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Claymore Lists Claymore China Technology ETF on NYSE Arca
 

NEW YORK , December 8, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the Claymore China Technology ETF (Ticker: CQQQ). The ETF is advised by Claymore Advisors, LLC.

The Fund seeks seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before the Fund’s fees and expenses, of an equity index called the AlphaShares China Technology Index (the “Index”).   The Index is designed to measure and monitor the performance of the universe of publicly-traded companies which are based in mainland China, Hong Kong or Macau; are in the Information Technology Sector (as defined by Standard & Poor’s Global Industry Classification Standard); and are open to foreign investment.   The Index’s methodology is published at www.alphashares.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 728 primary ETF and 50 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 89 ETNs, 194 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis.  On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 487 primary ETFs, 74 ETV listings, 4 ETN and lists a total of 12,2713 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of October 2009.

About Claymore (Source: Claymore)
Claymore Advisors, LLC, an affiliate of Claymore Securities, Inc., serves as investment adviser to the Fund.  Claymore Securities, Inc. is a privately-held financial services company offering unique investment solutions for financial advisors and their valued clients. Claymore entities have provided supervision, management, or servicing on approximately $13.3 billion in assets, as of

September 30, 2009. Claymore currently offers closed end funds, unit investment trusts and exchange-traded funds. Additional information on Claymore’s exchange traded funds is available by calling 888.WHY.ETFS (888.949.3837) or visiting www.claymore.com/ETFs

About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies.  The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.  With more than 8,000 listed issues, NYSE Euronext's equities markets -- the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex and NYSE Alternext as well as NYSE Arca – represent nearly 40 percent of the world's equities trading, 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. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies.  NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100  index and Fortune 500.  For more information, please visit:http://www.nyx.com

Disclaimer
NYSE Euronext and its affiliates do not recommend or make any representation as to possible benefits from any securities or investments, or third-party products or services. Investors should undertake their own due diligence regarding their securities and investment practices. This press release speaks only as of this date. NYSE Euronext disclaims any duty to update the information herein.

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