Salomon Brothers 2008 Worldwide Dollar Government Term Trust As of March 31, 2001

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Salomon Brothers 2008 Worldwide Dollar Government Term Trust Inc

    NEW YORK, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Salomon Brothers 2008 Worldwide Dollar
 Government Term Trust Inc. (NYSE:   SBG) as of March 31, 2001
     Investment Objective: The Trust's investment objective is to manage a
 portfolio of fixed income securities so as to return $10 per share (the
 initial public offering price per share) to investors on or about November 30,
 2008 while providing high monthly income.
 
     Portfolio Composition*
     Asset Allocations:
     Mortgage-Backed Securities     48.0%
       CMOs                          1.2
       Pass-Throughs                46.8
     Emerging Market Bonds          47.5
     Municipals (AAA)                4.5
 
     Top Five Emerging Market Debt Countries:
     Brazil        11.4%
     Argentina       8.9
     Mexico          6.9
     Venezuela       6.6
     Bulgaria        4.2
 
     Currency Allocation:
     US Dollar                      100%
 
     Treasury Duration:             6.9 years
     Spread Duration:               5.2 years
     Average Maturity:             38.9 years
    Average Life:                  15.6 years
 
     *  Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Inception Date:      August 20, 1993
     Total Net Assets:    $336,106,750
     Leverage:            32.5%
 
     Market Price:        $9.70
     NAV:                 $9.74
 
     Dividend Rate:       $0.073
     Frequency:           Monthly
 
     Salomon Brothers 2008 Worldwide Dollar Government Term Trust Inc., a
 non-diversified investment management company, is managed by Salomon Brothers
 Asset Management Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Salomon Smith Barney
 Holdings Inc.
     For more information, call 1-888-777-0102.
 
 

SOURCE Salomon Brothers 2008 Worldwide Dollar Government Term Trust Inc
    NEW YORK, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Salomon Brothers 2008 Worldwide Dollar
 Government Term Trust Inc. (NYSE:   SBG) as of March 31, 2001
     Investment Objective: The Trust's investment objective is to manage a
 portfolio of fixed income securities so as to return $10 per share (the
 initial public offering price per share) to investors on or about November 30,
 2008 while providing high monthly income.
 
     Portfolio Composition*
     Asset Allocations:
     Mortgage-Backed Securities     48.0%
       CMOs                          1.2
       Pass-Throughs                46.8
     Emerging Market Bonds          47.5
     Municipals (AAA)                4.5
 
     Top Five Emerging Market Debt Countries:
     Brazil        11.4%
     Argentina       8.9
     Mexico          6.9
     Venezuela       6.6
     Bulgaria        4.2
 
     Currency Allocation:
     US Dollar                      100%
 
     Treasury Duration:             6.9 years
     Spread Duration:               5.2 years
     Average Maturity:             38.9 years
    Average Life:                  15.6 years
 
     *  Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Inception Date:      August 20, 1993
     Total Net Assets:    $336,106,750
     Leverage:            32.5%
 
     Market Price:        $9.70
     NAV:                 $9.74
 
     Dividend Rate:       $0.073
     Frequency:           Monthly
 
     Salomon Brothers 2008 Worldwide Dollar Government Term Trust Inc., a
 non-diversified investment management company, is managed by Salomon Brothers
 Asset Management Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Salomon Smith Barney
 Holdings Inc.
     For more information, call 1-888-777-0102.
 
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