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Emerging Global Shares LLC Lists Two New ETFs on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK, May 21, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the Emerging Global Shares Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index Fund (NYSE Arca: EMT) and the Emerging Global Shares Dow Jones Emerging Markets Energy Titans Index Fund  (NYSE Arca: EEO).  The ETFs are sponsored by Emerging Global Shares LLC and are the first products by the Emerging Global Shares family of Exchange-Traded Funds to list on NYSE Arca.
 
Emerging Global Shares Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index Fund (NYSE Arca: EMT) seeks to achieve its investment objective of total return by investing in the constituent securities of the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index. The Dow Jones Emerging Markets Metals & Mining Titans Index is a stock market index comprised of 30 leading Emerging Markets companies that Dow Jones Indexes deems to be in the Metals & Mining sector of the global economy.
 
Emerging Global Shares Dow Jones Emerging Markets Energy Titans Index Fund (NYSE Arca: EEO) seeks to achieve its investment objective of total return by investing in the constituent securities of the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Oil and Gas Titans Index. The Dow Jones Emerging Markets Oil and Gas Titans Index is a stock market index comprised of 30 leading Emerging Markets companies that Dow Jones Indexes deems to be part of the Oil and Gas sector of the global economy, which also includes alternative energy sources other than oil and gas.
 
The fund’s prospectus and other fund information are available at:  http://www.egshares.com.
 
Background on Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) on NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest Exchange Traded Products marketplace, and is the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs) and Warrants and Certificates trading.  NYSE Euronext's offering of these products provides investors access to regulated listings as well as fast and innovative trading tools to access liquidity. NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext's US market for ETFs, has 670 primary ETF and 46 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 85 ETNs, 238 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis.  On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 382 primary ETFs, 74 ETV listings, 1 ETN and lists a total of 12,293 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of April 2009.
 
About Emerging Global Shares LLC
Emerging Global Advisors LLC is an independent investment advisory firm and the sponsor of the Emerging Global Shares family of Exchange-Traded Funds.  The firm’s thematic research focuses primarily on investor opportunities in the emerging markets.  More information on the firm and its ETF products can be found at www.egshares.com. The Emerging Global Shares Funds are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc. Robert Holderith is a registered representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.
 
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the world’s most diverse exchange group, offering a broad and growing array of financial products and services in Europe and the United States that include cash equities, futures, options, exchange-traded products, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions.  With over 8,000 listed issues globally, NYSE Euronext's equities markets -- the New York Stock Exchange, Euronext, NYSE Arca, and NYSE Amex -- represent nearly 40% of the world's cash equities trading volume, the most liquidity of any global exchange group.  NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, the leading European derivatives business and the world’s second largest derivatives business by value of trading.  NYSE Euronext offers comprehensive global commercial technology, connectivity, and market data products and services through its innovative trading solutions unit, NYSE Technologies.  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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