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iShares Lists Three ETFs on NYSE Arca
136 iShares ETF Listed with NYSE Group

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2007 –NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) today announced that three iShares exchange traded funds (ETFs) listed and began trading on NYSE Arca.  These three new funds include various characteristics which offer investors unique exposure to the developing global market place; including Japan, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Spain.

“We are pleased to continue our strong relationship with Barclays by listing these new products, joining the 133 iShares already listed with NYSE Group,” said NYSE Group Senior Vice President, Exchange Traded Funds and Indexes, Lisa Dallmer. "Today's new listings provide investors with an opportunity to participate in global growth prospects and access innovation in developing marketplaces."

iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap Index Fund (symbol: SCZ)- )- Tracks the performance of 40% of the eligible small cap universe in each industry group of the iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap Index. As of June, 2007, the MSCI EAFE Index consisted of the following 21 developed market country indexes: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. 

iShares S&P Global Infrastructure Index Fund (symbol: IGF)-
Tracks the performance of the iShares S&P Global Infrastructure Index which measures stocks of large infrastructure companies around the world; including companies involved in utilities, energy and transportation infrastructure, management or ownership of oil and gas storage and transportation; airport services; highways and rail tracks;   marine ports and services; and electric, gas and water utilities.

iShares MSCI Kokusai Index Fund (symbol: TOK) Tracks the performance of the iShares MSCI Kokusai Index   which is designed to measure equity market performance in those countries that MSCI has classified as having developed economies, excluding Japan ("DEEJ"). As of June 2006, the MSCI Kokusai Index consisted of the following 22 country indexes: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Including today’s listings, NYSE Group markets have 230 primary ETF listings and trade all other eligible ETFs on a UTP basis.  Through the first three quarters of 2007, NYSE Group handled 41% 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.

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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 $30.3 trillion/€21.3 trillion total market capitalization of listed companies and average daily trading value of approximately $139 billion/€103 billion (as of September 30, 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.  NYSE Euronext and its affiliates do not recommend or make any representation as to possible benefits from any securities, products, services or investments. Investors should undertake their own due diligence regarding their securities and investment practices.

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Contact: Stephanie Scotto
Phone: 212.656.4896
Email:  sscotto@nyse.com