September 01, 2010 16:48 ET

CurrencyShares® Exchange Traded Products Declare Monthly Distributions

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) -  Rydex|SGI today announced distribution declarations for two CurrencyShares® exchange traded products: CurrencyShares® Australian Dollar Trust (NYSE: FXA) and CurrencyShares® Mexican Peso Trust (NYSE: FXM).

Fund Name Ticker Declaration Date Ex-dividend Date Record Date Payable Date/Share Distribution
CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust FXA 8/31/2010 9/1/2010 9/3/2010 9/9/2010 $0.28036
CurrencyShares Mexican Peso Trust FXM 8/31/2010 9/1/2010 9/3/2010 9/9/2010 $0.14700

Distributions are made to shareholders on a pro rata basis (in accordance with the number of shares that are owned) only in the event that the interest earned by the Trust exceeds the sum of the sponsor's fee for the prior month plus other Trust expenses, if any. There is no guarantee that distributions will be made on a monthly basis.

CurrencyShares offer investors and institutions a convenient and cost-effective method of gaining investment benefits similar to those of holding foreign currencies, including potential diversification and hedging benefits. More details about the products are available at

The sponsor of the CurrencyShares Trusts is Rydex Specialized Products, LLC, d/b/a Rydex|SGI. The distributor of these exchange traded products is Rydex Distributors, LLC (RDL), an affiliate of Rydex|SGI and Rydex Specialized Products, LLC. M7 Ventures, LLC collaborated with Rydex|SGI in connection with all CurrencyShares exchange traded products. Bank of New York (NYSE: BK) is the trustee of the Trust and J.P. Morgan Investor Services acting through J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. (NYSE: JPM), London Branch is the depository for each trust.

This information must be accompanied by a current CurrencyShares prospectus, which may be obtained directly by accessing the following links: CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust (FXA); CurrencyShares Mexican Peso Trust (FXM). Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of each fund carefully before investing. Each fund's prospectus contains this and other information about the fund. Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest or send money. The CurrencyShares Trusts are not investment companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

About SGI|Security Global Investors and Rydex|SGI
At Rydex|SGI. we are committed to offering investors greater potential to successfully navigate diverse market conditions. We believe that providing high-quality investment choices, insightful research and investor education is always in favor. Offering a wide array of alternative investment strategies in addition to index-based and fundamental strategies -- including actively managed global, value, growth and fixed-income -- we endeavor to put our investors first in all that we do. With more than $22 billion in assets under management, Rydex|SGI offers investors more than 100 investment choices -- including mutual funds and ETFs.

Services offered by Rydex Distributors, LLC (RDL). Security Global Investors℠ is the investment advisory arm of Security Benefit Corporation (Security Benefit). Security Global Investors consists of Security Global Investors, LLC, Security Investors, LLC and Rydex Investments. Rydex Investments is the primary business name for Rydex Advisors, LLC and Rydex Advisors II, LLC. Security Global Investors and RDL are affiliates and subsidiaries of Security Benefit, which is wholly owned by Guggenheim SBC Holdings, LLC, a special purpose entity managed by Guggenheim Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm with more than $100 billion in assets under supervision.

CurrencyShares are subject to risks similar to those of stocks and may not be suitable for all investors. Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of these products carefully before investing. The prospectus pertaining to each product contains this and other information about the product. Please read the applicable prospectus, including the Risk Factors section, carefully before you invest. Shares can be bought and sold through a broker and the selling shareholder may have to pay brokerage commissions in connection with the sale. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate so that when shares are redeemed, they may be worth more or less than original cost. Shares may only be redeemed directly from the Trust by Authorized Participants via baskets (as defined in the prospectus). There can be no assurance that an active trading market for the shares will develop or be maintained. The value of the shares relates directly to the value of the currency held by the Trust. For a more complete discussion of risk factors applicable to the Trust, read the prospectus carefully.

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