NYSE Euronext Statement on Closure of U.S. Markets on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In consultation with other exchanges and market participants, NYSE Euronext (NYX) will close its markets in coordination with all U.S. equities, bonds, options and derivatives markets on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. This follows the closure of U.S. markets on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. We intend to re-open our U.S. markets on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, conditions permitting; updates will be provided tomorrow.
About NYSE Euronext (NYX)
NYSE Euronext is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The Companys exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), the Company's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the worlds equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. The Company also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the worlds second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The Company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. The Company is in the S&P 500 index.
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Source: NYSE EuronextCopyright Business Wire 2012