-NYSE Group Markets List 198 ETFs-
New Claymore/Robb Report Global Luxury Index ETF lists on NYSE Group
NEW YORK, July 30, 2007 – NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) today announced that the Claymore/Robb Report Global Luxury Index ETF listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol ROB. This ETF seeks investment results that correspond generally to the performance, before the fund’s fees and expenses, of the Robb Report Global Luxury Index which is comprised of companies with a core offering of luxury goods and services.
With the majority of components in the Claymore/Robb Report Global Luxury Index trading on NYSE Euronext, the Claymore/Robb Report Global Luxury Index ETF’s top five companies include, UBS AG (NYSE: UBS), Daimler Chrysler SRT(NYSE: DCX), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS), and Louis Vuitton(LVMH) (Euronext: MC).
"NYSE Euronext is pleased to add the Claymore/Robb Report Global Luxury Index ETF to our diverse roster of nearly 200 listed ETFs," said NYSE Group Senior Vice President, ETFs and Indexes, Lisa Dallmer. "The addition of another truly unique product like this underscores our ongoing dedication to helping issuers bring creative and attractive new funds to the marketplace, where we consistently offer industry leading technology and market quality for trading in our listed issues."
Including today’s listings, NYSE Group markets have 198 primary ETF listings and trade all other eligible ETFs on a UTP basis. In first half of 2007, NYSE Group handled 43% of all ETF shares traded in the U.S. market. As the largest liquidity pool for ETF trading, NYSE Group is committed to offering investors the most innovative new investment options with superior pricing and market quality.
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NYSE Euronext, a holding company created by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V., commenced trading on April 4, 2007 . NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) operates the world’s largest and most liquid exchange group and offers the most diverse array of financial products and services. NYSE Euronext, which brings together six cash equities exchanges in five countries and six derivatives exchanges in six countries, is a world leader for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds and the distribution of market data. Representing a combined $30.8 trillion/€22.8 trillion total market capitalization of listed companies and average daily trading value of approximately $127.0 billion/€94.0 billion (as of June 29, 2007), NYSE Euronext seeks to provide the highest standards of market quality and integrity, innovative products and services to investors, issuers, and all users of its markets.
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