Founded: April 4, 2007 from the merger of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V.
Chairman: Jan Michiel Hessels
CEO: Duncan L. Niederauer
A Global Leader in Listings
• 7 of the Fortune Top 10 Globally Admired
• 37 of 50 BusinessWeek 50 Best Performing Companies Brands
• 71% of the Global Dow
• 90% of the Dow Jones Industrial Average
• 84% of the Fortune 500
• 90% of the Barron’s 500
• 82% of the S&P 500
• 70 of the largest 100 Global Corporations
With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext’s equities markets – the NYSE, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquid of any global exchange group.
NYSE Euronext is the premier listing venue for Exchange Traded Products (ETPs). Sponsors of ETPs have chosen to list over 1,400 of their ETFs, ETVs, and ETNs on NYSE Euronext. In addition, NYSE Arca (NYSE Euronext’s fully electronic trading platform in the U.S.) is the first electronic market to offer listed ETP issuers a Lead Market Maker program, which encourages liquidity provision that contributes to the best prices and depth in ETP market.
NYSE Euronext’s Global Index & Exchange Traded Products group has over 25 years of experience owning, calculating, and maintaining over 450 benchmark and strategy indexes that measure different segments of the NYSE Euronext and global markets, including 12 NYSE-listed indices, and many of Europe’s leading market indices, the AEX 25, BEL 20, CAC 40, and PSI 20. Financial professionals world-wide rely on it to accurately measure the performances of the global markets objectively and without bias.
NYSE Euronext is one of the leading futures and options trading venues. NYSE Liffe is the international derivatives business of NYSE Euronext. NYSE Liffe brings together five European derivatives markets through a single connection, state-of-the-art electronic platform, LIFFE CONNECT®. NYSE Liffe offers over 1,000 different derivatives contracts, one of the most extensive ranges of listed derivatives products of any exchange in the world. This includes futures and options based on short-term interest rates, individual shares, equity indices, swaps, government bonds and a range of soft and agricultural commodities.
NYSE Arca Options is an innovative automated trading system for equity options that offers immediate, cost-effective electronic order execution in nearly 2,000 options issues. Combined with the NYSE Amex options exchange, NYSE Euronext’s distinct exchange models utilize hybrid systems that incorporate open outcry trading facilities with an advanced electronic trading platform capable of processing 250,000 orders and 1,500,000 quotes per second with 2 millisecond acknowledgment (ACK) times.
In 2008, NYSE Liffe launched a U.S. futures exchange, NYSE Liffe U.S., offering a range of U.S. derivatives contracts.
NYSE Technologies is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end electronic trading solutions. Its products deliver robust and integrated solutions, from single trading positions to complete enterprise platforms. Through leading edge software, combined with high performance connectivity, NYSE Technologies connects the global trading community with innovative tools, access to liquidity and third-party, value-added applications.
NYSE Technologies empower all tiers of the market by offering solutions as fully deployed, managed or hosted services. Its software underpins automated market-making systems, electronic-trading infrastructure and tick-capture platforms in financial institutions.
NYSE Global Technologies Connectivity business provides universal access to the network and facilities infrastructure of the world's leading markets. NYSE Technologies delivers best of breed products using world class technology connected to all the worlds’ major markets.
In response to today’s market data volume increases, the group offers enterprise solutions for real-time market data distribution and integration.