NEW YORK , April 29, 2010 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the ProShares Ultra MSCI Brazil (Ticker: UBR), the ProShares Ultra MSCI Pacific Ex-Japan (Ticker: UXJ), theProShares Ultra MSCI Europe (Ticker: UPV), and the ProShares Ultra MSCI Mexico Investable Market (Ticker: UMX )ETFs. The ETFs are sponsored by ProShares.
Four ProShares Ultra ETFs List on NYSE Arca
ProShares Ultra MSCI Brazil
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to twice (200%) the daily performance of the MSCI Brazil Index® , which is a free-float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance by targeting approximately 85% of the Brazilian market.
ProShares Ultra MSCI Pacific ex-Japan
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to twice (200%) the daily performance of the MSCI Pacific ex-Japan Index® , which is a free-float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of the developed markets in the eastern Pacific region, excluding Japan .
ProShares Ultra MSCI Europe
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to twice (200%) the daily performance of the MSCI Europe Index® , which is a free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of the developed markets in Europe .
ProShares Ultra MSCI Mexico Investable Market
The Fund seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to twice (200%) of the daily performance of the MSCI Mexico Investable Market Index® , which is a free-float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of the Mexican equity market by capturing 99% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization.
Each of the funds seeks a 200% return, of their respective indexes for a single day. Due to the compounding of daily returns, returns over periods other than one day will likely differ in amount and possibly direction from the target returns for the same period. Investors should monitor their holdings consistent with their strategies, as frequently as daily. The funds’ prospectuses describing correlation, leverage and other risks are available at www.proshares.com.
About ProFunds Group (Source: ProFunds)
ProShares is part of ProFunds Group, the leader in leveraged and inverse funds. ProShares introduced the first leveraged and inverse ETFs in the U.S. in 2006. Since 1997, ProFunds mutual funds have provided investors with access to sophisticated investment strategies.
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 785 primary ETF and 51 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 93 ETNs, 160 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 497 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 1,722 Certificates and Covered Warrants in Paris , Amsterdam , Brussels and Lisbon .
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 approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses 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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