KANSAS CITY, Mo. - September 6, 2013 - BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker:Ticker::BATSK) rose 233.93 points, or 1.3%, this week to close at 18,629.21as of the 4 p.m. ET market close today.
Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals rose 2.0% leading a broad rally and outperforming the broader Index. Eight of ten sectors that comprise the Index saw gains of at least 1%. Exempt from the broad rally was the Utilities sector, which declined 1.2% for the week.
Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:
|BATSK||BATS 1000 Index||+1.3%|
|BATAR||BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index||+1.3%|
|BATBM||BATS Basic Materials Sector Index||+1.6%|
|BATBS||BATS Business Services Sector Index||+1.8%|
|BATCG||BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index||+0.9%|
|BATCS||BATS Consumer Services Sector Index||+1.7%|
|BATFN||BATS Financials Sector Index||+1.9%|
|BATHP||BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index||+2.0%|
|BATIM||BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index||+1.7%|
|BATTC||BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index||+1.1%|
|BATUT||BATS Utilities Sector Index||-1.2%|
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/.
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