NYSE Euronext (NYX) and PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, today celebrates the first day of trading of The PIMCO Total Return Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) by ringing the Opening Bell simultaneously from PIMCO’s headquarters in Newport Beach, CA, office and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The PIMCO Total Return ETF began trading today, Thursday, March 1, 2012 on NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext’s fully electronic U.S. market, under the ticker symbol (TRXT).
"We welcome The PIMCO Total Return ETF to our exchange traded products suite and congratulate them on their continued efforts to meet the growing demand by market participants to trade actively managed ETFs. TXRT is their first actively managed ETF among the total of 17 PIMCO ETFs available to traders and investors listed and traded on NYSE Arca." said Laura Morrison, Senior Vice President of Global Index and Exchange Traded Products Group U.S. “We look forward to offering PIMCO and their clients with benefits of superior market quality, consultative services, and technology that our platform delivers to issuers and the ETF marketplace.”