BATS 1000 Index Advances 5.9% This Week

Oct 14, 2011, 16:41 ET from BATS Global Markets

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BATS Global Markets, a global stock market operator, reports the BATS 1000(SM) Index (Ticker: BATSK) rose 769.80 points, or 5.9%, this week to close at 13,896.13 as of 4 p.m. ET today. The S&P 500 Index was up 6% on the week.

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Ten of the ten sectors that comprise the Index advanced with Alternative Resources and Energy, up 8.9%, leading 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

+5.9%

BATAR


BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index

+8.9%

BATBM


BATS Basic Materials Sector Index

+7.9%

BATBS


BATS Business Services Sector Index

+6.2%

BATCG


BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index

+3.8%

BATCS


BATS Consumer Services Sector Index

+5.9%

BATFN


BATS Financials Sector Index

+7.0%

BATHP


BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index

+3.2%

BATIM


BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index

+6.8%

BATTC


BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index

+7.3%

BATUT


BATS Utilities Sector Index

+2.6%




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, an FSA-authorised multilateral trading facility in Europe. Each of these marketplaces is powered by BATS' innovative and proprietary technology that 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.

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