On February 3rd, the SEC granted accelerated approval to separate proposals by the International Securities Exchange, NYSE Amex, NYSE Arca and Chicago Board Options Exchange to amend their respective rules relating to listing and trading options on the ETFS Gold Trust and the ETFS Silver Trust. Comments were solicited in December 2009 for the ISE, NYSE Amex and NYSE Arca proposals. Comments on the CBOE proposal may be submitted on or before March 3rd, 2010. SEC Release No. 34-61483.