CFTC clears Eurex's DJS 600 and DJSM 200 and futures contracts for US sale
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has authorised Eurex Deutschland's futures contracts based on the Dow Jones STOXX 600 Index and the Dow Jones STOXX Mid 200 Index for offer and sale in the USA.
The DJS 600 is a broad-based, free-float-market-capitalization-weighted, total-return security index maintained by STOXX Limited, a joint venture of Deutsche Boerse AG, Dow Jones & Company, and the SWX Group. The index comprises 600 highly capitalized and actively traded stocks listed and traded on stock exchanges from 17 European countries.
The DJSM 200 is a broad-based, free-float-market-capitalization-weighted, total-return security index that is a subset of the DJS 600. Specifically, it is comprised of the middle 200 companies in the DJS 600 measured by free-float-market capitalization.
Based on data supplied by Eurex, the total adjusted market capitalization of the DJS 600 was approximately USD14.943 trillion and of the DJSM 200 was USD3.27 trillion, as of December 15, 2006.
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