NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) today announced that it has launched trading in the Vanguard(R) Europe Pacific ETF (AMEX:VEA). With the addition of this new fund, Vanguard now offers investors 33 ETFs, all of which are listed on the Amex.
VEA aims to track the investment performance of the MSCI EAFE Index, which consists of approximately 1,164 common stocks of companies located in 21 countries in Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Far East.
"Amex is proud to partner with Vanguard, a recognized leader in the ETF space, as they continue to expand their family of ETFs," said Scott Ebner, Senior Vice President of the Amex ETF Marketplace. "VEA accommodates a growing demand from investors seeking exposure to international markets."
Susquehanna Investment Group is the specialist for VEA.
About the American Stock Exchange
The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) 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 336 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