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Barclays Global Investors Introduces iSharesŪ GSCIŪ Commodity-Indexed Trust on the NYSE
NEW YORK , July 21, 2006 – The New York Stock Exchange announced today that the latest addition to the iShares® family of exchange traded products, the GSCI® Commodity-Indexed Trust (NYSE:GSG ) began trading on the NYSE.  The iShares® GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust is designed to generally correspond to the performance of the GSCI® Total Return Index, before payment of the Trust’s and Investing Pool’s expenses and liabilities.

The GSCI® Total Return Index is a production-weighted index of the prices of a diversified group of futures contracts on physical commodities.  Tracking the performance of 24 commodities from all commodity sectors, the GSCI Total Return Index includes six energy products, five industrial metals, eight agricultural products, three livestock products and two precious metals.

The addition of the iShares® GSCI® Commodity-Indexed Trust brings the NYSE Group’s primary ETF listings to 101.  Combined with 292 ETFs trading on an unlisted trading privilege basis (UTP), year-to-date the NYSE Group trades 38% of all ETF shares traded in U.S. market.

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