BATS 1000 Index Drops 1.9% This Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - April 19, 2013 - BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker: BATSK) fell 343.34 points, or 1.9%, this week to close at 17,583.24 as of the 4 p.m. ET market close today.
Nine of the ten sectors that comprise the index were lower for the week with the Alternative Resources and Energy sector suffering the steepest decline of 4%, followed by losses of 3.9% for Industrials and Manufacturing. Utilities was the only sector to record gains of 0.5%.
Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:
|BATSK||BATS 1000 Index||-1.9%|
|BATAR||BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index||-4.0%|
|BATBM||BATS Basic Materials Sector Index||-2.8%|
|BATBS||BATS Business Services Sector Index||-2.0%|
|BATCG||BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index||-0.0%|
|BATCS||BATS Consumer Services Sector Index||-1.8%|
|BATFN||BATS Financials Sector Index||-2.1%|
|BATHP||BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index||-0.1%|
|BATIM||BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index||-3.9%|
|BATTC||BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index||-3.4%|
|BATUT||BATS Utilities Sector Index||+0.5%|
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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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.
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