NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) announced today that it has launched trading in its fourth commodity-linked investment product with the launch of the iShares Silver Trust(R) by Barclays Global Investors.
"The American Stock Exchange is proud to be leading the industry in bringing new and innovative products to the marketplace," said Cliff Weber, Senior Vice President of the ETF Marketplace. "The iShares Silver Trust is the latest in a growing list of commodity-related products that have listed on the Amex and we are pleased to be partnering with BGI to launch this new trust."
The specialist for the iShares Silver Trust is Goldman Sachs Execution and Clearing LP.
About the American Stock Exchange
The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) is the only primary exchange that offers trading across a full range of equities, options and exchange traded funds (ETFs), including structured products and HOLDRS(SM). In addition to its role as a national equities market, the Amex is the pioneer of the ETF, responsible for bringing the first domestic product to market in 1993. Leading the industry in ETF listings, the Amex lists 166 ETFs. The Amex is also one of the largest options exchanges in the U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as domestic and foreign stocks. For more information, please visit http://www.amex.com/.