Salomon Brothers Worldwide Income as of March 31, 2001

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Salomon Brothers Worldwide Income Fund Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Salomon Brothers Worldwide Income Fund
 Inc. (NYSE:   SBW) as of March 31, 2001.
     Investment Objective: The Fund seeks to maintain a high level of current
 income. As a secondary objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation.
 
     Portfolio Composition*
     Asset Allocations:
     Emerging Market Bonds          98.1%
     High Yield                     1.2
           US          1.1
           Singapore   0.1
     Cash                           0.7
 
     Top Ten Emerging Market Debt Countries:
     Brazil                    18.3%
     Venezuela                 16.3
     Russia                    14.6
     Argentina                 10.3
     Mexico                     9.9
     Bulgaria                   4.8
     Algeria                    4.2
     Peru                       4.2
     Philippines                3.6
     Ecuador                    2.1
 
     Currency Allocation:
     US Dollar                 98.0%
     Argentine Peso             2.0
 
     Treasury Duration:         6.7 years
     Spread Duration:           6.0 years
     Average Maturity:         21.1 years
     Average Life:             19.1 years
 
     *Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Inception Date:           December 23, 1993
     Total Net Assets:         $164,087,890
     Leverage:                 27.7%
     Market Price:             $13.25
     NAV:                      $12.86
 
     Dividend Rate:            $0.11875
     Frequency:                Monthly
 
     Salomon Brothers Worldwide Income Fund 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 Worldwide Income Fund Inc.
    NEW YORK, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Salomon Brothers Worldwide Income Fund
 Inc. (NYSE:   SBW) as of March 31, 2001.
     Investment Objective: The Fund seeks to maintain a high level of current
 income. As a secondary objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation.
 
     Portfolio Composition*
     Asset Allocations:
     Emerging Market Bonds          98.1%
     High Yield                     1.2
           US          1.1
           Singapore   0.1
     Cash                           0.7
 
     Top Ten Emerging Market Debt Countries:
     Brazil                    18.3%
     Venezuela                 16.3
     Russia                    14.6
     Argentina                 10.3
     Mexico                     9.9
     Bulgaria                   4.8
     Algeria                    4.2
     Peru                       4.2
     Philippines                3.6
     Ecuador                    2.1
 
     Currency Allocation:
     US Dollar                 98.0%
     Argentine Peso             2.0
 
     Treasury Duration:         6.7 years
     Spread Duration:           6.0 years
     Average Maturity:         21.1 years
     Average Life:             19.1 years
 
     *Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Inception Date:           December 23, 1993
     Total Net Assets:         $164,087,890
     Leverage:                 27.7%
     Market Price:             $13.25
     NAV:                      $12.86
 
     Dividend Rate:            $0.11875
     Frequency:                Monthly
 
     Salomon Brothers Worldwide Income Fund 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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