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WisdomTree Lists Ten New International Sector ETFs on the NYSE -- First Pure International Sector ETFs --
NEW YORK , Oct. 13, 2006 – NYSE Group, Inc. (NYSE: NYX) today announced that WisdomTree Investments listed 10 new International Sector exchange traded funds on the NYSE.  As the first ETFs to offer pure international sector exposure in a fundamentally-weighted dividend index, the WisdomTree sector ETFs focus on specific industry sectors and consist of only international equity securities. 

“The NYSE is proud to add these new WisdomTree funds to our growing family of NYSE listed ETFs,” said Catherine R. Kinney, NYSE Group President and co-COO.  “Our partnership with WisdomTree expands upon our commitment to building the ETF marketplace.  We are proud to continue to add more groundbreaking WisdomTree products to our roster of exchange traded funds.”

WisdomTree International Sector ETFs:

Name Symbol
WisdomTree International Basic Materials Sector Fund            DBN
WisdomTree International Communications Sector Fund   DGG
WisdomTree International Consumer Cyclical Sector Fund   DPC
WisdomTree International Consumer Non-Cyclical Sector Fund DPN
WisdomTree International Energy Sector Fund DKA
WisdomTree International Financial Sector Fund 
   DRF
WisdomTree International Health Care Sector Fund 
WisdomTree International Industrial Sector Fund  
WisdomTree International Technology Sector Fund  
WisdomTree International Utilities Sector Fund

With the addition of these listings, the NYSE Group will have 116 primary ETF listings.   Combined with ETFs trading on an unlisted trading privilege basis (UTP), the NYSE Group handled 44% of all ETF shares traded in the U.S. market, the largest single exchange liquidity pool for ETF trading through third-quarter 2006.  

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About WisdomTree Investments, Inc.

WisdomTree Investments has developed the first family of fundamentally-weighted dividend indexes and ETFs.  The WisdomTree Indexes cover all major market capitalizations, both domestically and internationally.  WisdomTree Investments has attracted a talented group of industry veterans to its Board of Directors, including Professor Jeremy Siegel of The Wharton School, and legendary investor Michael Steinhardt.

About WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc.
WisdomTree Asset Management provides institutions with a variety of products, strategies and ETFs based on WisdomTree’s proprietary index methodology.

No Sponsorship or Advice
The securities described in this press release are not sponsored, offered or sold by NYSE Group, Inc. or any of its affiliates.  NYSE Group, Inc. does not make any representation regarding any such securities or the advisability of investing in any such securities. Investors are urged to consult their investment advisors and the respective prospectuses for such securities.  

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. On Sept. 30, 2006 , our listed operating companies represent a total global market capitalization of over $ 22.6 trillion. In the third quarter 2006, on an average trading day, almost 1.6 billion shares, valued at over $57.3 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 provides customers with fast electronic execution and open, direct and anonymous market access.

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Contact: Mirtha Medina
Phone: 212.656.6192
Email:  mmedina@nyse.com