Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces Q1 and Monthly Distributions on the Claymore ETFs



    TORONTO, March 18 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to
announce its quarterly and monthly distributions for the following Exchange
Traded Funds (ETFs):

    
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    Fund              Trading  Distribution    Record    Payment     Payment
    Name               Symbol        Amount      Date       Date   Frequency
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    Claymore Canadian     CRQ       $0.0560  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    Fundamental                                  2008       2008
    Index ETF         -------------------------------------------------------
                        CRQ.A       $0.0330  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore US           CLU       $0.0880  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    Fundamental                                  2008       2008
    Index ETF -       -------------------------------------------------------
    C$ Hedged           CLU.A       $0.0435  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore              CIE       $0.0900  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    International                                2008       2008
    Fundamental       -------------------------------------------------------
    Index ETF           CIE.A       $0.0590  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore Global       CBD       $0.1500  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    Balanced Income                              2008       2008
    ETF               -------------------------------------------------------
                        CBD.A       $0.1100  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore Global       CBN       $0.1320  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    Balanced Growth                              2008       2008
    ETF               -------------------------------------------------------
                        CBN.A       $0.0890  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore CDN          CDZ       $0.0700  March 28,  March 31,    Monthly
    Dividend &                                   2008       2008
    Income Achievers  -------------------------------------------------------
    ETF                 CDZ.A       $0.0570  March 28,  March 31,    Monthly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore S&P/TSX      CPD       $0.2082  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    CDN Preferred                                2008       2008
    Share ETF         -------------------------------------------------------
                        CPD.A       $0.1843  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore Global       CYH       $0.0890  March 28,  March 31,    Monthly
    Monthly Yield                                2008       2008
    Hog ETF           -------------------------------------------------------
                        CYH.A       $0.0740  March 28,  March 31,    Monthly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore 1-5        CLF(1)      $0.1190  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    Year Laddered                                2008       2008
    Bond ETF          -------------------------------------------------------
                      CLF.A(1)      $0.1010  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore Premium    CMR(2)      $0.1635  March 28,  March 31,    Monthly
    Money Market ETF                             2008       2008
                      -------------------------------------------------------
                      CMR.A(2)      $0.1539  March 28,  March 31,    Monthly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore S&P          CWW       $0.0730  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    Global Water                                 2008       2008
    ETF               -------------------------------------------------------
                        CWW.A       $0.0400  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore Equal      CEW(1)     $0.04167  March 28,  March 31,  Quarterly
    Weight Banc &                                2008       2008
    Lifeco ETF        -------------------------------------------------------
                        CEW.A      $0.04167  March 28,  March 31,    Monthly
                                                 2008       2008
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    Claymore Canadian     FIE       $0.0550  March 31,  April 14,    Monthly
    Financial Monthly                            2008       2008
    Income ETF
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    (1) For the period January 31, 2008 to March 31, 2008
    (2) For the period February 19, 2008 to March 31, 2008

    In addition, Claymore is pleased to announce an anticipated monthly
distribution on the Claymore CDN Dividend & Income Achievers ETF (CDZ/CDZ.A)
for the months April 2008 and May 2008.

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    Fund Name                Trading Symbol      April 2008         May 2008
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    Claymore CDN Dividend               CDZ         $0.0700          $0.0700
    & Income Achievers ETF   ------------------------------------------------
                                      CDZ.A         $0.0570          $0.0570
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    Claymore Investments, Inc. 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 on approximately US$18.3 billion in
assets as of February 29, 2008.
    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: Janine
Waschuk, janinemarie@mac.com, (416) 899-2617 or Som Seif, President, Claymore
Investments, Inc., Toronto, (866) 417-4640, info@claymoreinvestments.ca

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