As indicated by NZX Market Supervision in May this year, the NZX Futures and Options Rules have been discontinued with effect from 30 September 2011. The designation of all Futures and Options Participants accredited under the rules was also revoked on the same day.

This follows on from the launch of the NZX Derivatives Market in October 2010 which is governed by the NZX Derivatives Market Rules and related procedures. These rules also govern the conduct of participants on other futures and options exchanges and in respect of facilitating trades off-market.

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