NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) today announced that it has launched trading in the Vanguard(R) FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund (Ticker:VEU) by The Vanguard Group (Vanguard).
VEU seeks to track the performance of the FTSE(R) All-World ex-US Index, a free-float adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure equity market performance of international markets. The Index includes approximately 2,200 stocks of companies located in 47 countries, including both developed and emerging markets around the world.
"The Amex is honored to add VEU to the broad family of Vanguard ETFs listed on the Amex", said Scott Ebner, Senior Vice President, Amex ETF Marketplace. "This new international investment product accommodates a growing demand from investors who are seeking opportunities in developed and emerging global markets."
Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, LP is the specialist for VEU and Kellogg Capital Group, LLC will trade options on VEU.
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The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex) offers trading across a full range of equities, options and exchange traded funds (ETFs), including structured products and HOLDRS(SM). In addition to its role as a national equities market, the Amex is the pioneer of the ETF, responsible for bringing the first domestic product to market in 1993. Leading the industry in ETF listings, the Amex lists 266 ETFs to date. The Amex is also one of the largest options exchanges in the U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic and foreign stocks. For more information, please visit www.amex.com.
Source: American Stock Exchange