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31 Rydex ETFs List on NYSE Arca
 

NEW YORK, October 31, 2008 –-NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its fully-owned subsidiary NYSE Arca today began trading 31 Rydex Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) on a listed basis after the group transferred listing from NYSE Alternext US (formerly, the American Stock Exchange).

Each of the 31 Rydex ETFs, mentioned below, began trading on NYSE Arca this morning as an exclusive primary listing.  Rydex is one of the leaders in the ETF marketplace, offering 39 index and currency focused ETFs. 
 
Name and ticker symbol of the 31 Rydex ETFs moving to NYSE Arca from NYSE Alternext US:

Name

Trading Symbol

Rydex S&P Equal Weight ETF

RSP

Rydex Russell Top 50 ETF

XLG

Rydex S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF

RPG

Rydex S&P 500 Pure Value ETF

RPV

Rydex S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF

RFG

Rydex S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF

RFV

Rydex S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Growth ETF

RZG

Rydex S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF

RZV

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF

RCD

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF

RHS

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Health Care ETF

RYH

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Industrials ETF

RGI

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Materials ETF

RTM

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Technology ETF

RYT

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Utilities ETF

RYU

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Energy ETF

RYE

Rydex S&P Equal Weight Financial ETF

RYF

Rydex 2x Russell 2000 ETF

RRY

Rydex 2x S&P 500 ETF

RSU

Rydex 2x S&P MidCap 400 ETF

RMM

Rydex Inverse 2x Russell 2000 ETF

RRZ

Rydex Inverse 2x S&P 500 ETF

RSW

Rydex Inverse 2x S&P MidCap 400 ETF

RMS

Rydex Inverse 2X S&P Select Sector Energy ETF

REC

Rydex Inverse 2X S&P Select Sector Financial ETF

RFN

Rydex Inverse 2X S&P Select Sector Technology ETF

RTW

Rydex Inverse 2X S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF

RHO

Rydex 2X S&P Select Sector Energy ETF

REA

Rydex 2X S&P Select Sector Financial ETF

RFL

Rydex 2X S&P Select Sector Technology ETF

RTG

Rydex 2X S&P Select Sector Health Care ETF

RHM

The funds’ prospectuses and other fund information are available at the Rydex website.
For more information, please visit: www.rydexfunds.com.

Background on NYSE Arca-Listed ETFs and ETNs
Exchange traded products listed on NYSE Arca represent 59% of ETF and ETN assets under management in the U.S., nearly $353 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 83% of the time, leading all U.S. exchanges.  NYSE Arca remains an established leader in the ETF and ETN marketplace offering investors some of the industry’s fastest and most innovative trading tools to access liquidity. Including today’s listings, NYSE Arca has 349 primary ETF listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 82 ETNs and 18 certificates and trades all other eligible ETFs on a UTP basis.
 
About Rydex Investments
Rydex Investments continues to drive change in the financial industry by introducing investment
products and services that challenge conventional thinking, empower investors and provide essential
new options for uncertain market conditions. Rydex manages approximately $13 billion in assets via
nearly 100 mutual funds and exchange traded products. (Source: Rydex Investments)
 
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the world’s leading, most liquid and diverse exchange group.  It offers a broad and growing array of financial products and services in cash equities, futures, options, exchange-traded products, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions, all designed to meet the evolving needs of issuers, investors and financial institutions.  Spanning multiple asset classes and six countries, NYSE Euronext’s exchanges include the New York Stock Exchange, Liffe, Euronext and NYSE Arca.  With more than 6,500 listed issues, more than any other exchange group, trading on NYSE Euronext’s equity markets represents more than one-third of the world's cash equities volume.  NYSE Euronext also manages the leading European derivatives exchange by value of 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, please visit www.nyx.com.
 
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