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iShares Lists Nine ETFs on NYSE Arca
 

NEW YORK, July 16, 2010 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading nine ETFs sponsored by iShares.

iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Discretionary Sector Index Fund (AXDI)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Discretionary Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Consumer Discretionary Index.
 
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Information Technology Sector Index Fund (AXIT)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Information Technology Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Information Technology Index .
 
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Telecommunication Services Sector Index Fund (AXTE)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Telecommunication Services Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Telecommunication Services Index.
 
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Materials Sector Index Fund (AXMT)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Materials Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Materials Index.
 
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Energy Sector Index Fund (AXEN)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Energy Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Energy Index.
 
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Industrials Sector Index Fund (AXID)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Industrials Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Industrials Index.
 
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Staples Sector Index Fund (AXSL)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Consumer Staples Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Consumer Staples Index.

iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Utilities Sector Index Fund (AXUT)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Utilities Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Utilities Index.
 
iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Health Care Sector Index Fund (AXHE)
The iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Health Care Sector Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI All Country World ex USA Health Care Index.
 
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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 807 primary ETF and 53 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 97 ETNs, 144 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis.  On its European markets, including cross-listings, NYSE Euronext has 529 primary ETFs, 74 ETVs, 5 ETNs, with a total number of 608 listings across the European markets.  In addition, NYSE Euronext lists a total of 14,309 Certificates and Covered Warrants in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon.
 
About iShares (Source: iShares)
iShares is the global product leader in exchange traded funds with over 430 funds globally across equities, fixed income and commodities, which trade on 16 exchanges worldwide. The iShares Funds are bought and sold like common stocks on securities exchanges. The iShares Funds are attractive to many individual and institutional investors and financial intermediaries because of their relative low cost, tax efficiency and trading flexibility. Investors can purchase and sell shares through any brokerage firm, financial advisor, or online broker, and hold the funds in any type of brokerage account. The iShares customer base consists of the institutional segment of pension plans and fund managers, as well as the retail segment of financial advisors and high net worth individuals.
 
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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