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NYSE Euronext Global Index Group Announces 2008 Performance of Indices

First Regular Benchmark Index Performance Report Since Formation of Global Index Group

AMSTERDAM , BRUSSELS , LISBON , LONDON , NEW YORK , PARIS , Jan. 21, 2009-NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) today announced the 2008 performance of its benchmark indices.

This report is the first regular benchmark index performance report that will be part of a regular series by NYSE Euronext’s newly established Global Index Group, and utilizes the exchange’s recently integrated systems and new business development initiatives.

In 2008, NYSE Euronext created the Global Index Group, bringing together the US and European index specialists from NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext and the former American Stock Exchange with a collective portfolio of over 300 benchmark indices.   NYSE Euronext’s Global Index Group provides design, real-time calculation and dissemination services for NYSE Euronext, third-party customized indices and Exchange Traded Products intra-day indicative values. 

As of December 31, 2008, NYSE Euronext had over $12 billion in assets under management linked to NYSE Euronext proprietary indices in US and European Exchange Traded Products and Structured Products. 

Background on NYSE Euronext’s Global Index Group:

With a collective portfolio of over 300 benchmark indices, NYSE Euronext is a leading provider of indices. NYSE Euronext develops proprietary indices to showcase the strength of companies listed on its markets, and to provide investors and issuers with benchmarks that measure the world's leading, most liquid marketplace as well as its key segments.  NYSE Euronext indices are available to be licensed as the basis for tradable products, including Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs), to be launched in the future. In 2008, NYSE Euronext created the Global Index Group, bringing together the US and European index specialists from NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext and the former American Stock Exchange. For more information on NYSE Euronext index services please visit:  http://www.nyse.com/indices

Selected NYSE Euronext indices 2008 performance:

Index Name

Ticker

2008 Price Return

2007 Price Return

European Indices (Euro denominated)

 

 

 

AEX

AEX

-52,32%

4,12%

AMSTERDAM MID CAP

AMX

-52,49%

-3,13%

AMSTERDAM SMALL CAP

ASCX

-52,58%

-4,86%

BEL 20

BEL20

-53,76%

-5,95%

BEL MID

BELMC

-48,90%

-0,32%

BEL SMALL

BELS

-41,69%

0,89%

CAC 40

PX1

-42,68%

1,31%

CAC MID&SMALL190

MS190

-43,64%

-2,28%

CAC MID100

CM100

-42,21%

-1,91%

CAC SMALL90

CS90

-54,17%

-4,91%

EURONEXT 100

N100

-45,25%

3,36%

LOW CARBON 100 EUROPE

LC100

-43,39%

5,41%

NEXT 150

N150

-48,95%

1,76%

NEXT CAC 70

NC70

-44,96%

2,12%

NEXT20

CN20

-47,10%

-5,51%

PSI 20

PSI20

-51,29%

16,27%

ALTERNEXT ALLSHARES

ALASI

-50,00%

-4,09%

 

 

 

 

U.S. Indices (Dollar denominated)

 

 

 

NYSE Composite

NYA

-40,89%

6,58%

NYSE Energy

NYE

-38,27%

27,71%

NYSE Financial

NYK

-53,64%

-13,10%

NYSE Healthcare

NYP

-25,52%

3,04%

NYSE International 100

NYI

-45,11%

13,54%

NYSE TMT

NYY

-41,04%

11,35%

NYSE U.S. 100

NY

-36,34%

1,50%

NYSE World Leaders

NYL

-40,34%

6,77%

Dynamic Market Intellidex

DYI

-37,43%

3,38%

Dynamic OTC Intellidex

DYO

-36,25%

1,53%

NYSE Alternext US Composite*

XAX

-42,00%

17,18%

NYSE Arca Airline*

XAL

-29,33%

-41,10%

NYSE Arca Biotechnology*

BTK

-17,72%

4,28%

NYSE Arca Broker Dealer*

XBD

-62,65%

-14,18%

NYSE Arca China *

CZH

-44,11%

60,73%

NYSE Arca Environmental Services*

AXENV

-31,67%

16,65%

NYSE Arca Gold BUGS*

HUI

-26,13%

21,03%

NYSE Arca Gold Miners*

GDM

-26,79%

16,86%

NYSE Arca Natural Gas*

XNG

-34,54%

29,56%

NYSE Arca Oil*

XOI

-37,19%

31,27%

NYSE Arca Steel*

STEEL

-64,34%

82,08%

NYSE Arca Tech 100 Index

PSEK

-34,99%

7,26%

 

 

 

 

Strategy Indices (Euro denominated)

 

 

 

CAC 40 LEVERAGE

CACLV

-73,26%

-4,18%

CAC 40 XBEAR

CACXB

90,11%

-4,87%

CAC 40 SHORT

CACSH

52,98%

0,91%

AEX LEVERAGE

AEXLV

-81,80%

1,68%

AEX XBEAR

AEXXB

163,82%

-9,49%

AEX SHORT

AEXSH

81,55%

-1,79%

* Formally American Stock Exchange (Amex) branded index

 

 

 

 

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 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 .



Contact: Christiaan Brakman
Phone: 212-656-2094
Email:  cbrakman@nyx.com