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34 Vanguard ETFs Begin Trading on NYSE Arca
 

NEW YORK , Sept. 19, 2008–-NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its fully-owned subsidiary NYSE Arca today began trading 34 Vanguard Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) after the group transferred over from the American Stock Exchange (AMEX).

Each of the 34 Vanguard ETFs, mentioned below, began trading on NYSE Arca this morning as an exclusive primary listing. Four other Vanguard ETFs Vanguard® Mega Cap 300 ETF, Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Growth ETF, Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Value ETF and Vanguard Total World Stock ETF – were already traded on NYSE Arca.

Vanguard is a leader in the ETF marketplace, offering 38 stock and bond ETFs. Vanguard’s ETF assets grew 25% over the past year ended August 2008, to nearly $51 billion in total assets. Vanguard ranks among the top ETF providers in net cash flow this year, garnering more than $14 billion, which represents about one-third of the ETF industry total cash flow in 2008.

Including today's new listings, NYSE Arca has 306 primary ETF listings, 38 of which are Vanguard ETFs and 80 Exchange Traded Notes.  As an industry leader in ETF and ETN listings and trading, exchange traded products listed on NYSE Arca represent 55% of ETF and ETN assets under management in the U.S. , nearly $591 billion, the most of any exchange.

As the first fully electronic platform to utilize designated liquidity providers, NYSE Arca sets the national best bid and offer nearly 85% of the time, leading all U.S. exchanges.  NYSE Arca remains an established leader in the ETF and ETN market place offering investors some of the industry’s fastest and most innovative trading tools to access liquidity. Including today’s listing, NYSE Arca has 306 primary ETF and 80 ETN listings and trades all other eligible ETFs on a UTP-basis.  In 2007, NYSE Arca added 101 new ETFs and ETNs to its roster of primary listings, including a record 80 IPOs. 

Name and ticker symbol of the 34 Vanguard ETFs moving to NYSE Arca from the Amex:

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF

 

BIV

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF

 

BLV

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

 

BND

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF

 

BSV

Vanguard Extended Duration ETF

 

EDV

Vanguard Materials ETF

 

VAW

Vanguard Small-Cap ETF

 

VB

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF

 

VBK

Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF

 

VBR

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF

 

VCR

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF

 

VDC

Vanguard Energy ETF

 

VDE

Vanguard Europe Pacific ETF

 

VEA

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF

 

VEU

Vanguard Financials ETF

 

VFH

Vanguard European ETF

 

VGK

Vanguard Information Technology ETF

 

VGT

Vanguard Health Care ETF

 

VHT

Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF

 

VIG

Vanguard Industrials ETF

 

VIS

Vanguard REIT ETF

 

VNQ

Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF

 

VO

Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF

 

VOE

Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF

 

VOT

Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF

 

VOX

Vanguard Pacific ETF

 

VPL

Vanguard Utilities ETF

 

VPU

Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF

 

VTI

Vanguard Value ETF

 

VTV

Vanguard Growth ETF

 

VUG

Vanguard Large-Cap ETF

 

VV

Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF

 

VWO

Vanguard Extended Market ETF

 

VXF

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF

 

VYM

 

The funds prospectus and other fund information are available at the Vanguard website.

For more information, please visit: http://vanguard.com/

 

About NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext (NYX) operates the world’s leading and most liquid exchange group, and seeks to provide the highest levels of quality, customer choice and innovation.  Its family of exchanges, located in six countries, includes the New York Stock Exchange, the world's largest cash equities market; Euronext, the Eurozone's largest cash equities market; Liffe, Europe's leading derivatives exchange by value of trading; and NYSE Arca Options, one of the fastest growing U.S. options trading platforms.  NYSE Euronext offers a diverse array of financial products and services for issuers, investors and financial institutions in cash equities, options and derivatives, ETFs, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions.  As the world’s largest exchange group by number of listings and market capitalization, NYSE Euronext is home to over 6,400 listed issues representing a combined $26.7 / 17.1€ trillion (as of June 30, 2008) in total global market capitalization, approximately four times that of any other exchange group.  NYSE Euronext's equity exchanges transact an average daily trading value of approximately $157.0 /102.7€ billion (as of June 30, 2008), which represents more than one-third of the world's cash equities trading.  NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index.  For more information and free real-time stock prices for all NYSE-listed securities, please visit www.nyx.com.

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