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NYSE Euronext lists two new certificates on silver and copper

Lisbon, 27th February 2012 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) Lisbon today listed  five certificates issued by MiIllenium bcp, one of the largest private banks in Portugal. As well as issuing certificates in gold, wheat and WIG20; two new certificates assets have been introduced with the listing of copper and silver.The certificates in silver have silver bar as their underlying, while the certificates in copper are structured and have futures on copper (COMEX) as the underlying asset.

Miguel Geraldes, Head of Cash Market & Listing and Head of Relationship Management Iberia, said: “The listing of these new commodities certificates at NYSE Euronext Lisbon enhances our portfolio offering to our customers in Portugal, by allowing investors to access securities which offer wider diversified strategies for their investments”.

Luís Feria, head of Markets at Millennium bcp stated: “Today, Millennium bcp listed five new certificates on NYSE Euronext. Continuing its innovative programme, it is now possible to invest in open end certificates on gold, wheat and WIG20 (a Polish index). Furthermore, it is also possible to invest in two new underlying assets, silver and copper. Millennium bcp is the only Portuguese issuer of these instruments and is committed to continue to give its investors the best market alternatives”.

NYSE Euronext currently lists 11 commodity certificates in Portugal - including gold, oil, cocoa, coffee, corn, gold, natural gas, silver, sugar and wheat. In addition to today’s certificates listed by Millennium bcp, they also   list   existing certificates on wheat, gold and Brent oil.

Note to the editors:

Certificates are securities listed on the stock exchange which continuously track the movement of the corresponding reference asset.  The underlying assets may be varied, ranging from share indices to bonds, commodities to property and reverse indices. These financial instruments may be used either to make long term investments, through the implicit diversification of the underlying asset or short term based on intraday market variations

Press contact:

NYSE Euronext Lisbon
Sandra Machado (+351) 91 777 68 97; smachado@nyx.com
Paula
Cordeiro (+351) 96 40 46 778;
pcordeiro@nyx.com

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.