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Jan 23 2013 | 9:02 AM

NYSE Euronext’s European Cash markets, including NYSE Arca Europe and SmartPool Trading Limited will be open Monday to Friday through 2013 except for six holidays.

  • Tuesday 1 January 2013 (New Year’s Day)
  • Friday 29 March 2013 (Good Friday)
  • Monday 1 April 2013 (Easter Monday)
  • Wednesday 1 May 2013 (Labour Day)
  • Wednesday 25 December 2013 (Christmas Day)
  • Thursday 26 December 2013 (Boxing Day)

On Tuesday 24 December 2013 and Tuesday 31 December 2013, trading on the Cash markets will close at 14:00 CET.

Further information is available at www.nyx.com/holidays-and-hours.  

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Listings eXchange
Jan 23 2013 | 9:01 AM

The US group Abbott Laboratories split into two entities on 2 January, and decided to list its pharmaceutical arm, renamed AbbVie, on NYSE Euronext in Paris and in New York. For each Abbott share they own, shareholders received one share of AbbVie, valuing the entity at approximately $53 billion.

The transaction aims to create new momentum for each group entity. Abbott is keeping its generic medication, dietary product and medical device businesses, which represent earnings of $22 billion. AbbVie will develop the medical and biotech research activities, and have ownership of a portfolio of brand-name medications representing around $18 billion in revenue.

Abbott was previously listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange. The group is now opting to list AbbVie on the NYSE and on NYSE Euronext in Paris, preferred over the LSE for its European listing. To do so the company will take advantage of the rapid and cost-...

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Listings eXchange
Jan 23 2013 | 9:00 AM

NYSE Euronext announced on 23 October the expansion of its range of indices with the launch of the CAC® Low Risk Index and the AEX® Low Risk Index. These low risk indices, developed in partnership with Finvex Group, are based on the successful European national blue chip indices and provide new risk adjusted investment possibilities for investors and Exchange Traded Product (ETP) providers.

With the introduction of the new low risk index series, NYSE Euronext is responding to growing demand from institutional investors for better risk control mechanisms. Through the use of advanced risk analysis tools and an optimization process, a robust insight into risk is achieved. The careful selection and weighting of equities in the low risk indices aims at lower overall risk than traditional market capitalization weighted indices. The compounding of more stable returns also allows users to target a positive effect on returns. 

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Listings eXchange
Jan 23 2013 | 8:59 AM

ExpertLine celebrated its 3rd anniversary on 26 November by ringing the bell in Paris for the European markets opening. Launched in France in 2009, this service – unique in Europe – was extended to Belgium, the Netherlands and Portugal in 2010 and to the United Kingdom in 2012. Inthe space of three years, ExpertLine has become greatly valued by issuers and intermediaries and is yet another example of NYSE Euronext’s ability to adapt constantly to the changes shaping the market environment. The services ExpertLine offers - clear explanation and information, responsiveness, transparency and high visibility - are at the core of our service offering towards issuers and intermediaries.

ExpertLine's results speak for themselves: over the past three years, users have submitted more than 13,000 requests!

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Listings eXchange
Jan 23 2013 | 8:58 AM

To celebrate the 40thlisting anniversary and the 5thanniversary of the Dutch-French company Unibail-Rodamco, CEO Guillaume Poitrinal opened the market in Amsterdam on 6 December and closed the market the same day in Paris.

Unibail-Rodamco has activities in twelve European countries, and a portfolio of assets valued at €27.5 billion on 30 June, 2012. The Group stands out thanks to its focus on the highest architectural, city planning and environmental standards.

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