BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

June 15, 2012 10:01 ET

BlackRock Announces June Monthly Cash Distributions for Certain iShares® Funds


BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the June 2012 cash distributions for iShares funds listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which pay on a quarterly basis. Unitholders of record on June 26, 2012 will receive cash distributions payable on June 29, 2012. Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:

Fund Name Fund Ticker Cash Distribution Per Unit ($)
iShares Alternatives Portfolio Builder Fund XAL $0.38213
iShares DEX Universe Bond Index Fund XBB $0.08704
iShares S&P®/TSX® Global Base Metals Index Fund XBM $0.02054
iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund XBZ $0.29258
iShares DEX All Corporate Bond Index Fund XCB $0.07088
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Growth Index Fund XCG $0.08235
iShares China Index Fund XCH $0.25366
iShares Conservative Core Portfolio Builder Fund XCR $0.28430
iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index Fund XCS $0.09813
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Value Index Fund XCV $0.17541
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Dividend Index Fund XDV $0.07250
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XEB $0.06600
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index Fund XEG $0.09588
iShares S&P/TSX Equity Income Index Fund XEI $0.07500
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund XEM $0.17083
iShares Jantzi Social Index Fund XEN $0.11093
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index Fund XFN $0.06550
iShares DEX Floating Rate Note Index Fund XFR $0.02551
iShares DEX All Government Bond Index Fund XGB $0.05482
iShares Global Completion Portfolio Builder Fund XGC $0.35386
iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index Fund XGD $0.05009
iShares Growth Core Portfolio Builder Fund XGR $0.31977
iShares DEX HYBrid Bond Index Fund XHB $0.09057
iShares S&P/TSX Global Healthcare Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XHC $0.26977
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XHY $0.09650
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index Fund XIC $0.13296
iShares S&P CNX Nifty India Index Fund XID $0.02823
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XIG $0.05900
iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XIN $0.30244
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index Fund XIT $0.00000
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index Fund XIU $0.12639
iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund XLA $0.23760
iShares DEX Long Term Bond Index Fund XLB $0.07425
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index Fund XMA $0.06053
iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index Fund XMD $0.13774
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XPF $0.07900
iShares NASDAQ 100 Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XQQ $0.08068
iShares DEX Real Return Bond Index Fund XRB $0.21907
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index Fund XRE $0.06150
iShares DEX Short Term Bond Index Fund XSB $0.07057
iShares DEX Short Term Corporate Universe + Maple Bond Index Fund XSH $0.05928
iShares S&P 500 Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XSP $0.10422
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index Fund XST $0.03508
iShares Russelll 2000 Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XSU $0.06983
iShares Diversified Monthly Income Fund XTR $0.06000
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index Fund XUT $0.07050
iShares S&P/TSX Venture Index Fund XVX $0.00000
iShares MSCI World Index Fund XWD $0.25996

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About BlackRock

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At March 31, 2012, BlackRock's AUM was US$3.684 trillion. BlackRock offers products that span the risk spectrum to meet clients' needs, including active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and asset classes. Products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of March 31, 2012, the firm has approximately 9,900 employees in 27 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at

About iShares

The iShares business is the global product leader in exchange traded funds with over 500 funds globally across equities, fixed income and commodities, which trade on 20 exchanges worldwide. The iShares Funds are bought and sold like common stocks on securities exchanges. The iShares Funds are attractive to many individual and institutional investors and financial intermediaries because of their relative low cost, tax efficiency and trading flexibility. Investors can purchase and sell shares through any brokerage firm, financial advisor, or online broker, and hold the funds in any type of brokerage account. The iShares customer base consists of the institutional segment of pension plans and fund managers, as well as the retail segment of financial advisors and high net worth individuals.

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