|Securities covered by index||Bonds/notes issued by financial institutions or cooperative credit associations, which are authorized as such under the bank law of the country of their origination at the time of the issuance, and bonds/notes issued by their fully-owned subsidiaries provided that these bonds/notes are guaranteed by the parent.
Bonds/notes issued by public financial institutions fully and directly owned by the government or those issued by the central bank are excluded. Bank debentures are also excluded.
|Fixed to Floater (issued as a fixed coupon-bearing bonds/notes and turned into with floater rates)||It provided that these bonds/notes are;
|Rating||Ranging from BBB/Baa to AAA/Aaa (rated either by S&P,Moody's,R&I or JCR)|
|Security type||Public issued|
|Minimum remaining life from the end of month||Fixed coupon||dated two months or longer before maturity|
|Fixed to floater||dated two months or longer before the first call date|
|Outstanding amount||JPY 1 billion or more|
|Timing for inclusion of new issue||2nd month after issue month|
|Government Guarantee||Not Guaranteed by Government|
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