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Global X Funds Lists Global X China Materials ETF on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK , January 14, 2010 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the Global X China Materials ETF (Ticker: CHIM). The ETF is sponsored by Global X Funds.

The fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S-BOX China Materials Index.  The Index is a free float adjusted, liquidity tested and market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure performance of the investable universe of companies in the Materials sector of the Chinese economy, as defined by Structured Solutions AG, which generally includes companies whose businesses involve: chemicals; metals and mining; and forestry and paper products.

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 747 primary ETF and 52 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 89 ETNs, 189 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis.  On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 489 primary ETFs, 74 ETVs, 5 ETNs, with a total number of 576 listings across the European markets.  In addition, NYSE Euronext lists a total of 13,159 Certificates and Covered Warrants in Paris , Amsterdam , Brussels and Lisbon .

About Global X Funds (Source: Global X Funds)
Global X Funds is a registered investment company that currently consists of nineteen exchange-traded funds focused on international markets.  The Global X China Materials ETF is part of a family of China Sector funds that also includes the Global X China Consumer ETF (Ticker: CHIQ), Global X China Industrials ETF (Ticker: CHII), Global X China Technology ETF (Ticker: CHIB), Global X China Financials ETF (Ticker: CHIX) and the Global X China Energy ETF (Ticker: CHIE).


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, NYSE Alternext and 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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