BATS 1000 Index Posts 0.7% Gain This Week

PR Newswire

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker:Ticker::BATSK) edged slightly higher this week to close at 19,261.26 as of the 4 p.m. ET market close today.

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Nine out of 10 sectors posted gains, led by Utilities with a 2.3% increase, followed by Industrials and Manufacturing with 1.3% and Financials with 1.2%. Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals declined this week by 0.3%.

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

Ticker

Index Name

Performance

BATSK

BATS 1000 Index

+0.7%

BATAR

BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index

+0.6%

BATBM

BATS Basic Materials Sector Index

+0.2%

BATBS

BATS Business Services Sector Index

+1.0%

BATCG

BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index

+0.6%

BATCS

BATS Consumer Services Sector Index

+0.1%

BATFN

BATS Financials Sector Index

+1.2%

BATHP

BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index

-0.3%

BATIM

BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index

+1.3%

BATTC

BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index

+0.4%

BATUT

BATS Utilities Sector Index

+2.3%

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, Inc.
BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) 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 and is home to 20 exchange-traded funds. In Europe, BATS Chi-X Europe, a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and the largest pan-European equities exchange by market share and value traded, offers trading in more than 2,800 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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