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State Street Global Advisors Lists SPDRŽ Barclays Capital International Corporate Bond ETF on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK, May 20, 2010 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading theSPDR® Barclays Capital International Corporate Bond ETF(Ticker: IBND).  The ETF is sponsored by State Street Global Advisors.

The fund seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital Global Aggregate ex-USD >$1B: Corporate Bond Index, which is designed to be a broad based measure of the global investment-grade, fixed rate, fixed income corporate markets outside the United States.

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 792 primary ETF and 51 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 93 ETNs, 157 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 State Street Global Advisors
State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), delivers investment strategies and integrated solutions to clients worldwide across every asset class, investment approach and style. With $1.7 trillion in assets under management at September 30, 2009, State Street Global Advisors has investment centers in Boston , Hong Kong, London , Montreal , Paris , Singapore , Sydney , Tokyo , Toronto and Zurich , and offices in 26 cities worldwide. For more information, visit State Street Global Advisors at www.ssga.com.

The “SPDR®” trademark is used under license from the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. No financial product offered by State Street Corporation or its affiliates is sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by McGraw-Hill.

Barclays Capital is a trademark of Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays Capital”) and has been licensed for use in connection with the listing and trading of the SPDR Barclays Capital ETFs. The products are not sponsored by, endorsed, sold or promoted by Barclays Capital and Barclays Capital makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in them. (Source: State Street Global Advisors)

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 approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses 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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