BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)
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BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

June 17, 2011 10:06 ET

BlackRock Announces June Monthly Cash Distributions for the iShares® Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 17, 2011) - (TSX:XAL)(TSX:XBB)(TSX:XBM)(TSX:XBZ)(TSX:XCB)(TSX:XCG)(TSX:XCH)(TSX:XCR)(TSX:XCS)(TSX:XCV)(TSX:XDV)(TSX:XEB)(TSX:XEG)(TSX:XEI)(TSX:XEM)(TSX:XEN)(TSX:XFN)(TSX:XGB)(TSX:XGC)(TSX:XGD)(TSX:XGR)(TSX:XHB)(TSX:XHC)(TSX:XHY)(TSX:XIC)(TSX:XID)(TSX:XIG)(TSX:XIN)(TSX:XIT)(TSX:XIU)(TSX:XLA)(TSX:XLB)(TSX:XMA)(TSX:XMD)(TSX:XPF)(TSX:XQQ)(TSX:XRB)(TSX:XRE)(TSX:XSB)(TSX:XSP)(TSX:XST)(TSX:XSU)(TSX:XTR)(TSX:XUT)(TSX:XWD) -

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the June 2011 cash distributions for the iShares funds listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Unitholders of record on June 28, 2011 will receive cash distributions payable on June 30, 2011. Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:

Fund NameFund TickerCash Distribution
Per Unit ($)
iShares Alternatives Completion Portfolio Builder FundXAL0.47960
iShares DEX Universe Bond Index FundXBB0.09612
iShares S&P®/TSX® Global Base Metals Index FundXBM0.00867
iShares MSCI Brazil Index FundXBZ0.25051
iShares DEX All Corporate Bond Index FundXCB0.07625
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Growth Index FundXCG0.04264
iShares China Index FundXCH0.20657
iShares Conservative Core Portfolio Builder FundXCR0.36872
iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index FundXCS0.08415
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Value Index FundXCV0.15560
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Dividend Index FundXDV0.04806
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XEB0.06994
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index FundXEG0.08888
iShares S&P/TSX Equity Income Index FundXEI0.05363
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index FundXEM0.20452
iShares Jantzi Social Index FundXEN0.09383
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index FundXFN0.02928
iShares DEX All Government Bond Index FundXGB0.05817
iShares Global Completion Portfolio Builder FundXGC0.37752
iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index FundXGD0.00000
iShares Growth Core Portfolio Builder FundXGR0.38756
iShares DEX HYBrid Bond Index FundXHB0.09233
iShares S&P Global Healthcare Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XHC0.23191
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XHY0.12517
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index FundXIC0.10990
iShares S&P CNX Nifty India Index FundXID0.06168
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index FundXIG0.07497
iShares MSCI EAFE® Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XIN0.27505
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index FundXIT0.00000
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index FundXIU0.11965
iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index FundXLA0.24084
iShares DEX Long Term Bond Index FundXLB0.07684
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index FundXMA0.00000
iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index FundXMD0.10935
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XPF0.06883
iShares NASDAQ 100 Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XQQ0.02778
iShares DEX Real Return Bond Index FundXRB0.21320
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index FundXRE0.06076
iShares DEX Short Term Bond Index FundXSB0.08052
iShares S&P 500 Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XSP0.09246
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index FundXST0.00000
iShares Russell 2000® Index Fund (CAD-Hedged)XSU0.02554
iShares Diversified Monthly Income FundXTR0.06000
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Sector FundXUT0.11134
iShares MSCI World Index FundXWD0.23068

Further information on iShares funds can be found at www.iShares.ca.

About BlackRock®

BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At December 31, 2010, BlackRock's AUM was US$3.561 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 December 31, 2010, the firm has approximately 9,100 employees in 25 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 www.blackrock.com.

About iShares®ETFs

The iShares business is a global product leader in ETFs with over 410 funds globally across equities, fixed income and commodities, which trade on 16 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 securities 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.

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