CurrencyShares(R) Exchange Traded Products Declare Monthly Distributions

Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:00pm EST

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Rydex|SGI today announced the distribution declarations for six
CurrencyShares(R) exchange traded products: CurrencyShares(R) Australian
Dollar Trust (NYSE: FXA), CurrencyShares(R) Mexican Peso Trust (NYSE:
FXM), CurrencyShares(R) Canadian Dollar Trust (NYSE: FXC),
CurrencyShares(R) Swedish Krona Trust (NYSE: FXS) and CurrencyShares(R)
Russian Ruble Trust (NYSE: XRU), and CurrencyShares(R) Euro Trust (NYSE:


Fund Name      Ticker Declaration Ex-      Record   Payable    Distribution 
                      Date        dividend Date     Date/Share
 Dollar Trust  FXA    2/28/2011   3/1/2011 3/3/2011 3/8/2011   $0.30067
 Mexican Peso
 Trust         FXM    2/28/2011   3/1/2011 3/3/2011 3/8/2011   $0.17542
 Dollar Trust  FXC    2/28/2011   3/1/2011 3/3/2011 3/8/2011   $0.00848
 Swedish Krona
 Trust         FXS    2/28/2011   3/1/2011 3/3/2011 3/8/2011   $0.11268
 Russian Ruble
 Trust         XRU    2/28/2011   3/1/2011 3/3/2011 3/8/2011   $0.01686
 Euro Trust    FXE    2/28/2011   3/1/2011 3/3/2011 3/8/2011   $0.00052

Distributions are made to shareholders on a pro-rata basis (in
accordance with the number of shares that are owned) only in the event
that the interest earned by the Trust exceeds the sum of the sponsor's
fee for the prior month plus other Trust expenses, if any. There is no
guarantee that distributions will be made on a monthly basis.

    CurrencyShares(R) offer investors and institutions a convenient and
cost-effective method of gaining investment benefits similar to that of
holding foreign currencies, including potential diversification(1) and
hedging benefits. More details about the products are available at

    The sponsor of the CurrencyShares(R) Trusts is Rydex Specialized
Products, LLC, d/b/a Rydex|SGI. The distributor of these exchange traded
products is Rydex Distributors, LLC, an affiliate of Rydex|SGI. Next
Investments collaborated with Rydex|SGI in connection to all
CurrencyShares(R) exchange traded products. Bank of New York Mellon
(NYSE: BK) is the trustee of the Trusts and JPMorgan Investor Services
acting through JPMorganChase Bank, N.A., (NYSE: JPM) London Branch is the
depository for each Trust.

    This information must be accompanied by a current CurrencyShares
prospectus, which may be obtained directly by accessing the following
 CurrencyShares Australian Dollar (FXA); CurrencyShares British
Pound Sterling (FXB); CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar (FXC);
CurrencyShares Euro (FXE); CurrencyShares Mexican Peso
(FXM);CurrencyShares Russian Ruble (XRU); CurrencyShares Swedish Krona
(FXS), and CurrencyShares Euro (FXE). Investors should consider the
investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of each fund carefully
before investing. Each fund's prospectus contains this and other
information about the fund. Please read the prospectus carefully before
you invest or send money. The CurrencyShares Trusts are not investment
companies registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

    (1) Diversification does not ensure a profit not eliminate the risk of
experiencing investment losses.

    About Rydex|SGI
 Rydex|SGI manages approximately $25 billion in assets,
and offers institutional investors and financial intermediaries a broad
spectrum of traditional and nontraditional investment options that span
five distinct disciplines -- actively managed specialty fixed-income,
value, growth and global equity strategies, as well as quantitative
investment management solutions.

    Shares of each CurrencyShares Trust may not be suitable for all
investors. The value of the shares of each CurrencyShares Trust relates
directly to the value of the foreign currency held by the particular
Trust. This creates a concentration risk associated with fluctuations in
the price of the applicable foreign currency. Accordingly, a decline in
the price of that currency will have an adverse effect on the value of
the shares of the particular CurrencyShares Trust. Factors that may have
the effect of causing a decline in the price of a foreign currency
include national debt levels and trade deficits, domestic and foreign
inflation rates, domestic and foreign interest rates, investment and
trading activities of institutions and global or regional political,
economic or financial events and situations. Shares of each
CurrencyShares Trust can be bought and sold through a broker; as such,
investors may be required to pay brokerage commissions in connection with
a purchase or sale. There can be no assurance that an active trading
market for the shares of any CurrencyShares Trust will develop or be
maintained. For a more complete discussion of risk factors applicable to
each CurrencyShares Trust, carefully read the particular Trust's

    Not FDIC Insured - No Bank Guarantee - May Lose Value.


Jeaneen Pisarra

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