Barclays Canada announces quarterly cash distributions for iShares



    
    Listing: TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)

    Symbol: XBB, XCB, XCG, XCV, XDV, XEG, XFN, XGB, XGD, XIC, XIT, XIU, XLB,
    XMA, XMD, XRE, XSB, XTR, XEN, XCS
    

    TORONTO, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - Barclays Global Investors Canada Limited
(Barclays Canada) announced today the third quarter 2008 cash distributions
for iShares(R) funds. Unitholders of record on September 29, 2008 will receive
cash distributions payable on September 30, 2008. Details of the "per unit"
distribution amounts are as follows:

    
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    iShares Fund                                Ticker      Cash Distribution
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    iShares CDN DEX Universe Bond Index Fund      XBB            $ 0.34654
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    iShares CDN DEX All Corporate
     Bond Index Fund                              XCB            $ 0.24787
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    iShares CDN Dow Jones Canada Select
     Growth Index Fund                            XCG            $ 0.02929
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX SmallCap Index Fund       XCS            $ 0.17571
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    iShares CDN Dow Jones Canada Select
     Value Index Fund                             XCV            $ 0.20871
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    iShares CDN Dow Jones Canada Select
     Dividend Index Fund                          XDV            $ 0.20144
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Capped Energy
     Index Fund                                   XEG            $ 0.18456
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    iShares CDN Jantzi Social Index Fund          XEN            $ 0.10043
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Capped Financials
     Index Fund                                   XFN            $ 0.19389
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    iShares CDN DEX All Government Bond
     Index Fund                                   XGB            $ 0.22036
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Global Gold
     Index Fund                                   XGD            $ 0.00000
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Capped Composite
     Index Fund                                   XIC            $ 0.15064
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Capped Information
     Technology Index Fund                        XIT            $ 0.00000
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX 60 Index Fund             XIU            $ 0.12976
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    iShares CDN DEX Long Term Bond Index Fund     XLB            $ 0.24641
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Capped Materials
     Index Fund                                   XMA            $ 0.03093
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Completion Index Fund     XMD            $ 0.18354
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index Fund    XRE            $ 0.23776
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    iShares CDN DEX Short Term Bond Index Fund    XSB            $ 0.31958
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    iShares CDN S&P/TSX Income Trust Index Fund   XTR            $ 0.37997
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    About Barclays Canada

    Barclays Canada is an indirect subsidiary of Barclays PLC and part of
Barclays Global Investors (BGI), a division of Barclays PLC and one of the
largest institutional investment managers in the world and the largest manager
of index funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs). BGI leads the world in ETFs,
with over 200 iShares Funds representing over $400 billion in assets. As at
March 31, 2008, Barclays Canada managed over $73 billion in Canadian assets
and in other assets for Canadian clients, including $17 billion in the
TSX-listed iShares Funds. Barclays Canada has offices in Toronto, Montreal and
Vancouver.

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For further information:

For further information: or to schedule an interview: Contact for Media:
Lindsay Mattick Davidson, Narrative Advocacy Media, T - (416) 644-4123, C -
(416) 804-4712, Email: lindsay.mattick@narrativeadvocacy.com; All other
inquiries: 1-866-iShares (1-866-474-2731), Email:
iSharesCanada@barclaysglobal.com or www.ishares.ca

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