BATS 1000 Index Down 7.0% This Week

Sep 23, 2011, 16:39 ET from BATS Global Markets

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BATS Global Markets, a global stock market operator, reports the BATS 1000(SM) Index (Ticker: BATSK) declined 7.0% for the week ending September 23. The S&P 500 Index was down 6.5% on the week.

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The BATS 1000 Index closed the trading week down 973.51 points to close at 12,912.41 as of 4 p.m. ET today. All ten sectors of the Index declined with Basic Materials, down 12.7%, and Alternative Resources and Energy, down 11.9%, leading the declines.

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


Ticker

Index Name

Performance

BATSK

BATS 1000 Index

-7.0%

BATAR

BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index

-11.9%

BATBM

BATS Basic Materials Sector Index

-12.7%

BATBS

BATS Business Services Sector Index

-8.8%

BATCG

BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index

-4.3%

BATCS

BATS Consumer Services Sector Index

-5.4%

BATFN

BATS Financials Sector Index

-9.0%

BATHP

BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index

-4.3%

BATIM

BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index

-8.5%

BATTC

BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index

-3.9%

BATUT

BATS Utilities Sector Index

-2.7%




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.

SOURCE BATS Global Markets



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