Market Regulation Services - Trading Halt - iShares CDN Short Bond Index Fund - XSB

Jan 3, 2008

    TORONTO, Jan. 3 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by Market
Regulation Services (RS):

    Issuer Name: iShares CDN Short Bond Index Fund
    TSX Ticker Symbol: XSB
    Time of Halt: 15:08 EST
    Reason for Halt: Pending News

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