TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index
Operations announces the following index changes:
Intact Financial Corporation (TSX:IFC) has completed the acquisition of
AXA Canada. The relative weight of Intact Financial Corporation will
increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX
Equity and Capped Equity, the S&P/TSX Capped Financial, the S&P/TSX
Completion and Equity Completion and the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend
indices to reflect this issuance of Intact Financial shares. These
changes will be effective after close on Monday, October 3, 2011.
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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