SSE 100 Index and SSE 150 Index to be launched-continued

March 26, 2012--To further enhance the SSE index family as well as to provide new analysis tools and underlying instruments for investors, Shanghai Stock Exchange and China Securities Index Co., Ltd
announced that the SSE 100 Index and SSE 150 Index would be launched on Apr 20, 2012.

Source: Shanghai Stock Exchang eChina Securities Index Co., Ltd

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