BATS Welcomes Five New iShares ETFs to Its U.S. Market Company Continues to Expand Partnership with iShares; New ETFs Began Trading Today
BATS Global Markets (BATS), the #1 U.S. market for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today welcomed five new iShares ETFs from BlackRock, a global leader in ETFs, to the BATS ETF Marketplace.
BATS welcomes five new iShares ETFs to its U.S. market
The following five ETFs are trading, as of today, on BATS Exchange, bringing the total number of iShares ETFs listed on the BATS U.S. market to 25.
• iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EM Minimum Volatility ETF (BATS: HEMV)
• iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF (BATS: HEFV)
• iShares Currency Hedged MSCI ACWI Minimum Volatility ETF (BATS: HACV)
• iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Europe Minimum Volatility ETF (BATS: HEUV)
• iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF (BATS: HEUS)
“We are delighted to build on our relationship with iShares, the first issuer to list on BATS back in 2012, with the addition of these five new innovative products,” said Laura Morrison, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products at BATS. “BATS has great respect for BlackRock’s iShares team and their thought leadership in the ETF industry. We appreciate their continued support for our business and will continue to strive to help make markets better for today’s ETF issuers and investors.”
BATS ranks as the top exchange operator for ETF trading with the BATS Exchanges – BYX, BZX, EGDA, EDGX – executing 28.2% of all U.S. ETF volume in September. BATS has been 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 on the iShares ETFs is available on the iShares website.
About BATS Global Markets, Inc.
BATS Global Markets, Inc., a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets, is committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In Europe, BATS operates the largest pan-European equities exchange, offering trading and listing services across 15 major European markets, as well as BXTR, the continent’s largest trade reporting facility. 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 a listing venue for ETFs and other structured products, and also operates two U.S. equity options markets, BATS BZX Options and BATS EDGX Options. Globally, BATS serves the foreign exchange (FX) market, the world’s largest asset class, with Hotspot, a leading institutional spot foreign exchange market. With its world-class 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 New York, London, Chicago and Singapore. Further information on BATS can be found at www.bats.com and by following us on Twitter @BATSGlobal
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