BATS 1000 Index up 1.8% on Week; Healthcare
and Energy Lead Gains
All Ten Sectors Rise This Week in U.S. Equities Benchmark from World’s Third-Largest Exchange
August 06, 2010 05:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BATS Exchange’s BATS 1000SM Index (BATSK)
advanced 1.8% for the week ending August 6. The BATS 1000 Index, operated by the third-largest exchange in the
U.S., ended the week at 12,599 as of 4 p.m. ET.
All ten sectors in the Index rose this week with Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals (+3.9%) and Alternative Resources
and Energy (+3.2%) leading the gains. The Financial sector was the weakest performing sector of the week,
advancing just 0.3%.
Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:
The BATS 1000 Index offers a listings-neutral, broad snapshot of the U.S. equities marketplace by tracking the
performance of 1,000 securities classified in 10 important industry sectors. The BATS 1000 Index was launched on
July 1st, 2009, with a base value of 10,000. The 10 index sectors are adjusted to an equal weighting based on the
current value of the index during an annual reconstitution process, which takes place every June.
The BATS 1000 Index data is available via the Consolidated Tape System (CTS), the operating authority for
exchange-listed securities information, enabling distribution of the data to the public via the Internet and other
Complete BATS 1000 Index information, criteria for inclusion and current index value are available at:
BATS Global Markets (BATS) is an innovative global financial markets technology company headquartered in the
Kansas City, Mo., area with additional offices in New York and London. The BATS platform was launched in
Index Ticker Index Name
BATS 1000 Index
BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index +3.2%
BATS Basic Materials Sector I