NYSE Arca Europe extends european trading scope

NYSE Arca Europe Extends European Trading Scope

23/09/09

NYSE Arca Europe adds 334 large and mid cap stocks to its current instrument list, further broadening its proposition covering13 leading European indices.

From today, members of the pan-European Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) can trade a total of 794 stocks via its ultra-low latency Universal Trading Platform.

Robert Barnes, Managing Director, Equities, UBS Investment Bank, said: “By extending its stock universe, NYSE Arca Europe admits for trading a list of names that more fully reflect the wider European Equities market.”

Ryan Thompson, Head of Algorithmic Trading at IMC Securities, added: "We are pleased that NYSE Arca Europe is extending its list of stocks and believe this will provide new opportunities for trading members of the platform, further strengthening their position in Europe.”

Virginie Saade, Head of NYSE Arca Europe, commented: “The considerable extension of our trading offer was developed in close cooperation with our clients. It reflects our ambition to capture the growing interest from the European trading community and to build on the recent success in certain local markets, for example Sweden and Denmark.”

NYSE Arca Europe provides fast, easy and low-cost trading access across Europe, and has a unique position due to its integration with NYSE Euronext. Launched in March 2009, the platform has over 35 members, amongst them leading financial firms and high frequency traders from the UK as well as from continental Europe.

A full instrument list can be found on NYSE Arca Europe’s website:

www.euronext.com/editorial/wide/editorial-55018-EN.html