Bats Europe Unveils Expanded Index Offering

The expanded offering includes a range of pan-European country indexes, ahead of further expansion scheduled to take place over the coming months.

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The new indexes─including the Bats France 40, Bats Germany 30, Bats Italy 40 and Bats Switzerland 20 indexes─will go live on Dec. 19, and will provide "real-time, high-quality and low-cost alternatives to those provided by the incumbent index providers," officials say. Bats will now continue to expand its index offering into other European national and regional indexes over the coming months.

In June, Bats announced its foray into the index space with an offering of 18 indexes, covering small- t