2016.10.27 Calculation of New Index - JPX-Nikkei Mid and Small Cap Index (tentative)

Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) and Nikkei, Inc. (Nikkei) have agreed to launch a new index, "JPX-Nikkei Mid and Small Cap Index" (tentative name), based on the same concept as JPX-Nikkei Index 400. The new index will be comprised of equities with middle and small market capitalization, which make up the majority of listed companies in Japan, that are appealing to shareholders and aim at sustainably increasing corporate value.