Exchange Statement on Trading Disruption on November 1, 2011



Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) halted trading session for Gold Standard, Gold Mini and Gold Options contracts at 19:17 JST on November 1, 2011 until the end of the session at 4:00 JST on November 2, due to the defect in the bid and asked price indications for Gold Market.

Having confirmed that the system trouble would not repeatedly occur and the trading session could take place safely, the Exchange commenced the day session at 9:00 JST today, as usual.

TOCOM is conducting an investigation regarding the trouble, and an announcement will be made once the cause of the problem becomes evident and more details are available.

Tokyo Commodity Exchange deeply regrets the inconveniences the trading disruption may have caused to those parties concerned.