BATS Global Markets, Inc. : BATS 1000 Index Jumps 1.8% This Week
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - May 3, 2013 - BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of
securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000^® Index
(Ticker: BATSK) rose 313.63 points, or 1.8%, this week to close at 18,198.90
as of the 4 p.m. ET market close today.
Technology and Communications led nine of the ten sectors that comprise the
index higher for the week, followed by Alternative Resources and Energy.
Exempt from the broad rally in the BATS 1000 Index was the Utilities sector,
which ended the week little changed.
Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:
Ticker Index Name Performance
BATSK BATS 1000 Index +1.8%
BATAR BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index +3.0%
BATBM BATS Basic Materials Sector Index +2.0%
BATBS BATS Business Services Sector Index +2.0%
BATCG BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index +1.3%
BATCS BATS Consumer Services Sector Index +2.1%
BATFN BATS Financials Sector Index +1.7%
BATHP BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index +0.3%
BATIM BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index +2.1%
BATTC BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index +3.5%
BATUT BATS Utilities Sector Index -0.1%
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
For more BATS 1000 information, visit:
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 FCA-authorised 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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