CurrencyShares(R) Exchange Traded Products Declare Monthly Distributions

Mon Aug 1, 2011 8:53pm EDT

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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-dividend Record Payable    Distribution
                      Date        Date        Date   Date/Share
CurrencyShares FXA    7/29/11     8/1/11      8/3/11 8/8/11     $0.37142
 Dollar Trust
CurrencyShares FXM    7/29/11     8/1/11      8/3/11 8/8/11     $0.14391
 Mexican Peso
CurrencyShares FXC    7/29/11     8/1/11      8/3/11 8/8/11     $0.01855
 Dollar Trust
CurrencyShares FXS    7/29/11     8/1/11      8/3/11 8/8/11     $0.19102
 Swedish Krona
CurrencyShares XRU    7/29/11     8/1/11      8/3/11 8/8/11     $0.04734
 Russian Ruble
CurrencyShares FXE    7/29/11     8/1/11      8/3/11 8/8/11     $0.04173
 Euro Trust

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.

    About Rydex|SGI
 Rydex manages approximately $26 billion in assets,
including $9.7 billion in exchange traded product assets. The firm offers
institutional investors and financial intermediaries a broad spectrum of
traditional and non-traditional investment options that span four
distinct disciplines: fundamental alpha (actively managed equity and
fixed-income), alternative strategies, target beta strategies and ETFs.
For more information call 800.820.0888.

    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.

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


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