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

TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. announces today the estimated 2009 annual capital gains distributions for the Claymore Exchange-Traded Funds and Closed End Funds. Please be advised that these distribution amounts are only estimates as of November 30, 2009 and may change before the fund's tax year ends on December 15, 2009. 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 17, 2009. The record date for the distributions will be December 30, 2008 and the ex-dividend date will be December 24, 2009. The distributions will be payable on December 31, 2009.

The actual taxable amounts of the cash distributions for 2009 and their tax characteristics will be available in early 2010 after the end of the funds' tax year.

    
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                                                             Estimated annual
                                                 Trading       capital gain
    Fund Name                                    Symbol        per fund unit
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    Claymore Gold Bullion Trust                  CGL.UN            $0.026
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    Claymore Silver Bullion Trust                SVR.UN            $0.270
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    Claymore Broad Emerging Market ETF           CWO               $0.931
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                                                 CWO.A             $0.853
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    Claymore US Fundamental Index ETF
     - C$ Hedged                                 CLU               $0.387
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                                                 CLU.A             $0.351
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The estimated capital gains distributions for the Claymore Gold Bullion Trust, Claymore Silver Bullion Trust, Claymore US Fundamental Index ETF - C$ Hedged and Claymore Broad Emerging Market ETF are entirely as a result of the currency hedging strategy employed. Throughout 2009 the US dollar has depreciated sharply against the Canadian dollar and the currency hedging strategy employed by each of the funds has added significant value to the total return of the funds.

We currently estimate that the following funds will not incur capital gains for the year:

    
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                                                             Estimated annual
                                                 Trading       capital gain
    Fund Name                                    Symbol        per fund unit
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    Claymore Canadian Fundamental Index ETF      CRQ                $0.00
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                                                 CRQ.A              $0.00
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    Claymore International Fundamental
     Index ETF                                   CIE                $0.00
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                                                 CIE.A              $0.00
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    Claymore US Fundamental Index ETF
     - non hedged                                CLU.C              $0.00
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                                                 CLU.B              $0.00
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    Claymore Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF      CEW                $0.00
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                                                 CEW.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Global Real Estate ETF              CGR                $0.00
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                                                 CGR.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Global Infrastructure ETF           CIF                $0.00
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                                                 CIF.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF                CLO                $0.00
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                                                 CLO.A              $0.00
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    Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF           CMW                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CMW.A              $0.00
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    Claymore S&P Global Water ETF                CWW                $0.00
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                                                 CWW.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Global Agriculture ETF              COW                $0.00
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                                                 COW.A              $0.00
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    Claymore BRIC ETF                            CBQ                $0.00
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                                                 CBQ.A              $0.00
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    Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend ETF       CDZ                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CDZ.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Global Monthly Advantaged
     Dividend ETF                                CYH                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CYH.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Natural Gas Commodity ETF           GAS                $0.00
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    Claymore Canadian Financial Monthly
     Income ETF                                  FIE.A              $0.00
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    Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Government
     Bond ETF                                    CLF                $0.00
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                                                 CLF.A              $0.00
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    Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Corporate
     Bond ETF                                    CBO                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CBO.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Premium Money Market ETF            CMR                $0.00
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                                                 CMR.A              $0.00
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    Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF     CPD                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CPD.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Advantaged Canadian Bond ETF        CAB                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CAB.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Balanced Income
     CorePortfolio(TM) ETF                       CBD                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CBD.A              $0.00
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    Claymore Balanced Growth
     CorePortfolio(TM) ETF                       CBN                $0.00
                                                -----------------------------
                                                 CBN.A              $0.00
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About Claymore Investments

Claymore Investments, Inc. is a leader in bringing intelligent, low cost exchange traded funds in Canada through its family of 24 ETFs and 3 closed-end funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed income and commodities. Claymore Investments, Inc., which, as at November 30, 2009 had approximately $4.1 billion in assets under management, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Claymore Group, Inc., a financial services and asset management company based in the Chicago, Illinois area. In aggregate, Claymore Group Inc. and its affiliates have approximately 175 employees providing supervisory, management, servicing or distribution services on approximately US$13.3 billion in assets as of September 30, 2009.

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

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

For more information investors should consult with their investment advisor or visit our website at www.claymoreinvestments.ca.

SOURCE CLAYMORE INVESTMENTS, INC.

For further information: For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Sara Beazely, (416) 813-2007, sbeazely@claymoreinvestments.ca; or Som Seif, President, Claymore Investments, Inc., (866) 417-4640, info@claymoreinvestments.ca, www.claymoreinvestments.ca

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