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76 State Street ETFs List on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK, November 7, 2008 –-NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its fully-owned subsidiary NYSE Arca today began trading 76 State Street Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), managed by SSgA Funds Management, Inc., on a listed basis after the group transferred listing from NYSE Alternext US (formerly, the American Stock Exchange).
 
Each of the 76 State Street ETFs, mentioned below, began trading on NYSE Arca this morning as an exclusive primary listing. 
 
Three SPDR® ETFs: SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), the first US commodity-based exchange traded security and one of the fastest growing exchange traded products; SPDR DJ EURO STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ); and SPDR DJ STOXX 50 ETF (FEU), are currently listed on NYSE Arca. 
 
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT).  State Street Global Advisors is one of the largest ETF providers in the United States and globally.  As of September 30, 2008, US assets under management in State Street's ETFs totaled more than $168 billion – up from $133.9 billion year over year. 

Name and ticker symbol of the 76 State Street ETFs moving to NYSE Arca from NYSE Alternext US:

Security Name

ETF Trading Symbol

Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLY

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLP

DIAMONDS Trust, Series 1

DIA

Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLE

Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLF

Health Care Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLV

Industrial Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLI

Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLB

SPDR FTSE/Macquarie Global Infrastructure 100 ETF

GII

SPDR Barclays Capital TIPS ETF

IPE

SPDR DB International Government Inflation-Protected Bond ETF

WIP

SPDR DJ Global Titans ETF

DGT

SPDR DJ Wilshire Global Real Estate ETF

RWO

SPDR DJ Wilshire International Real Estate ETF

RWX

SPDR DJ Wilshire Large Cap ETF

ELR

SPDR DJ Wilshire Large Cap Growth ETF

ELG

SPDR DJ Wilshire Large Cap Value ETF

ELV

SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF

EMM

SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap Growth ETF

EMG

SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap Value ETF

EMV

SPDR DJ Wilshire REIT ETF

RWR

SPDR DJ Wilshire Small Cap ETF

DSC

SPDR DJ Wilshire Small Cap Growth ETF

DSG

SPDR DJ Wilshire Small Cap Value ETF

DSV

SPDR DJ Wilshire Total Market ETF

TMW

SPDR KBW Bank ETF

KBE

SPDR KBW Capital Markets ETF

KCE

SPDR KBW Insurance ETF

KIE

SPDR KBW Regional Banking ETF

KRE

SPDR Lehman 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF

BIL

SPDR Lehman Aggregate Bond ETF

LAG

SPDR Lehman California Municipal Bond ETF

CXA

SPDR Lehman High Yield Bond ETF

JNK

SPDR Lehman Intermediate Term Treasury ETF

ITE

SPDR Lehman International Treasury Bond ETF

BWX

SPDR Lehman Long Term Treasury ETF

TLO

SPDR Lehman Municipal Bond ETF

TFI

SPDR Lehman New York Municipal Bond ETF

INY

SPDR Lehman Short Term Municipal Bond ETF

SHM

SPDR Morgan Stanley Technology ETF

MTK

SPDR MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF

CWI

SPDR Russell/Nomura PRIME Japan ETF

JPP

SPDR Russell/Nomura Small Cap Japan ETF

JSC

SPDR S&P Biotech ETF

XBI

SPDR S&P BRIC 40 ETF

BIK

SPDR S&P China ETF

GXC

SPDR S&P Dividend ETF

SDY

SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF

GMF

SPDR S&P Emerging Europe ETF

GUR

SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF

GML

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF

GMM

SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF

EWX

SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF

GAF

SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF

XHB

SPDR S&P International Consumer Discretionary Sector ETF

IPD

SPDR S&P International Consumer Staples Sector ETF

IPS

SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF

DWX

SPDR S&P International Energy Sector ETF

IPW

SPDR S&P International Financial Sector ETF

IPF

SPDR S&P International Health Care Sector ETF

IRY

SPDR S&P International Industrial Sector ETF

IPN

SPDR S&P International Materials Sector ETF

IRV

SPDR S&P International Mid Cap ETF

MDD

SPDR S&P International Small Cap ETF

GWX

SPDR S&P International Technology Sector ETF

IPK

SPDR S&P International Telecommunications Sector ETF

IST

SPDR S&P International Utilities Sector ETF

IPU

SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

XME

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Equipment & Services ETF

XES

SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF

XOP

SPDR S&P Pharmaceuticals ETF

XPH

SPDR S&P Retail ETF

XRT

SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF

XSD

SPDR S&P World ex-US ETF

GWL

Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLK

Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF

XLU

The funds’ prospectuses and other fund information are available at the SSgA Funds Management, Inc. website. For more information, please visit:www.spdretfs.com.

Background on NYSE Arca-Listed ETFs and ETNs
Exchange traded products listed on NYSE Arca represent 61% of ETF and ETN assets under management in the U.S., nearly $304 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 82% 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 557 primary ETF listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 82 ETNs and 18 certificates and trades all other eligible ETFs on a UTP basis.

About State Street Global Advisors
State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), delivers investment strategies and integrated solutions to clients worldwide across every asset class, investment approach and style. With $1.7 trillion in assets under management at September 30, 2008, State Street Global Advisors has investment centers in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Montreal, Munich, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Zurich, and offices in 27 cities worldwide.
(Source: State Street Global Advisors)

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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