“We are delighted to list the next ELEMENTSSM Exchange Traded Notes on NYSE Arca,” said NYSE Group Senior Vice President, Exchange Traded Funds and Indexes, Lisa Dallmer. “This listing gives investors access to an asset which tracks an innovative approach to index construction.”
The following NYSE listed stocks are currently included in this index and represent 75% of the weight of the overall index:
ELEMENTSSM ETNs are designed to track the total return of specific market indexes and seek to provide convenient access to strategies and markets that have not been readily available to individual investors. ELEMENTSSM ETNs are brought to the market through industry-wide relationships among index providers, investment grade issuers, distributors and securities exchanges. Deutsche Bank will issue Wide Moat Focus ELEMENTSSM and they will be distributed by Nuveen Investments and Merrill Lynch.
NYSE, NYSE Arca, NYSE Group and NYSE Euronext do not sponsor, endorse, recommend or sell the ELEMENTSSM Wide Moat Focus ETN. NYSE, NYSE Arca, NYSE Group and NYSE Euronext are not affiliated with Morningstar’s proprietary Wide Moat Focus Total Return Index.
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