NEW YORK, June 24, 2010 – NYSE Arca options, one of NYSE Euronext’s two distinct U.S. options exchanges, today announced that it will list and begin trading a weekly Short Term Option Series on Friday, June 25, 2010. Expiring the following Friday, July 2, 2010, these products will be available for AAPL, BAC, BP, C and XLF.
On Friday, June 25, NYSE Arca options will list Call and Put series with Exercise Prices in the following ranges to expire on July 2, 2010:
About NYSE Euronext U.S. Options
NYSE Euronext’s two distinct U.S. options exchanges present a compelling dual market structure that offers customers the traditional market-maker model and expanded array of services of NYSE Amex options or the choice of price-time priority on NYSE Arca options. NYSE Amex options provides customers with a more traditional, value-driven marketplace offering exceptional technology in a proven open-outcry trading environment. As the first U.S. options exchange to introduce the post/take market model, NYSE Arca options offers immediate, cost-effective electronic order execution in nearly 2,000 options issues.
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.