This section has effect for the purposes of sections 674 and 675.
When information generally available]
Information is generally available if:
(a) it consists of readily observable matter; or
(b) without limiting the generality of paragraph (a), both of the following subparagraphs apply:
(i) it has been made known in a manner that would, or would be likely to, bring it to the attention of persons who commonly invest in securities of a kind whose price or value might be affected by the information; and
(ii) since it was so made known, a reasonable period for it to be disseminated among such persons has elapsed.
Deductions, conclusions or inferences]
Information is also generally available if it consists of deductions, conclusions or inferences made or drawn from either or both of the following:
(a) information referred to in paragraph (2)(a);
(b) information made known as mentioned in subparagraph (2)(b)(i).