One New Commodity Stock Added; 23 Stocks Deleted from Rogers-Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index in Quarterly Rebalancing

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The Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index (TICKER: RVEI) will add one new component, effective 09:00 AM (EST) Monday March 23, 2009. 23 stocks will be deleted from the index, changing the number of index components to 271.

The Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index (TICKER: RVEI) will add one new component, effective 09:00 AM (EST) Monday March 23, 2009. 23 stocks will be deleted from the index, changing the number of index components to 271. The changes result from the quarterly rebalancing of the index.

Five stocks will be deleted from the Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Agricultural Producers Index and no stocks will be added, changing the number of index components to 36.

Six stocks will be deleted from the Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Energy Producers Index, while two stocks will be added, changing the number of index components to 122.

Eight stocks will be deleted from the Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Metals Producers Index, while one stock will be added, changing the number of index components to 81.

A complete list of constituent changes is available on the RVE Index Family web site: http://rve.snetglobalindexes.com/media/RVEI%20Constituent%20Changes%20Q1%2020009_720404280.pdf

The Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index is a capitalization-weighted, float-adjusted index of the most prominent commodity stocks in the world. To be included in the RVEI, stocks must pass multiple screens, including for capitalization, float, exchange listing, share price and turnover. The index is divided into six sectors: a) Energy, b) Agriculture, c) Base and Industrial Metals, d) Forest products, e) Precious Metals and f) Alternatives (Renewable Energy and Water)

Detailed information, including constituent data, rules and price information, on the Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index is available at http://www.rveindexes.com. Data is also available through most vendors of financial data.

Index: Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index (USD)
TICKER: RVEI        

Index: Rogers™-Van Eck Hard Assets Producers Index (EUR)
TICKER: RVEIE

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