Market Overview

BATS 1000 Index Advances 3.4% This Week


 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - November 23, 2012 - BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker: BATSK) rose 513.19 points, or 3.4%, this week to close at 15,771.82 as of the 1 p.m. ET market close today.

Nine of the ten sectors that comprise the index advanced with Basic Materials, up 4.6%, and Consumer Goods, up 4.1%, leading the gains. The sole decliner on the week, Utilities, was down 0.2%.

Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:

 
Ticker Index Name Performance
BATSK BATS 1000 Index +3.4%
BATAR BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index +3.7%
BATBM BATS Basic Materials Sector Index +4.6%
BATBS BATS Business Services Sector Index +3.1%
BATCG BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index +4.1%
BATCS BATS Consumer Services Sector Index +3.8%
BATFN BATS Financials Sector Index +3.6%
BATHP BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index +2.8%
BATIM BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index +3.7%
BATTC BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index +4.3%
BATUT BATS Utilities Sector Index -0.2%
 
 

The BATS 1000 Index offers a listings-neutral, broad snapshot of the U.S. equities marketplace by tracking the performance of 1,000 securities classified in 10 important industry sectors. The 10 index sectors are adjusted to an equal weighting based on the current value of the index every June during an annual reconstitution process.

The BATS 1000 Index data is available via the Consolidated Tape System (CTS), the operating authority for exchange-listed securities information, enabling distribution of the data to the public via the Internet and other electronic media. BATS 1000 Index data can also be found via  Yahoo!Finance(^BATSK), Reuters.com(.BATSK), Bloomberg.com(BATSK:IND), and  StockCharts($BATSK), among others.

For more BATS 1000 information, visit: http://www.batstrading.com/market_data/indices/bats_1000/.

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About BATS Global Markets, Inc.
BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) is a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe. BATS develops and operates electronic markets for the trading of listed cash equity securities in the U.S. and Europe and listed equity options in the U.S. BATS operates two stock exchanges in the U.S., the BATS BZX Exchange and BYX Exchange; BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market; and BATS Chi-X Europe, which operates a FSA-authorized multilateral trading facility. BATS' innovative and proprietary technology was developed by a dedicated core team of market and technology professionals, catering to the needs of the broker-dealer and trading community. The company is headquartered in the Kansas City, Mo. area, with additional offices in New York and London. For more information, visit www.bats.com.

Contact:
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Stacie Fleming +1.913.815.7193
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