The PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Momentum Portfolio (Fund) is based on the Dorsey Wright® Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Index ND (Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 80% of its total assets in securities of emerging economies within Dorsey, Wright & Associates, LLC's classification definition, excluding companies listed on a US stock exchange. The Index includes approximately 100 companies that possess powerful relative strength characteristics and are domiciled in emerging market countries including, but not limited to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey. The Index is computed using the net return, which withholds applicable taxes for non-resident investors. The Fund and the Index are rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly.
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