-Alerts Inform Listed Companies Of Market-Moving News and Trading Activity-
NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2008 – The New York Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext (NYX), today announced the launch of NYSE Market Access Centersm , the market’s most comprehensive investor relations- and market intelligence service for senior executives at NYSE-listed companies.
The NYSE Market Access Center provides senior management, boards, CFOs and Investor Relations Officers at NYSE-listed companies timely access to market-moving information at any time, anywhere. An electronic alerts system combined with a team of Exchange-based market professionals offers a balance of technology and human interaction to deliver unmatched market insight.
"In keeping with our commitment to deliver the market’s most comprehensive suite of market intelligence tools to our listed issuers, today we are launching the NYSE Market Access Center," said Joseph Mecane, EVP and Chief Administrative Officer, U.S. Markets. "NYSE Market Access Center alerts combined with the insight of our seasoned market professionals provide an integrated, around-the-clock view of all market activity that enables NYSE-listed companies to manage their investor relations strategy in the best way possible."
With commentary based on facts and experience, NYSE Market Access Center Advisors provide timely insight and guidance about events impacting trading and valuation, supported by the industry’s most comprehensive data sources and analytics. NYSE Market Access Center Alerts deliver real-time updates about important news and trading information, such as analysts’ rating changes, earnings announcements, companies added or deleted from major indices, and pre- and post- market trading activity.
In recent weeks, the NYSE successfully introduced NYSE Market Access Center for select listed issuers in a test program. The NYSE plans continuous enhancements to the service to meet the needs of its listed companies and provide the latest, state-of-the art market intelligence product.
· Senior management at NYSE-listed companies interested in this new market-wide product, or in building a custom watch list for their company and peer group companies, can sign up in NYSEnet via www.nysenet.com.
· Financial journalists interested in an on-line demo of the NYSE Market Access Center, please contact Christiaan Brakman, NYSE Euronext, 212-656-2094 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) operates the world’s leading and most liquid exchange group, and seeks to provide the highest levels of quality, customer choice and innovation. Its family of exchanges, located in six countries, includes the New York Stock Exchange, the world's largest cash equities market; Euronext, the Eurozone's largest cash equities market; Liffe, Europe's leading derivatives exchange by value of trading; NYSE Liffe, the company’s U.S. futures business and NYSE Arca Options, one of the fastest growing U.S. options trading platforms. NYSE Euronext offers a diverse array of financial products and services for issuers, investors and financial institutions in cash equities, options, futures and derivatives, ETFs, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions. As the world’s largest exchange group by number of listings and market capitalization, NYSE Euronext is home to more than 6,500 listed issues (as of Oct. 1, 2008) with total global market capitalization more than four times that of any other exchange group. The average daily trading value of NYSE Euronext's equity exchanges represent more than one-third of the world's cash equities trading. NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index. For more information and free real-time stock prices for all NYSE-listed securities, please visit www.nyx.com.
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