S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of September 2012 Canadian Index Reviews

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index Review.  These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, September 24, 2012:

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX
 
ADDITIONS
       
Issue Name Symbol 60/Completion Live Composite GICS Sector Index
Constellation Software Inc. CSU Completion Information Technology
Crombie REIT CRR.UN Completion REIT, Real Estate
GENIVAR Inc. GNV Completion Industrials
Rio Alto Mining Limited RIO Completion Materials, Div. Metals & Mining
Secure Energy Services Inc. SES Completion Energy
       
DELETIONS
       
Issue Name Symbol 60/Completion Live Composite GICS Sector Index
North American Palladium Ltd. PDL Completion Materials
San Gold Corporation SGR Completion Materials

Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index.  Stocks added to or removed from the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also be added to or removed from the appropriate Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector index.

S&P/TSX 60/COMPLETION INDEX CHANGES - SEPTEMBER 2012
 
  ADDITIONS    
  Issue Name Symbol 60/Completion
  Crescent Point Energy Corp. CPG 60
  Inmet Mining Corporation IMN Completion
       
  DELETIONS    
  Issue Name Symbol 60/Completion
  Inmet Mining Corporation IMN 60
  Crescent Point Energy Corp. CPG Completion

Crescent Point Energy Corp. will also be added to the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Oil & Gas Index.

S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW
 
  ADDITIONS    
  Issue Name Symbol Exchange
  Endeavour Mining Corporation EDV TSX
  Gold Resource Corp. GORO AMEX
     
  DELETIONS    
  Issue Name Symbol Exchange
  Great Basin Gold Ltd. GBG TSX
  Intrepid Mines Limited IAU TSX
  Queenston Mining Inc. QMI TSX
     
S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW
 
  ADDITIONS    
  Issue Name Symbol Exchange
  Endeavour Mining Corporation EDV TSX
     
  DELETIONS    
  Issue Name Symbol Exchange
  Eastern Platinum Limited ELR TSX
  Great Basin Gold Ltd. GBG TSX
  Intrepid Mines Limited IAU TSX
  Katanga Mining Ltd. KAT TSX
  Nautilus Minerals Inc. NUS TSX
  Queenston Mining Inc. QMI TSX
  SouthGobi Resources Ltd. SGQ TSX
     
S&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW
 
  DELETIONS    
  Issue Name Symbol Exchange
  Katanga Mining Ltd. KAT TSX
  Nautilus Minerals Inc. NUS TSX

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW
     
  ADDITIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Constellation Software Inc. CSU
  Crombie REIT CRR.UN
  GENIVAR Inc. GNV
   
  DELETIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Astral Media Inc. ACM.A
  Nordion Inc. NDN
     
S&P/TSX EQUITY INCOME INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW
     
  ADDITIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Bank of Nova Scotia BNS
  Crombie REIT CRR.UN
  GENIVAR Inc. GNV
  Petrominerales Ltd. PMG
   
  DELETIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Allied Properties REIT AP.UN
  Mullen Group Ltd. MTL
  Nordion Inc. NDN
  Rogers Communications Inc. RCI.B

QUARTERLY S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX REVIEW - SEPTEMBER 2012
     
  ADDITIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Argonaut Gold Inc. AR
  B2Gold Corp. BTO
  Cameco Corporation CCO
  China Gold International Resources Corp. CGG
  Eldorado Gold Corporation ELD
  MEG Energy Corp. MEG
  Nevsun Resources Ltd. NSU
  Niko Resources Ltd. NKO
  Secure Energy Services Inc. SES
  Silver Wheaton Corp. SLW
  Whitecap Resources Inc. WCP
   
  DELETIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. AAV
  Cenovus Energy Inc. CVE
  Ensign Energy Services Inc. ESI
  Harry Winston Diamond Corporation HW
  North American Palladium Ltd. PDL
  NovaGold Resources Inc. NG
  Poseidon Concepts Corp. PSN
  Savanna Energy Services Corp. SVY
  Sherritt International Corporation S
  Wi-Lan Inc. WIN

QUARTERLY S&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX REVIEW - SEPTEMBER 2012
 
  ADDITIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Artis REIT AX.UN
  Atco Ltd. ACO.X
  Atlantic Power Corporation ATP
  Bank of Nova Scotia BNS
  Crombie REIT CRR.UN
  Dundee Corporation DC.A
  Granite Real Estate Inc. GRT
  Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation WTE
   
  DELETIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Cineplex Inc. CGX
  Dollarama Inc. DOL
  Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd FFH
  Inter Pipeline Fund LP IPL.UN
  Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. PJC.A
  Pembina Pipeline Corporation PPL
  TransAlta Corporation TA
  Veresen Inc. VSN

ANNUAL S&P/TSX CLEAN TECHNOLOGY INDEX REVIEW - SEPTEMBER 2012
   
  ADDITIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  EcoSynthetix Inc. ECO
  New Flyer Industries Inc. NFI
  Orbite Aluminae Inc. ORT
  Primary Energy Recycling Corporation PRI
  Pure Technologies Ltd. PUR
   
  DELETIONS  
  Issue Name Symbol
  Ballard Power Systems Inc. BLD
  GLV Inc. GLV.A

Company additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.

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SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations

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

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