Market Vectors Index Solutions Announces Monthly Index Review Results – Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices

Results to be Effective on 1 May 2013

Business Wire

FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS) today announced the results of the monthly Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta index review. The following table shows a summary of the review results for all Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices. Detailed review results can be found on www.marketvectorsindices.com.

As of 1 May 2013 the following changes will be effective:

Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices       Additions     Deletions     New Count    

New Base

Weights

MV Asia (Developed) Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index 0 0 5 Yes
MV Emerging Markets Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index 0 0 4 Yes
MV Global Event Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index 0 0 4 Yes
MV Global Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index 0 0 5 Yes
MV North America Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index 0 0 6 Yes
MV Western Europe Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index 0 0 6 Yes
 

A complete list of components and weights is available on marketvectorsindices.com. Index methodology, comprehensive index information as well as information about financial products based on Market Vectors Indices can also be found on www.marketvectorsindices.com. The next monthly review will take place on 31 May 2013.

Note to Editors:

About Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH

Market Vectors Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS) develops, monitors and licenses the Market Vectors Indices, a selection of focused, investable and diversified benchmark indices which are especially designed to underlie financial products. Market Vectors Indices cover several asset classes, including hard assets and international equity markets as well as fixed income markets and are licensed to serve as underlying indices for financial products.

Approximately USD 12.5 billion in assets under management are currently invested in financial products based on Market Vectors Indices. MVIS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Eck Associates Corporation (also known as Van Eck Global).

Contact:
Media:
Market Vectors Index Solutions
Lars Hamich, CEO, +49 (0)69 4056 695 10
Lars.Hamich@mvindices.com

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