Global X Funds Lists Two Global X China ETFs on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK , December 1, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the Global X China Consumer ETF (Ticker: CHIQ) and the Global X China Industrials ETF (Ticker: CHII). The ETFs are sponsored by Global X Funds.
Global X China Consumer ETF
The fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S-BOX China Consumer Index. The index is a market capitalization-weighted index designed to measure performance of the investable universe of companies in the Consumer sector of the Chinese economy, as defined by the index provider Structured Solutions AG, which generally includes companies whose businesses involve: general retail; diversified consumer services; food production and retail; beverages; household goods; leisure goods; personal goods; automobiles, auto components and distributors; tobacco; media; and travel and leisure.
Global X China Industrials ETF
The fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S-BOX China Industrials Index. The index is a market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure performance of the investable universe of companies in the Industrials sector of the Chinese economy, as defined by the index provider Structured Solutions AG, which generally includes companies whose businesses involve: construction and materials; electronic and electrical equipment; industrial engineering; industrial transportation; and support services; and trading companies, shipbuilding and aerospace.
Background on Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) on NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest Exchange Traded Products marketplace, and is the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs) and Warrants and Certificates trading. NYSE Euronext's offering of these 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 722 primary ETF and 50 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 89 ETNs, 198 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 487 primary ETFs, 734ETV listings, 4 ETN and lists a total of 12,713 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of October 2009.
About Global X Funds (Source: Global X Funds)
Global X Funds is a registered investment company that currently consists of nineteen exchange-traded funds focused on international markets. The Global X China Consumer ETF and Global X China Industrials ETF are part of a family of China Sector funds that also include the Global X China Energy, Global X China Financials, Global X China Materials and Global X China Technology ETFs expected to come to market over the coming weeks.
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 more than 8,000 listed issues, NYSE Euronext's equities markets -- the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex and NYSE Alternext as well as NYSE Arca – represent nearly 40 percent of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, the leading European derivatives business 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 S&P 100 index and Fortune 500. For more information, please visit:http://www.nyx.com
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