Definition of NYSE Arca:
An electronic trading platform that offers fast execution and direct market access. The platform is an exchange for stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
NYSE Arca is an electronic securities exchange in the U.S. on which exchange-traded products (ETPs) and equities trade. The exchange specializes in ETP listings, which include exchange-traded funds (ETFs), exchange-traded notes (ETNs) and exchange-traded vehicles (ETVs). As well as placing typical orders, NYSE Arca allows investors and traders to participate in opening and closing auctions in ETFs and place mid-point orders that sit between the bid and ask price.
As of March 2019, NYSE Arca was the world’s leading ETF exchange in terms of volume and listings. The exchange commands 19.5% of the ETF market share in the United States and lists over 2,238 individual ETFs. NYSE Arca listed ETFs have roughly $3.8 trillion in assets under management (AUM).
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