Invesco PowerShares Managing Director to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, April 6, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Invesco PowerShares will list nine new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) on the NASDAQ Stock Market:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Discretionary Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLYS)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLPS)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Energy Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLES)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Financials Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLFS)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLVS)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Industrials Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLIS)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Information Technology Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLKS)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLBS)
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio (Nasdaq:XLUS)

In honor of the occasion, Ben Fulton, Invesco PowerShares Managing Director of ETFs, will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

 Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contacts:

Lorraine Wang
(914) 722-1402
Lorraine.Wang@invescopowershares.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden
(646) 441-5045
Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:
http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About 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. With franchise assets over $43 billion as of Dec. 31, 2009, PowerShares ETFs trade on both U.S. stock exchanges. For more information, please visit us at www.invescopowershares.com.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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