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Mizuho, which was formed through the merger of Fuji Bank, Industrial Bank of Japan and Dai Ichi Kangyo Bank earlier this year, has been using its pricing system for several months after rigorous testing.

"[The system] is very intuitive and simple to use, and it delivers the pricing for all the types of option we regularly trade," said Seiichi Tanaka, vice-president (options trading) at Mizuho Corporate Bank in Tokyo.

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