(Bloomberg) -- Nasdaq OMX is making a push to grab more exchange-traded note listings, challenging long- time market leader NYSE Arca for what can be lucrative listing and trading fees.

Twenty ETNs, or about 10% of the more than 200 U.S. securities, currently trade on the Nasdaq, according to Jeff McCarthy, head of ETP listings. Last year Barclays transferred 10 of its iPath ETNs that track Treasury bonds from NYSE Arca to trade primarily through Nasdaq, though most of the 72 iPath notes remain on NYSE Arca.

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