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Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE Arca, Inc.; Notice of Designation of a Longer Period for Commission Action on Proposed Rule Change To List and Trade Shares of Eight PIMCO Exchange-Traded Funds

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Start Preamble October 15, 2014.

On August 15, 2014, NYSE Arca, Inc. (“NYSE Arca” or “Exchange”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) [1] and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,[2] a proposed rule change to list and trade shares of the following eight PIMCO exchange-traded funds, pursuant to NYSE Arca Equities Rule 8.600: PIMCO StocksPLUS® Absolute Return Exchange-Traded Fund, PIMCO Small Cap StocksPLUS® AR Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund, PIMCO Fundamental IndexPLUS® AR Exchange-Traded Fund, PIMCO Small Company Fundamental IndexPLUS® AR Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund, PIMCO EM Fundamental IndexPLUS® AR Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund, PIMCO International Fundamental IndexPLUS® AR Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund, PIMCO EM StocksPLUS® AR Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund, and PIMCO International StocksPLUS® AR Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund (Unhedged). The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on September 3, 2014.[3] The Commission received no comments on the proposal.

Section 19(b)(2) of the Act [4] provides that within 45 days of the publication of notice of the filing of a proposed rule change, or within such longer period up to 90 days as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission shall either approve the proposed rule change, disapprove the proposed rule change, or institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. The 45th day for this filing is October 18, 2014. The Commission is extending this 45-day time period.

The Commission finds it appropriate to designate a longer period within which to take action on the proposed rule change so that it has sufficient time to consider this proposed rule change. Accordingly, the Commission, pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,[5] designates December 2, 2014, as the date by which the Commission shall either approve or disapprove, or institute proceedings to determine whether to disapprove, the proposed rule change (File No. SR-NYSEArca-2014-89).

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For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.[6]

Kevin M. O'Neill,

Deputy Secretary.

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3.  See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 72937 (August 27, 2014), 79 FR 52385.

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[FR Doc. 2014-24950 Filed 10-20-14; 8:45 am]

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