Invesco PowerShares to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, March 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Invesco PowerShares will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of the 15th year anniversary of the PowerShares QQQ exchange-traded fund (ETF).

In honor of the occasion, Dan Draper, Invesco PowerShares Managing Director Global ETFs will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET    

Contact:

Jill Jacobs Baar
(630) 868-7162
Jill.Baar@invescopowershares.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

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Webcast:

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

Photos:

To obtain a hi-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 QQQ:

PowerShares QQQ, formerly known as the "NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking Stock®," is based on the NASDAQ-100 Index®. The Fund will, under most circumstances, consist of all of stocks in the Index. The index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international nonfinancial companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market based on market capitalization. You cannot invest directly in the index. The portfolio is rebalanced quarterly and reconstituted annually.

About Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC and Invesco Ltd.:

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC is leading the Intelligent ETF Revolution® through its family of more than 140 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 $100 billion* as of February 28, 2014, PowerShares ETFs trade on both US stock exchanges. For more information, please visit us at invescopowershares.com or follow us on Twitter @PowerShares.

Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment management firm, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our clients around the world. Operating in more than 20 countries, the firm is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at www.invesco.com.

*US franchise assets include QQQs, BLDRS and DB Funds. ALPS Distributors, Inc. is the distributor of PowerShares QQQ, BLDRS Funds and PowerShares DB Funds. PowerShares QQQ and BLDRS Funds are unit investment trusts. Invesco PowerShares and Invesco Distributors, Inc. are not affiliated with ALPS Distributors, Inc.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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