KANSAS CITY, Mo. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BATS Global Markets (BATS), the #1 U.S. market for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today announced that iShares is switching the listing of the iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF (NYSE: EZU) to the BATS ETF Marketplace from NYSE Arca on or around February 2, 2016.
iShares becomes the second issuer to announce the transfer of ETFs to BATS since November.
“We are thrilled that iShares has selected The BATS ETF Marketplace as the new home for EZU. We appreciate iShares’ and Blackrock’s continued partnership and support as we continue to grow our ETF listings business,” said BATS CEO Chris Concannon.
The iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of large- and mid-capitalization equities from developed market countries that use the Euro as their official currency. Additional information on the new ETF is available on the iShares website.
- Excluding the iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF, iShares has a total of 27 ETFs listed on The BATS ETF Marketplace with total assets under management of $6.5 billion.
- BATS captured seven of the eight new products launched by iShares, market wide, in the fourth quarter of 2015.
- BATS ranks as the top exchange operator for ETF trading with the BATS Exchanges – BYX, BZX, EGDA, EDGX – executing 25.7% of all ETF trading in December.
- BATS was the #1 U.S. market for ETF trading for every month of 2015 and the #2 U.S. market for overall equities trading.
Additional information regarding listing and trading on The BATS ETF Marketplace is available on the BATS website. ETF issuers interested in joining the many firms listing on BATS may email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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