will not be added as components of the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index, due to the current trading environment, etc.

The following are the component weight percentages for the period from June 2011 to May 2012.

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

Gold

Silver

Platinum

Palladium

Gasoline

Kerosene

Crude Oil

Rubber

New Weights

27.34%

0.82%

9.22%

0.66%

18.73%

8.78%

29.85%

4.60%

Current Weights

28.53%

0.66%

7.61%

0.45%

19.66%

9.13%

30.35%

3.61%

Change

-1.19%

+0.16%

+1.61%

+0.21%

-0.93%

-0.35%

-0.50%

+0.99%

 

2.   Nikkei-TOCOM Precious Metals Index

Gold

Silver

Platinum

Palladium

New Weights

43.84%

12.00%

34.38%

9.78%

Current Weights

46.61%

8.95%

37.33%

7.11%

Change

-2.77%

+3.05%

-2.95%

+2.67%

 

3.   Nikkei-TOCOM Oil Index

Gasoline

Kerosene

Crude Oil

New Weights

35.22%

22.69%

42.09%

Current Weights

36.62%

22.77%

40.61%

Change

-1.40%

-0.08%

+1.48%

 

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.

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