S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

A Share Update for the S&P/TSX Composite Index

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

Barrick Gold Corporation (TSX: ABX) has closed a bought deal equity offering of common shares that was announced on October 31, 2013.  After the close of trading on Thursday, November 21, 2013, the relative weight of Barrick Gold will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX 60 and 60 Capped, the S&P/TSX Capped Materials, the S&P/TSX Global Mining, the S&P/TSX Global Gold and the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend Indices to reflect this issuance of new shares. There will be no weight change for Barrick Gold in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX 60 Equal Weight, the S&P/TSX Composite High Beta, the S&P/TSX 60 130/30 Strategy or the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global gold Indices.

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For further information:

Tony North
Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
tony_north@spdji.com
416-507-3204

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices
david_blitzer@spdji.com
212-438-3907