S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Quarterly Reviews of S&P/TSX Preferred Share Indices

TORONTO, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Indices Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the quarterly S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index and S&P/TSX Preferred Share Laddered Index Reviews.  These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, April 21, 2014.

S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index

ADDITIONS

Symbol
Issue Name CUSIP
AIM.PR.C AIMIA INC. CUMULATIVE RESET SERIES '3' PR 00900Q 40 0
BAM.PF.E BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMNT INC CL A PR SER 38 112585 55 9
CWB.PR.B CANADIAN WESTERN BANK 5-YR RESET PR SER '5' 136765 50 0
ENB.PF.A ENBRIDGE INC. PR SER '9' 29250N 62 6
IAG.PR.F INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE INS & FIN SERV 5.90% PR F 455871 50 9
MFC.PR.L MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. CL 1 PR SER '15' 56501R 72 6
NA.PR.L NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA 1ST PR SERIES '16' 633067 51 7
NA.PR.S NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA 5-YR 1ST PR SER '30' 633067 31 9
PPL.PR.E PEMBINA PIPELINE CORPORATION CL 'A' PR SER 5 706327 11 1
RY.PR.Z ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 1ST PR NON-CUM SER 'AZ' 78012G 41 1
TRP.PR.E TRANSCANADA CORPORATION 1ST PR SERIES '9' 89353D 86 7

DELETIONS

Symbol
Issue Name CUSIP
ELF.PR.H E-L FINANCIAL CORP. 5.50% 1ST PR SERIES '3' 26857Q 50 7
FTS.PR.E FORTIS INC. 1ST PR SERIES 'E' 349553 80 0
TCL.PR.D TRANSCONTINENTAL INC. 1ST PR SERIES 'D' 893578 30 2
VNR.PR.A VALENER INC. SERIES 'A' PR 91912H 20 7

S&P/TSX Preferred Share Laddered Index

ADDITIONS

Symbol
Issue Name CUSIP
AIM.PR.C AIMIA INC. CUMULATIVE RESET SERIES '3' PR 00900Q 40 0
CWB.PR.B CANADIAN WESTERN BANK 5-YR RESET PR SER '5' 136765 50 0
ENB.PF.A ENBRIDGE INC. PR SER '9' 29250N 62 6
MFC.PR.L MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. CL 1 PR SER '15' 56501R 72 6
NA.PR.S NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA 5-YR 1ST PR SER '30' 633067 31 9
PPL.PR.E PEMBINA PIPELINE CORPORATION CL 'A' PR SER 5 706327 11 1
RY.PR.Z ROYAL BANK OF CANADA 1ST PR NON-CUM SER 'AZ' 78012G 41 1
TRP.PR.E TRANSCANADA CORPORATION 1ST PR SERIES '9' 89353D 86 7

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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