PowerShares announces name changes on 4 DWA funds

|About: PowerShares DWA SmallCap... (DWAS)|By:, SA News Editor

The funds will continue to be based on Dorsey, Wright & Associates' index methodology. Existing ticker symbols and investment objectives remain the

The PowerShares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio (PDP) is renamed PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio.

The PowerShares DWA SmallCap Technical Leaders Portfolio (DWAS) is renamed PowerShares DWA SmallCap Momentum Portfolio.

The PowerShares DWA Developed Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio (PIZ) is renamed PowerShares DWA Developed Markets Momentum Portfolio.

The PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio is renamed PowerShares DWA Emerging Markets Momentum Portfolio (PIE).