TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following
changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
The Toronto Stock Exchange announced today in the Daily Bulletin that
the shares of Rio Alto Mining Limited (TSXVN: RIO) will graduate to
trade on TSX at the open of trading on Friday, February 24, 2012. The
ticker symbol will remain "RIO" and the CUSIP number will remain 76689T
10 4. The company will be removed from the S&P/TSX Venture Composite
Index after the close of trading on Thursday, February 23, 2011.
Rio Alto Mining is also a constituent of the S&P/TSX Venture Select
Index. The company will be removed from this index effective after the
close of Thursday, March 1, 2012, at which time it will be listed on
The company is also a constituent of the S&P/TSX Venture 30 Index.
According to methodology, it will remain in this index while trading on
TSX until the next semi-annual review of the index in August, 2012.
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any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.
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