NEW YORK, December 17, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading theSPDR®Barclays Capital Short Term Corporate Bond ETF(Ticker: SCPB). The ETF is sponsored by State Street Global Advisors.
State Street Global Advisors Lists SPDRŽ Barclays Capital Short Term Corporate Bond ETF on NYSE Arca
The fund’s investment objective is to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital 1-3 Year U.S. Corporate Investment Grade Index, which is designed to measure the performance of publicly issued U.S. dollar denominated corporate issues that have a remaining maturity of greater than or equal to 1 year and less than 3 years.
The fund’s prospectus and other fund information are available at www.spdrs.com
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 markets, NYSE Euronext has 487 primary ETFs, 734 ETV listings, 4 ETN and lists a total of 12, 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 737 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 713 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of October 2009.
About State Street Global Advisors
State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), delivers investment strategies and integrated solutions to clients worldwide across every asset class, investment approach and style. With $1.7 trillion in assets under management at September 30, 2009, State Street Global Advisors has investment centers in Boston , Hong Kong, London , Montreal , Paris , Singapore , Sydney , Tokyo , Toronto and Zurich , and offices in 26 cities worldwide. For more information, visit State Street Global Advisors at www.ssga.com.
The “SPDR®” trademark is used under license from the McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. No financial product offered by State Street Corporation or its affiliates is sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by McGraw-Hill.
Barclays Capital is a trademark of Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC (“Barclays Capital”) and has been licensed for use in connection with the listing and trading of the SPDR Barclays Capital ETFs. The products are not sponsored by, endorsed, sold or promoted by Barclays Capital and Barclays Capital makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in them. (Source: State Street Global Advisors)
About NYSE Euronext
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