The PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund (Fund) is based on the Deutsche Bank Liquid Commodity Index – Optimum Yield Industrial Metals Excess Return™ (Index) and managed by DB Commodity Services LLC. The Index is a rules-based index composed of futures contracts on some of the most liquid and widely used base metals – aluminum, zinc and copper (grade A). The index is intended to reflect the performance of the industrial metals sector. You cannot invest directly in an index. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply.
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