Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC Lists PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK , February 19, 2010 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio(Ticker: PCEF). The ETF is sponsored by Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC and is the first ETF to hold closed end funds.
The Fund seeks investment results that correspond (before fees and expenses) generally to the price and yield performance of the index called the S-Network Composite Closed-End Fund IndexSM, which tracks the overall performance of a global universe of U.S.-listed closed-end funds that are organized under the laws of the United States selected by S-Network Global Indexes LLC.
Approximately 99% of the closed-end funds comprising the S-Network Composite Closed-End Fund IndexSM are listed on either NYSE or NYSE Amex.
Background on Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) on NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest Exchange Traded Products marketplace, and is the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs) and Warrants and Certificates trading. NYSE Euronext's offering of these products provides investors access to regulated listings as well as fast and innovative trading tools to access liquidity. NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext's US market for ETFs, has 763 primary ETF and 50 primary ETV listings. Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 90 ETNs, 174 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis. On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 497 primary ETFs, 74 ETVs, 5 ETNs, with a total number of 576 listings across the European markets. In addition, NYSE Euronext lists a total of 1,722 Certificates and Covered Warrants in Paris , Amsterdam , Brussels and Lisbon .
About Invesco PowerShares (Source: Invesco PowerShares)
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC is leading the intelligent ETF revolution® through its family of more than 110 domestic and international exchange-traded funds, which seek to outperform traditional benchmark indexes while providing advisors and investors access to an innovative array of focused investment opportunities. PowerShares ETFs had franchise assets of $41 billion as of Sept. 30, 2009. For more information, please visit www.invescopowershares.com.
Invesco PowerShares is a wholly owned subsidiary of Invesco Ltd., a leading independent global investment management firm dedicated to helping people worldwide build their financial security. Invesco provides a comprehensive array of enduring investment solutions for retail, institutional and high-net-worth clients around the world. Operating in 20 countries, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “IVZ.” Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With more than 8,000 listed issues, NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent nearly 40 percent of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, the leading European derivatives business and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index and Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.
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