KANSAS CITY, Mo. - February 28, 2014 - BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker:Ticker::BATSK) rose 238.21 points this week to close at 20,982.12 as of the 4 p.m. ET market close today.
Nine of the ten sectors that comprise the Index posted weekly gains led by Industrials and Manufacturing, as well as Alternative Resources and Energy, both of which rose 1.5% each. Utilities ended the week with a 0.5% loss. Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:
|BATSK||BATS 1000 Index||+1.1%|
|BATAR||BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index||+1.5%|
|BATBM||BATS Basic Materials Sector Index||+1.4%|
|BATBS||BATS Business Services Sector Index||+0.4%|
|BATCG||BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index||+1.4%|
|BATCS||BATS Consumer Services Sector Index||+3.2%|
|BATFN||BATS Financials Sector Index||+1.3%|
|BATHP||BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index||+0.7%|
|BATIM||BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index||+1.5%|
|BATTC||BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index||+0.5%|
|BATUT||BATS Utilities Sector Index||-0.5%|
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. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges - BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA - and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. The company is an important listing venue for ETFs and other structured products and also operates BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market. In Europe, BATS operates the largest pan-European equities exchange, offering trading and listing services across 15 major European markets. With its world-class proprietary technology and relentless customer focus, BATS strives to bring efficiency, transparency and fairness to market participants. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in the New York area and London. Further information on BATS can be found at www.bats.com and by following us on Twitter @BATSGlobal.
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