BATS 1000 INDEX GAINS 0.7% THIS WEEK

Fri Apr 4, 2014 5:02pm EDT

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - April 4, 2014 - BATS Global Markets, a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe, reports the BATS 1000® Index (Ticker: BATSK) rose 136.97 points this week to close at 21,063.22 as of the

4 p.m. ET market close today.

Industrials and Manufacturing gained 1.5% leading nine of the ten sectors that comprise the Index higher for the week. Technology and Communications fell 0.5% and was the only sector to decline. Below is an overview of the BATS 1000 Index and sub-indices for the week:

Ticker Index Name Performance
BATSK BATS 1000 Index +0.7%
BATAR BATS Alternative Resources and Energy Sector Index +1.1%
BATBM BATS Basic Materials Sector Index +1.4%
BATBS BATS Business Services Sector Index +0.6%
BATCG BATS Consumer Goods Sector Index +0.2%
BATCS BATS Consumer Services Sector Index +0.5%
BATFN BATS Financials Sector Index +0.1%
BATHP BATS Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Sector Index +0.4%
BATIM BATS Industrials and Manufacturing Sector Index +1.5%
BATTC BATS Technology and Communications Sector Index -0.5%
BATUT BATS Utilities Sector Index +1.1%

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 10 index sectors are adjusted to an equal weighting based on the current value of the index every June during an annual reconstitution process.

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 electronic media. BATS 1000 Index data can also be found via  Yahoo!Finance(^BATSK), Reuters.com(.BATSK), and  StockCharts($BATSK), among others.

For more BATS 1000 information, visit: http://www.batstrading.com/market_data/indices/bats_1000/.

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About BATS Global Markets, Inc.

BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges - BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA - and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. The company is an important listing venue for ETFs and other structured products and also operates BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market. In Europe, BATS operates the largest pan-European equities exchange, offering trading and listing services across 15 major European markets. With its world-class proprietary technology and relentless customer focus, BATS strives to bring efficiency, transparency and fairness to market participants. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in the New York area and London. Further information on BATS can be found at www.bats.com and by following us on Twitter @BATSGlobal.

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Source: BATS Global Markets, Inc. via Globenewswire

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