NEW YORK , February 17, 2010 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading theEmerging Global Shares INDXX China Infrastructure Index Fund(Ticker: CHXX). The ETF is sponsored by Emerging Global Advisors.
Emerging Global Advisors Lists Emerging Global Shares INDXX China Infrastructure Index Fund on NYSE Arca
The Fund seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield performance of the INDXX China Infrastructure Index, which is a free-float market capitalization weighted stock market index comprised of 30 leading companies that INDXX, LLC determines to be representative of China’s Infrastructure sectors.
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 761 primary ETF and 50 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 90 ETNs, 174 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 497 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 1,722 Certificates and Covered Warrants in Paris , Amsterdam , Brussels and Lisbon .
About Emerging Global Advisors
Emerging Global Advisors 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 opportunitiesin the emerging markets. More information on the firm and its ETF products can be found at www.egshares.comwww.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
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