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Overview

NASDAQ OMX® introduces MSCI Emerging Markets Index and MSCI EAFE Index Options. These global benchmarks are designed to measure equity market performance for the designated emerging and developed market regions.

For the first time, traders can now access cash-settled options on these major global indexes on NASDAQ OMX PHLXSM (PHLX®).

MSCI Index Options Offering

MSCI EM Index (Options Symbol: MXEF)

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure equity market performance in the global emerging markets. Real-time codes can be found at:

  1. Reuters .MSCIEF
  2. Bloomberg MXEF

It measures equity market performance in 21 global emerging markets, covering large and mid-cap securities in all industries in the following countries:

Americas

Brazil | Chile | Columbia | Mexico | Peru

Europe, Middle East & Africa

Czech Republic | Egypt | Hungary | Morocco | Poland | Russia | South Africa | Turkey

Asia

China | India | Indonesia | Korea | Malaysia | Phillippines | Taiwan | Thailand

For more information on the underlying index, please visit:

http://www.msci.com/products/indices/licensing/msci_emerging_markets


MSCI EAFE Index (Options Symbol: MXEA)

The MSCI EAFE Index is recognized as the pre-eminent benchmark in the United States to measure international equity performance. It comprises the MSCI country indices that represent developed markets outside of North America: Europe, Australasia and the Far East. Real-time codes can be found at:

  1. Reuters .MSCIEA
  2. Bloomberg MXEA

For more information on the underlying index, please visit:

http://www.msci.com/products/indices/licensing/msci_eafe

Benefits of trading MSCI Index Options at NASDAQ OMX:

  • Previously no option to track the 100% correlation of the components of the index
  • PHLX is the first to offer trading in MSCI EM and EAFE Index Options
  • More arbitrage opportunities on cash-settled index options
  • Opportunity to hedge
  • Size of contract

Getting Started:

Diversify your portfolio with MSCI Index Options today!

  • MSCI Index Options are structured to be available for trading through any approved options account at a securities broker-dealer.
  • Contact your broker-dealer for more information.

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