Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces Estimated Annual Capital Gains Distributions for the Claymore Exchange-Traded Funds



    TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. announces today the
estimated 2007 annual capital gains distributions for the Claymore
Exchange-Traded Funds. Please be advised that these distribution amounts are
only estimates as of November 26, 2007 and may change before the fund's tax
year ends on December 15, 2007. These estimated amounts are for the annual
capital gains distributions and do not include estimates of the regular
quarterly or monthly distributions.
    We anticipate announcing the actual annual distribution amounts along
with the regular quarterly and monthly distributions on or about December 18,
2007. The record date for the distributions will be December 28, 2007 and the
ex-dividend date will be December 24, 2007. The distributions will be payable
on December 31, 2007. The actual taxable amounts of the cash distributions for
2007 and their tax characteristics will be available in early 2008 after the
end of the funds' tax year.

    
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                                                                    Estimated
                                            Net Asset                year-end
                                                Value            capital gain
                                             per unit  Estimated     per unit
                                               (NAVPU)    annual      as % of
                                                as of    capital     NAVPU as
                                  Trading    November       gain  of November
    Fund Name                      Symbol    26, 2007   per unit     26, 2007
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    Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF     CLO      $23.40     $0.9640       4.12%
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    Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF
     (Advisor Class)                CLO.A      $23.30     $0.9611       4.12%
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    Claymore BRIC ETF                 CBQ      $38.00     $2.0600       5.42%
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    Claymore BRIC ETF
     (Advisor Class)                CBQ.A      $37.89     $2.0600       5.44%
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    Claymore Japan Fundamental
     Index  ETF C$ Hedged             CJP      $16.81     $0.0540       0.32%
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    Claymore Japan Fundamental
     Index ETF C$ Hedged
     (Advisor Class)                CJP.A      $16.74     $0.0540       0.32%
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    We currently estimate that the following funds will not incur capital
gains for the year:

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                                             Trading        Estimated annual
    Fund Name                                 Symbol   capital gain per unit
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    Claymore Canadian Fundamental
     Index ETF                             CRQ/CRQ.A                   $0.00
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    Claymore US Fundamental Index ETF
     C$ Hedged                            CLU/CLU.A                    $0.00
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    Claymore International Fundamental
     Index ETF                             CIE/CIE.A                   $0.00
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    Claymore Global Balanced Income ETF    CBD/CBD.A                   $0.00
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    Claymore Global Balanced Growth ETF    CBN/CBN.A                   $0.00
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    Claymore CDN Dividend & Income
     Achievers ETF                         CDZ/CDZ.A                   $0.00
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    Claymore S&P/TSX Preferred Share ETF   CPD/CPD.A                   $0.00
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    Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF     CMW/CMW.A                   $0.00
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    Claymore S&P Global Water ETF          CWW/CWW.A                   $0.00
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    Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF        FIE                   $0.00
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    Commentary on the estimated capital gains:

    Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF

    The oil sands portfolio experienced gains as a result of mergers and
acquisitions activity in the oil sands sector during the year and through
changes to the fund's portfolio based on rebalances in the index it tracks.

    Claymore BRIC ETF and Claymore Japan Fundamental Index ETF C$ Hedged

    The estimated gains in these two funds are entirely as a result of the
currency hedging strategy employed. The Canadian dollar appreciated
significantly against many of the world's major currencies and especially
against the US dollar and the Japanese yen.

    Claymore Investments, Inc. serves as a Manager to the Funds. Claymore is
a wholly-owned subsidiary of Claymore Group, Inc., a financial services and
asset management company based in the Chicago, Illinois area. Claymore Group
entities provide supervision, management, servicing or distribution of over
US$19 billion in assets as of October 31, 2007.

    For further information about any of the Claymore Funds or Claymore
Investments, Inc., please contact your financial advisor or visit our website
at www.claymoreinvestments.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Media Inquiries, please contact: Som Seif,
President, Claymore Investments, Inc., Toronto, (866) 417-4640,
info@claymoreinvestments.ca

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