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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                      Trading  Distribution   Record     Payment    Payment
    Fund Name         Symbol    Amount ($)     Date       Date     Frequency
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    Claymore          CIE        $0.0550     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     International                             2010        2010
     Fundamental     --------------------------------------------------------
     Index ETF        CIE.A      $0.0280     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore US       CLU        $0.0270     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Fundamental                               2010        2010
     Index ETF C$    --------------------------------------------------------
     hedged           CLU.A      $0.0025     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore US       CLU.C      $0.0270     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Fundamental                               2010        2010
     Index ETF -     --------------------------------------------------------
     non hedged       CLU.B      $0.0025     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CRQ        $0.0550     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Canadian                                  2010        2010
     Fundamental     --------------------------------------------------------
     Index ETF        CRQ.A      $0.0340     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CEW        $0.0575     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Equal Weight                              2010        2010
     Banc & Lifeco   --------------------------------------------------------
     ETF              CEW.A      $0.0325     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CGR        $0.0900     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Global Real                               2010        2010
     Estate ETF      --------------------------------------------------------
                      CGR.A      $0.0600     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CIF        $0.0790     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Global                                    2010        2010
     Infrastructure  --------------------------------------------------------
     ETF              CIF.A      $0.0457     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore S&P      CWW        $0.0700     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Global Water                              2010        2010
     ETF             --------------------------------------------------------
                      CWW.A      $0.0425     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CDZ        $0.0685     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
     S&P/TSX                                   2010        2010
     Canadian        --------------------------------------------------------
     Dividend ETF     CDZ.A      $0.0580     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore Global   CYH        $0.0550     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
     Monthly                                   2010        2010
     Advantaged      --------------------------------------------------------
     Dividend ETF     CYH.A      $0.0450     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          FIE.A      $0.0400     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
     Canadian                                  2010        2010
     Financial
     Monthly
     Income ETF
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    Claymore 1-5 Yr   CLF        $0.2120     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Laddered                                  2010        2010
     Government      --------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF         CLF.A      $0.1850     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore 1-5 Yr   CBO        $0.2400     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Laddered                                  2010        2010
     Corporate       --------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF         CBO.A      $0.2120     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CHB        $0.1320     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
     Advantaged                                2010        2010
     High Yield      --------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF         CHB.A      $0.1240     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CAB        $0.1780     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Advantaged                                2010        2010
     Canadian        --------------------------------------------------------
     Bond ETF         CAB.A      $0.1500     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CMR        $0.0052     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
     Premium                                   2010        2010
     Money Market    --------------------------------------------------------
     ETF              CMR.A      $0.0000     March 30,   April 8,    Monthly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CPD        $0.2100     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     S&P/TSX CDN                               2010        2010
     Preferred       --------------------------------------------------------
     Share ETF        CPD.A      $0.1875     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CBD        $0.1870     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Balanced                                  2010        2010
     Income          --------------------------------------------------------
     CorePortfolio(TM)
     ETF              CBD.A      $0.1380     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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    Claymore          CBN        $0.0670     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
     Balanced Growth                           2010        2010
     CorePortfolio(TM)
     ETF             --------------------------------------------------------
                      CBN.A      $0.0280     March 30,   April 8,  Quarterly
                                               2010        2010
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The ex-dividend date for all ETFs is March 26, 2010, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of March 30, 2010.

In addition, Claymore is pleased to announce the anticipated monthly distributions on the Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend ETF (CDZ/CDZ.A), Claymore Global Monthly Advantaged Dividend ETF (CYH/CYH.A) and the Claymore Advantaged High Yield Bond ETF (CHB/CHB.A) for the months April 2010 and May 2010.

    
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    Fund Name                   Trading Symbol      April 2010      May 2010
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    Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian          CDZ           $0.0685         $0.0685
     Dividend ETF              ----------------------------------------------
                                       CDZ.A         $0.0580         $0.0580
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    Claymore Global Monthly            CYH           $0.0550         $0.0550
     Advantaged Dividend ETF   ----------------------------------------------
                                       CYH.A         $0.0450         $0.0450
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    Claymore Advantaged High           CHB           $0.1320         $0.1320
     Yield Bond ETF            ----------------------------------------------
                                       CHB.A         $0.1240         $0.1240
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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 26 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed income and commodities. Claymore Investments, Inc., which, as at December 31, 2009 had approximately $4.4 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$15.2 billion in assets as of December 31, 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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