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Invesco announces filing of preliminary prospectus for PowerShares ETFs


Invesco has filed a preliminary prospectus with the Canadian securities regulators for five new PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Currently there are six PowerShares ETFs already trading in Canada.

The new PowerShares ETFs are: PowerShares Senior Loan (CAD Hedged) Index ETF; PowerShares FTSE RAFI Canadian Fundamental Index ETF; PowerShares FTSE RAFI US Fundamental (CAD Hedged) Index ETF; PowerShares FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Fundamental Index ETF; and PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility (CAD Hedged) Index ETF.

A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to securities of the new PowerShares ETFs has been filed with the securities commissions or similar authorities in all provinces and territories of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from Invesco Canada and are also available on There will not be any sale of or acceptance of an offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.

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