KANSAS CITY, Mo. - December 20, 2013 - BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker:Ticker::BATSK) jumped 508.04 points this week to close at 20,494.37 as of the 4 p.m. ET market close today.
Nine of the ten sectors that comprise the Index rose at least 2%, with Industrials and Manufacturing gaining 3.2% as the top performer. Consumer Goods rose just 1.3%, lagging the broader Index and its components.
Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:
|BATSK||BATS 1000 Index||+2.5%|
|BATAR||BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index||+2.6%|
|BATBM||BATS Basic Materials Sector Index||+2.8%|
|BATBS||BATS Business Services Sector Index||+3.1%|
|BATCG||BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index||+1.3%|
|BATCS||BATS Consumer Services Sector Index||+2.4%|
|BATFN||BATS Financials Sector Index||+2.8%|
|BATHP||BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index||+2.4%|
|BATIM||BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index||+3.2%|
|BATTC||BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index||+2.4%|
|BATUT||BATS Utilities Sector Index||+2.2%|
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), and StockCharts($BATSK), among others.
For more BATS 1000 information, visit: http://www.batstrading.com/market_data/indices/bats_1000/.
About BATS Global Markets
BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe. In the U.S., BATS operates two stock exchanges, the BATS BZX Exchange and BYX Exchange; BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market; and the BATS 1000 Index, an innovative U.S. equities market benchmark. The BATS BZX Exchange is a primary listings venue for exchange-traded products. In Europe, BATS Chi-X Europe, a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and the largest pan-European equities exchange by market share and value traded, offers trading in more than 3,600 equities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets and a listings venue for exchange-traded products. 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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