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

Dollarama Inc. Replaces TransAlta Corporation in the S&P/TSX 60 Index

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:

As part of the 3rd Quarter, 2015, S&P/TSX Index Review, S&P Dow Jones Indices announces that Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL) will replace TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) in the S&P/TSX 60 Index. The changes will be effective, along with all the other quarterly S&P/TSX index revisions, after the close of trading on Friday, September 18, 2015.

Dollarama will also replace TransAlta in the S&P/TSX 60 Capped and the 60 Equal Weight Indices (not the S&P/TSX 60 ESG Index) at the same time.

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For further information: Tony North, Director, Canadian Index Operations, S&P Dow Jones Indices, (+) 416 507 3204, tony.north@spdji.com; David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee, S&P Dow Jones Indices, (+) 212 438 3907, david.blitzer@spdji.com


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