BATS 1000 Index Up 1.1% This Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BATS Global Markets, a global stock market operator, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker: BATSK) continued its positive gains on the year, advancing 161.35 points, or 1.1%, this week to close at 14,760.16 as of 4 p.m. ET today.

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Of the ten sectors that comprise the Index, eight advanced and two declined. For the second week in a row the Basic Materials sector, which was up 3.7%, led the gains.

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

Ticker

Index Name

Performance

BATSK

BATS 1000 Index

+1.1%

BATAR

BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index

-1.5%

BATBM

BATS Basic Materials Sector Index

+3.7%

BATBS

BATS Business Services Sector Index

+2.0%

BATCG

BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index

+0.1%

BATCS

BATS Consumer Services Sector Index

+0.7%

BATFN

BATS Financials Sector Index

+2.9%

BATHP

BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index

+1.0%

BATIM

BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index

+2.9%

BATTC

BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index

+0.3%

BATUT

BATS Utilities Sector Index

-0.4%

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.

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

About BATS

BATS Global Markets (BATS) is a leading operator of stock and options markets around the globe. 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 Europe and Chi-X Europe, which operate FSA-authorized multilateral trading facilities.  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.batsglobalmarkets.com.

 

SOURCE BATS Global Markets



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