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NYSE Lists 8 New iShares® Fixed Income ETFs
-iShares is Still the Only Family of Fixed Income ETFs-

New York,  Jan. 11, 2007–NYSE Group, Inc. (NYSE: NYX) today announced that 8 new iShares® Lehman bond funds began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.  Designed to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the specific benchmark indexes representing segments of the U.S. bond market, these original listings offer greater transparency and trading flexibility to bond investors.

“Being the first to offer, and now, to expand the breadth of fixed income focused ETFs, iShares is a proven innovator in the ETF marketplace,” said NYSE Group CEO, John A. Thain.  “Our partnership with iShares continues to grow with the listing of more ground-breaking products like the iShares Lehman bond funds offering diversified exposure to the U.S. fixed income market.  Combined with the NYSE’s established market quality benefits, we continue to provide a compelling offering for investors.”

Including today’s original listings, NYSE Group has 143 primary ETF listings, 102 of which are iShares® products.   In 2006, NYSE Group handled over 43% of all ETF shares traded in the U.S. market.   As the largest exchange for ETF trading, NYSE Group is committed to offering investors the most innovative new investment options with superior pricing and market quality.


Fund Name

Ticker

iShares Lehman Government/Credit Bond Fund

GBF

iShares Lehman Credit Bond Fund

CFT

iShares Lehman 1-3 Year Credit   Bond Fund

CSJ

iShares Lehman Intermediate Credit  Bond Fund

CIU

iShares Lehman Intermediate Government/Credit Bond Fund

GVI

iShares Lehman Short Treasury Bond Fund

SHV

iShares Lehman 3-7 Year Treasury Bond Fund

IEI

iShares Lehman 10-20 Year Treasury Bond Fund

TLH

For more information and data on NYSE Group listed ETFs and other products, please visit: http://www.nyse.com/etfs.

 

About NYSE Group, Inc
NYSE Group, Inc. (NYSE:NYX) operates two securities exchanges: the New York Stock Exchange LLC (the “NYSE”) and NYSE Arca, Inc. (formerly known as the Pacific Exchange). NYSE Group is a leading provider of securities listing, trading and market data products and services. In 2006, on an average trading day, 2.3 billion shares, valued at $86.8 billion, were traded on the exchanges of the NYSE Group.

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 December 31, 2006 , the operating companies listed on the NYSE represented a total global market capitalization of $25.0 trillion.

NYSE Arca, Inc. operates the former ArcaEx®, the first open, all-electronic stock exchange in the United States , which has a leading position in trading exchange-traded funds and exchange-listed securities. NYSE Arca, Inc. is also an exchange for trading equity options.  NYSE Arca, Inc.’s trading platforms 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.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this 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. NYSE Group undertakes no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.



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