Wednesday, April 4, 2007
The NYSE announced that the shares of NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) began trading today, first on Euronext in Paris at 9:00 a.m. (CET) and soon to follow in New York on the NYSE at 9:30 a.m. (EST). The opening share price on Euronext Paris for the newly merged company was €75. A total of 257,598,971 NYSE Euronext shares were admitted to listing. On the basis of the first price traded on Euronext, the market capitalization of NYSE Euronext stands at €19.32 billion/$25.81 billion, making the company the world's largest listed exchange group.