Raw Sugar Futures to be Removed from the Nikkei-TOCOM Index

1.9.2015

 

The Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (TOCOM) and Nikkei Inc. (Nikkei) announced today the removal of Raw Sugar Futures as a component of the jointly published Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index. This change will be effective as of February 2, 2015. TOCOM also announced today the suspension of trading of the Raw Sugar futures at the end of January.

TOCOM and Nikkei will remove Raw Sugar Futures as a component of the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index, the Nikkei-TOCOM Nearby Month Commodity Index and the Nikkei-TOCOM Agricultural Product & Sugar Index and revise the respective component weightings. The Nikkei-TOCOM Raw Sugar Index will also be discontinued.   

The component weightings of the subject indexes will be revised as follows:

[Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index ] and [ Nikkei-TOCOM Nearby Month Commodity Index ]

Gold Silver Platinum Palladium Gasoline Kerosene Crude Oil Rubber Soybean Azuki Corn
27.71% 0.59% 7.70% 0.53% 18.00% 8.02% 32.06% 2.28% 0.94% 0.17% 2.00%

[ Nikkei-TOCOM Agricultural Product & Sugar Index ]

Soybean Azuki Corn  
30.01% 5.58% 64.41%

For more information about the Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index, pleaser refer to the "Nikkei-TOCOM Commodity Index Guidebook", available for download from the TOCOM website

 

 

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