~ leading financial website further extends global market coverage ~

ADVFN (www.advfn.com) is now providing users with free Japanese market data, marking another significant step forward in the site’s global expansion.

Private investors can now obtain quotes and view streaming intraday and historical charts for stocks and indexes on:

- The Tokyo Stock Exchange – the world’s second largest market which includes the renowned Nikkei 225 (JSX:NI225) and individual stocks such as Mitsubishi Motors (JSX:7211) and Sony Corp (JSX:6758).

- The Fukuoka Stock Exchange – an exchange specialising in small- to mid-cap companies from, and international companies operating within, the Fukuoka region, including Misawa Homes (JSX:F1747) and Seiko Electric (JSX:F6653).

- The Sapporo Stock Exchange – an exchange specialising in small- to mid-cap companies from, and international companies operating within, the Hokkaido region, including Loginet (JSX:S9027) and Career Bank (JSX:S4834).

ADVFN is providing full Level one data including bid, offer, highs, lows and current prices along with traded volumes. Investors can watch their chosen stocks and indexes on their monitor pages, add them into their portfolios alongside their other investments and set up email alerts.

“Japanese stocks rose to a four-year high last year and the trend shows all signs of being just as profitable throughout 2006,” said Clem Chambers, CEO at ADVFN. “With ADVFN’s advanced fundamental and technical analysis tools, investors and traders can be sure they are in the best position to take advantage of future money-making opportunities.”

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About ADVFN

ADVFN (www.advfn.com) is Europe’s number one stocks and shares Web site. With full real-time coverage of the London Stock Exchange, the euronext-liffe, OFEX, NASDAQ, Amex and NYSE, including FTSE, Dow and S&P indices, ADVFN provides professional quality information to the person on the street.

ADVFN was established in the last quarter of 1999 and floated on AIM in March 2000. It now has over 650,000 registered users who generate in excess of 38 million page impressions a month.

We currently cover the following areas in the UK, France and America:

•Free real-time prices from the London Stock Exchange

•EURONEXT-LIFFE

•EURONEXT - Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam

•NASDAQ

•NYSE

•AMEX

•CBOT

•OFEX

•FOREX

•GTIS FOREX

•NYMEX

•COMEX

•Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)

•Kansas Board of Trade

•OneChicago

•Russian stocks and indices

•Canadian stocks, indices, options and derivatives

•German stocks and indices – Xetra

•Australian Stock Exchange

•Fukuoka Stock Exchange

•Sapporo Stock Exchange

•Tokyo Stock Exchange

•Irish stocks and indices

•Mexican Exchange

•Chilean Exchange

•Greek stocks and indices

•Singapore stocks and indices

•Helsinki Stock Exchange

•Stockholm Stock Exchange

•Copenhagen Stock Exchange

•Warsaw Stock Exchange

•Swiss Indices

•Johannesburg Stock Exchange and indices

•Level 2 data

•NASDAQ TotalViewSM data

•Comprehensive fundamental data

•Streaming stock charts, historic and intraday

•CREST stock loan data

•Portfolios

•RNS and AFX news

•UK's busiest financial bulletin boards

•Historical data downloads

•Stock monitors and filters

•Covered Warrants

•Trading signals

•Investor Relations Web site solutions

•PDA service

•SMS stock quote service

•Headlines – news headline and archive search

For further press information, please contact: Francesca De Franco on 020 7070 0932 E-mail francescad@advfn.com

Published on: 12:00AM on 9th January 2006