PowerShares’ five new global exchange-traded funds began trading on the American Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

“The Amex and PowerShares share a long and collaborative commitment to introducing new and innovative products to the investment community,” said Scott Ebner, senior vice president of the Amex ETF Marketplace. “These new ETFs provide investors with a broad and diverse spectrum of international exposure.”

The PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio tracks the WilderHill New Energy Global Innovation Index, the PowerShares Dynamic Europe Portfolio tracks the QSG Active Europe Index, the PowerShares Dynamic Asia Pacific Portfolio the QSG Asia-Pacific Opportunities Index, the PowerShares Global Water Portfolio the Palisades Global Water Index and the PowerShares Dynamic Developed International Opportunities Portfolio the QSG Developed International Opportunities Index.

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