NEW YORK, April 20, 2010 – NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the Global X Silver Miners ETF (Ticker: SIL) and Global X Copper Miners ETF (Ticker: COPX). The ETFs are sponsored by Global X Funds.
Global X Funds Lists Silver and Copper Miners ETFs on NYSE Arca
Global X Silver Miners ETF
The fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Global Silver Miners Index, which is a market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure broad based equity market performance of global companies involved in the silver mining industry, as defined by Structured Solutions AG.
Global X Copper Miners ETF
The fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Solactive Global Copper Miners Index, which is a market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure broad based equity market performance of global companies involved in the copper mining industry, as defined by Structured Solutions AG.
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 779 primary ETF and 51 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 93 ETNs, 162 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 489 primary ETFs, 74 ETVs, 5 ETNs, with a total number of 576 listings across the European markets. In addition, NYSE Euronext lists a total of 13,159 Certificates and Covered Warrants in Paris , Amsterdam , Brussels and Lisbon .
About Global X Funds (Source: Global X Funds)
Global X Funds is a New York-based registered investment company dedicated to bringing novel and relevant ETF products to market. Global X Funds has launched the first ETFs offering exposure to Colombia (GXG), the Nordic region (GXF), and a family of sector-specific China ETFs spanning the consumer (CHIQ), energy (CHIE), financials (CHIX), industrials (CHII), materials (CHIM) and technology (CHIB) sectors.
About NYSE Euronext
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