NEW YORK , August 19, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the Global X FTSE Nordic 30 ETF (Ticker: GXF). The ETF is sponsored by Global X Funds.
Global X Funds Lists Global X FTSE Nordic 30 ETF on NYSE Arca
The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the FTSE Nordic 30 Index, which tracks the performance of the 30 largest and most liquid companies in Sweden , Denmark , Norway and Finland .
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 683 primary ETF and 46 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 84 ETNs, 214 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 417 primary ETFs, 73 ETV listings, 4 ETN and lists a total of 11,632 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of July 2009.
About Global X Funds
Global X Funds is a registered investment company that currently consists of two exchanged-traded fund: the Global X/Interbolsa FTSE Colombia 20 ETF (GXG) and the Global X FTSE Nordic 30 ETF (GXF). The investment adviser to the Fund is Global X Management Company LLC, which provides the day-to-day portfolio management of the Fund. (Source: Global X Funds)
About NYSE Euronext
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