NEW YORK , December 11, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the Global X China Financials ETF (Ticker: CHIX). The ETF is sponsored by Global X Funds.
Global X Funds Lists Global X China Financials ETF on NYSE Arca
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 Financials Index. The Index is a free float adjusted, liquidity tested and market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure performance of the investable universe of companies in the Financials sector of the Chinese economy, as defined by the index provider Structured Solutions AG, which generally includes companies whose businesses involve: banking; insurance; real estate; and financial services.
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 733 primary ETF and 50 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 89 ETNs, 194 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 487 primary ETFs, 734 ETV 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 Financials ETF is part of a family of China Sector funds that also includes the Global X China Consumer ETF (Ticker: CHIQ), Global X China Industrials ETF (Ticker: CHII), Global X China Technology ETF (Ticker: CHIB), and the Global X China Energy and Global X China Materials ETFs expected to come to market over the coming weeks.
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