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Five TDAX Independence ETFs List on NYSE Arca
-The Industry’s First Target-Date ETFs for Life Event Planning-

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2007  –NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) today announced that five TDAX Independence ETFs listed and began trading on NYSE Arca.  Designed to track the performance of the Zacks Lifecycle Indexes, which are indexes designed to draw exposure from three broad asset classes: international equities, domestic equities, and fixed income, these ETFs will be reconstituted and rebalanced annually, or quarterly when necessary, based on the Zacks methodology.   

Fund Name

Ticker

TDAX Independence 2010 ETF

TDD

TDAX Independence 2020 ETF

TDH

TDAX Independence 2030 ETF

TDN

TDAX Independence  2040 ETF

TDV

TDAX Independence  In-Target ETF

TDX

“NYSE Arca welcomes these five innovative TDAX Independence ETFs, the first to offer investors a systematically managed position in a multi-asset target-date exchange-traded fund,” said NYSE Group Senior Vice President, Exchange Traded Funds and Indexes, Lisa Dallmer.   "Tracking the performance of the Zacks Lifecycle Indexes, the TDAX Independence ETFs provide a mix of components and assets that change to reflect the holder's proximity to a target date.   These products provide an investment solution, all in one ETF and a truly ground-breaking approach to managing your financial future."

Including today’s listings, NYSE Group markets have 219 primary ETF listings and trade all other eligible ETFs on a UTP basis.   In first half of 2007, NYSE Group handled 43% of all ETF shares traded in the U.S.  market.  As the largest public liquidity pool for ETF trading, NYSE Group is committed to offering investors the most innovative new investment options with superior pricing and market quality.

About NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext, a holding company created by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V., commenced trading on April 4, 2007 . NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) operates the world’s largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services.   NYSE Euronext, which brings together six cash equities exchanges in five countries and six derivatives exchanges in six countries, is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. Representing a combined $30.8 trillion/€22.8 trillion total market capitalization of listed companies and average daily trading value of approximately $127.0 billion/€94.0 billion (as of June 29, 2007), NYSE Euronext seeks to provide the highest standards of market quality and integrity, innovative products and services to investors, issuers, and all users of its markets.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements concerning NYSE Euronext’s plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical or current facts. Forward-looking statements are based on NYSE Euronext’s current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.   Factors that could cause NYSE Euronext’s results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to:  NYSE Euronext’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 Euronext Registration Statement (document de base) filed with the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (Registered on November 30, 2006 under No. 06-0184), 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K, as amended, and other periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers. 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 Euronext that the projections will prove to be correct. This press release speaks only as of this date. NYSE Euronext disclaims any duty to update the information herein.



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