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BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (iShares)

September 16, 2011 08:41 ET

BlackRock Announces September Monthly Cash Distributions for the iShares® Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2011) -

(TSX:XBB)(TSX:XBM)(TSX:XCB)(TSX:XCG)(TSX:XCS)(TSX:XCV)(TSX:XDV)(TSX:XEB)(TSX:XEG)(TSX:XEI)(TSX:XEN)(TSX:XFN)(TSX:XGB)(TSX:XGD)(TSX:XIC)(TSX:XIT)(TSX:XIU)(TSX:XLB)(TSX:XMA)(TSX:XMD)(TSX:XRE)(TSX:XSB)(TSX:XTR)(TSX:XHB)(TSX:XHY)(TSX:XIG)(TSX:XPF)(TSX:XST)(TSX:XUT)

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK), today announced the September 2011 cash distributions for certain iShares funds listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Unitholders of record on September 27, 2011 will receive cash distributions payable on September 30, 2011. Details of the "per unit" distribution amounts are as follows:

Fund Name Fund Ticker Cash Distribution Per Unit ($)
iShares DEX Universe Bond Index Fund XBB 0.09253
iShares S&P®/TSX® Global Base Metals Index Fund XBM 0.04821
iShares DEX All Corporate Bond Index Fund XCB 0.07584
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Growth Index Fund XCG 0.03516
iShares S&P/TSX SmallCap Index Fund XCS 0.09065
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Value Index Fund XCV 0.18330
iShares Dow Jones Canada Select Dividend Index Fund XDV 0.04987
iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XEB 0.06783
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index Fund XEG 0.08255
iShares S&P/TSX Equity Income Index Fund XEI 0.05286
iShares Jantzi Social Index Fund XEN 0.09660
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index Fund XFN 0.02992
iShares DEX All Government Bond Index Fund XGB 0.05733
iShares S&P/TSX Global Gold Index Fund XGD 0.03678
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index Fund XIC 0.11323
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Information Technology Index Fund XIT 0.00000
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index Fund XIU 0.10356
iShares DEX Long Term Bond Index Fund XLB 0.07393
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Materials Index Fund XMA 0.00000
iShares S&P/TSX Completion Index Fund XMD 0.11063
iShares S&P/TSX Capped REIT Index Fund XRE 0.06232
iShares DEX Short Term Bond Index Fund XSB 0.07714
iShares Diversified Monthly Income Fund XTR 0.06000
iShares DEX HYBrid Bond Index Fund XHB 0.09330
iShares U.S. High Yield Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XHY 0.12629
iShares U.S. IG Corporate Bond Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XIG 0.07346
iShares S&P/TSX North American Preferred Stock Index Fund (CAD-Hedged) XPF 0.06845
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Consumer Staples Index Fund XST 0.07451
iShares S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index Fund XUT 0.10102

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 June 30, 2011, BlackRock's AUM was US$3.659 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 June 30, 2011, the firm has approximately 9,700 employees in 26 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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