SOURCE: Rydex|SGI

Rydex|SGI

January 20, 2011 15:07 ET

Rydex Celebrates the Completion of the Launch of Six Equal Weight With the Listing of the ACWI (All Country World Index) ETF

Richard M. Goldman, CEO of Rydex, Rings The Opening Bell(SM) at the NYSE

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 20, 2011) - Link to media alert:
http://www.nyse.com/about/newsevents/1294916258300.html

Who/What:
On Friday, January 21, CEO, Richard M. Goldman and other executives of Rydex will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to highlight the listing of the Rydex MSCI ACWI (All Country World Index) equal weight ETF on NYSE Arca. MSCI ACWI (All Country World Index) equal weight ETF began trading on NYSE Arca on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 under the ticker symbol "EWAC." Additionally, the firm launched five other Equal Weight ETFs in December 2010.

EWAC provides broad exposure to the companies in the MSCI All Country World Equal Weight Index, which currently consists of 45 country indices representing 24 developed and 21 emerging market countries.

Rydex manages over $7 billion in assets across its 34 exchange traded products, including 16 equal weight ETFs. The ETF line-up at Rydex, with the exception of Currency Shares, is known in the marketplace as RydexShares SM, and includes nine sector ETFs. Equal weight strategies can deliver strong investment results relative to cap-weighted strategies, as evidenced by RSP, Rydex's flagship ETF.

In honor of this occasion, Rydex CEO, Richard M. Goldman, will ring The Opening Bell.

Interview Opportunities:
CEO Richard M. Goldman and Managing Director, ETF Portfolio Strategist, Anthony B. Davidow are available for media interviews following the bell ringing at 9:35 a.m.

About Rydex:
Rydex manages approximately $25 billion in assets-including more than $7 billion in exchange traded product assets. Rydex offers institutional investors and financial intermediaries a broad spectrum of traditional and nontraditional investment options that span four distinct disciplines -- fundamental alpha (actively managed equity and fixed-income), alternative strategies, target beta strategies and ETFs.

For more information call 800-820-0888.

When/Where:
Friday, January 21, 2011
NYSE Security Checkpoint (tent) at the corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m. The Opening Bell rings

Webcast:
A live webcast of The Opening Bell (beginning at 9:29 a.m.) will be available on the homepage of nyse.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Media interested in interviewing Rydex CEO Richard Goldman can contact
    Jeaneen Pisarra
    917-386-0387

    or

    Laura Parsons
    CSG-PR
    303-887-2911