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NYSE Euronext Maintains Leading Position in Global Exchange Traded Products Market
- In the European markets, all-time high turnover volumes for ETFs & ETVs and over 65,000 new certificates and warrants listings in 2011-
-NYSE Arca listed nearly 300 new ETPs in 2011 – a new record-
-Over $1 trillion in combined listed assets under management on NYSE Arca, more than any U.S. exchange group-

Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, New York, Paris, January 12, 2012
– NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced that it led the market in Exchange Traded Products (ETP) listings with more than 450 new ETN, ETF and ETV listings globally in 2011.  Over 65,000 new certificates and warrants were also listed in the European markets of NYSE Euronext. NYSE Arca, its fully electronic U.S. market, reported nearly 300 new ETP listings in 2011 -- setting a new record compared to 220 new products in 2010. On its European markets, ETF turnover volume[1] reached an all-time highof €117 billion, an increase of 17% compared to 2010.   

In the U.S., NYSE Arca listed nearly 300 new ETPs, including the launch of nine new active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) from issuers, and 70% and 110% respective increases from 2010 in new listings of Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) and Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs).  Of the nearly 300 new listings, NYSE Arca added 201 ETFs, 77 ETNs and 19 ETVs. Combined assets under management for NYSE Arca-listed ETPs increased 5% from December 2010 to reach $1 trillion, far more than any other U.S. exchange group.

In 2011, ETPs industry-wide reached $80 billion in consolidated turnover volume[1] and now represent approximately 32% of all U.S. equity trading in traded value, an increase of nearly 2% from 2010. There are currently 1,284 NYSE Arca-listed ETPs comprised of 1,005 ETFs, 203 ETNs, and 76 ETVs.

"NYSE Euronext is proud to see impressive growth and market innovation in Exchange Traded Products on our platform,” said Lisa Dallmer, Chief Operating Officer, European Cash Markets & Europe Market Services. “Our continued success is a result ofour setting the national best bid and offer nearly 85% of the time on our U.S. market, plus our ongoing commitment to technology within the Group, our proven market maker structure and unique consultative approach in working with issuers and the broader ETP marketplace. We look forward to continuing to offer investors and market professionals the most compelling value proposition on a global scale in 2012 and beyond.”

In Europe, NYSE Euronext, the harmonized and combined markets of Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris, reached record levels of new ETP listings in 2011. As one of the leading platforms for listing and trading ETPs in Europe, its strong double-digit growth figures in previous years continued in 2011 with 157 new listings of ETFs, up 23%, including those from two new issuers. For certificates, warrants and structured notes, the number of new listings was up 66% from 2010, for a record total of 65,348 new listings. 

During the year, on-exchange ETF and ETV turnover volume totaled an all-time high of €117 billion on NYSE Euronext’s European markets, an increase of 17% compared to 2010. Relative to total equity trading, this represented approximately 10% in 2011, up from 8% in 2010. At the end of 2011, there were 690 listings of 592 ETFs and 75 listings of 43 ETVs (figures include multiple NYX listings of the same instrument), with combined assets under managementof €141 billion. Trading of warrants and certificates reached a record trading volume[2] of 21.9 billion securities, with 5.1 million transactions and nearly 20,000 listings at year end.  

For more information and data on NYSE Euronext listed ETPs, please visit:  https://etp.nyx.com/

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Background on Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) on NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest marketplace for Exchange Traded Products, and is the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs) and trading in Warrants and Certificates. NYSE Euronext's offering of these products gives investors access to regulated listings as well as fast and innovative trading tools to access liquidity. NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext's U.S. market for ETPs, has 1005 primary ETF and 76 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 203 ETNs and 56 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 592 ETFs for 690 listings and 43 ETVs for 75 listings with a total number of 635 ETPs for 765 listings across all European markets (figures include multiple NYX listings of the same instrument). In addition, as of December 2011, NYSE Euronext had a total of 16,800 Certificates and Covered Warrants for nearly 20,000 listings (figures include multiple NYX listings of the same instrument.) in its European markets.

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 Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com 


[1]Turnover volume refers to traded value in $ or €.

[2] Trading volume refers to number of traded shares.



Contact: Katrina Clay
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