will list eight ETFs on BATS Exchange. These mark the first primary listings
scored by Kansas City, Missouri-based BATS, whose larger competitors include the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market.
BlackRock's decision was picked up by Dow Jones
and Kansas City Business Journal
, among other media outlets.
iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund (ENOR)
will began trading on January 24.
The other seven will begin trading shortly after that:
iShares MSCI Australia Small Cap Index Fund (BATS: EWAS)
iShares MSCI Canada Small Cap Index Fund (BATS: EWCS)
iShares MSCI Finland Capped Investable Market Index Fund (BATS: EFNL)
iShares MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund (BATS: EWGS)
iShares MSCI India Index Fund (BATS: INDA)
iShares MSCI India Small Cap Index Fund (BATS: SMIN)
iShares MSCI United Kingdom Small Cap Index Fund (BATS: EWUS)
"We're pleased to be the first ETF provider to list products on BATS Exchange," said Noel Archard, global head of product development & management for iShares, in a press release. He also pointed to BATS' "innovative approach."
Armie Margaret Lee
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