China Finance Online Hosted China's Largest Stock-Index Futures Forum

Jun 09, 2010, 07:00 ET from China Finance Online Co., Ltd.

BEIJING, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Finance Online Co., Ltd. ("China Finance Online"," the Company") (Nasdaq: JRJC), the technology-driven, user-focused market leader in China in providing vertically integrated financial services and products including news, data, analytics and brokerage through web portals, software systems, and mobile handsets, today announced that the Company hosted China's largest stock-index futures forum on June 5, 2010 at the Westin Hotel on the Financial Street in Beijing.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the formal inception of China's capital markets as well as the 30th trading day of China's new index futures trading, this forum attracted the most authoritative figures in financial derivative products from various Asian markets. High-profile participants from government regulatory bodies and securities exchanges from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and Singapore discussed the evolving application of financial derivative products in their respective markets. Among the most distinguished VIPs included senior executives and representatives from China Financial Futures Exchange, Shanghai Futures Exchange, NYSE-Euronext, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Korea Exchange, Singapore Stock Exchange, and Taiwan Futures Association.

Attendees also included corporate executives from China's most recognized futures brokerage companies, mutual funds, and other institutional investment firms.

Mr. Zhiwei Zhao, Chief Executive Officer of China Finance Online, stated, "China Finance Online is very excited to have organized and hosted this highest level dialogue regarding stock index futures and financial derivatives products in China among representatives of some of the world's leading capital markets. We are particularly honored to have brought together academia, regulatory officials, and corporate executives from around the region as well as guest from NYSE-Euronext. Given our established brand name, improving data capability, broadening strategic partnerships with key institutions, and increasing user base, we are playing an important role in promoting the long-term, healthy application and development of financial derivative products in China."

About China Finance Online

China Finance Online Co. Limited is the technology-driven, user-focused market leader in China in providing vertically integrated financial services and products including news, data, analytics and brokerage through web portals, software systems, and mobile handsets. Through its web portals, and, the Company provides individual users with subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed-company data, information and analytics from multiple sources with features and functions such as data and information search, retrieval, delivery, storage and analysis. These features and functions are delivered through proprietary software available by download, through the internet or through mobile handsets. Through its subsidiary, Genius, the Company provides financial information database and analytics to institutional customers including domestic securities and investment firms. Through its subsidiary, Daily Growth, the Company provides securities brokerage services for stocks listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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    In China:
     Lily Zhang
     Investor Relations
     China Finance Online Co., Ltd.

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     Kevin Theiss
     Tel:   +1-646-284-9409

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