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NYSE InfoToolsSM Free Pilot Begins Monday
Giving Investors of All Kinds Access to Valuable NYSE Trading Information

NEW YORK, June 9, 2006 – Beginning Monday, June 12, NYSE Group, Inc. (NYSE: NYX ) will offer a free 60-day trial for its new market data product, NYSE InfoToolsSM as part of a promotion introducing this innovative suite of investor information products.  NYSE InfoTools is a uniquely applicable information product designed to provide retail and institutional investors with in-depth analysis of NYSE-listed stock trading activity.

NYSE InfoTools provides investors with unparalleled levels of transparency and detail for NYSE listed trading and order flow.  By offering users the capability to actively monitor the composition of executed order flow through real-time datafeeds and detailed historical reports, InfoTools greatly improves investors’ ability to examine and assess NYSE market activity and compare it with historic norms. 

“InfoTools is a product unlike anything else available in today’s marketplace,” said Ron Jordan, Senior Vice President, Market Data.  “The free 60-day pilot gives investors of all types and sophistication the opportunity to experience the possibilities and value of InfoTools risk free.  This product allows investors trading in any of the 4,000 plus NYSE-listed issues to dissect the NYSE market in a truly innovative way.”

During the initial phase of InfoTools, two datafeeds, two end-of-day data files and complete 2006 monthly historical data files will be available to participants free of charge.  ReTracSM, the first of these datafeeds, provides real-time monitoring of retail executions, while the second datafeed, ProTracSM, provides real-time monitoring of program trade executions on the Exchange.  Each feed is augmented by a separate end-of-day file that provides a comprehensive summary of the day’s activity and an increased level of detail further enhancing investors’ ability to asses NYSE market trends. 

The ReTrac end-of-day report, or ReTrac EODSM is a thorough summation of the total amount of shares bought and sold by retail investors and the ProTrac EODSM summarizes the amount of program trades executed under index arbitrage strategies from all other program trading.  Both datafeeds and end-of-day reports are available for the previous six months of trading at no additional charge.

For more information on NYSE InfoTools pilot program, vendors and product features, please visit http://www.nysedata.com/infotools.

 

About NYSE Group, Inc.
NYSE Group, Inc. (NYSE:NYX) operates two securities exchanges: the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) and NYSE Arca (formerly known as the Archipelago Exchange, or ArcaEx®, and the Pacific Exchange).   NYSE Group is a leading provider of securities listing, trading and market data products and services.  The NYSE is the world’s largest and most liquid cash equities exchange.  The NYSE provides a reliable, orderly, liquid and efficient marketplace where investors buy and sell listed companies’ common stock and other securities.  Our listed operating companies represent a total global market capitalization of over $22.9 trillion.  In the first quarter 2006, on an average trading day, over 1.7 billion shares, valued at over $65 billion, were traded on the NYSE. 

NYSE Arca operates the first open, all-electronic stock exchange in the United States and has a leading position in trading exchange-traded funds and exchange-listed securities.  NYSE Arca is also an exchange for trading equity options.  NYSE Arca’s trading platform links traders to multiple U.S. market centers and provide customers with fast electronic execution and open, direct and anonymous market access.

NYSE Regulation, an independent not-for-profit subsidiary, regulates member organizations through the enforcement of marketplace rules and federal securities laws.  NYSE Regulation also ensures that companies listed on the NYSE and NYSE Arca meet their financial and corporate governance listing standards.

For more information on NYSE Group, go to:  www.nyse.com.  Information contained on our website does not constitute a part of the prospectus relating to the proposed offering.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These statements are based on NYSE Group’s current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause NYSE Group’s actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements.  There can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.  Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause NYSE Group’s results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to:  NYSE Group’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and fluctuations, government and industry regulation, interest rate risk and U.S. and global competition, and other factors detailed in NYSE Group’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  In addition, these statements are based on a number of assumptions that are subject to change.  Accordingly, actual results may be materially higher or lower than those projected.  The inclusion of such projections herein should not be regarded as a representation by NYSE Group that the projections will prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

 



Contact: Eric Ryan
Phone: 212.656.2411
Email:  eryan@nyse.com