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Nine Citigroup Safety First Certificates Begin Trading on NYSE Arca

NEW YORK , December 17 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced today that its fully-owned subsidiary NYSE Arca today began trading   nine Citigroup Safety First Certificates, after the group transferred from NYSE Alternext US (formerly, the American Stock Exchange).

Each of the nine Citigroup Safety First Certificates mentioned below began trading on NYSE Arca this morning as an exclusive primary listing. 

Name and ticker symbol of the 9 Citi-sponsored Certificates trading on NYSE Arca:

Trading Symbol

Security Name


DJIA & Nikkei 225 Index PPN


Global Index Basket PPC (SPX, SX5E, & NKY)


Nikkei 225 Index Protected Certificates


Global Index Basket Principal Protected Certificates (SPX, SX5E, NKY, & SBR)


US-EUR-JAP Basket Principal Protected Certificates (SPX, SX5E, & NKY)


US-Europe-Japan Basket PPC (SPX, SX5E, & NKY)


S&P 500 Index PPC


Global Index Basket PPC (SPX, SX5E, & SBR)


S&P 500 Index PPC


Background on Exchange Traded Products on NYSE Euronext:

NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest Exchange Traded Products (ETP ) marketplace, the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETF), Notes (ETN ), Vehicles (ETV ) and Warrants and Certificates trading.  NYSE Euronext's offering of Exchange Traded 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 715 primary ETF and ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 85 ETNs, 253 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges (UTP) basis. NYSE Euronext, the leading platform for listing and trading Exchange Traded Products in Europe , has 384 primary ETFs, 73 ETV listings, 1 ETN and lists a total of 17,221 Warrants and Certificates to date.

About NYSE Euronext
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