TORONTO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes:
- The shareholders of Lihir Gold Limited (Nasdaq: LIHR) have accepted
the share exchange offer from Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX:NCM) under
a Merger Implementation Agreement. The shares of Lihir Gold will be
removed from the S&P/TSX Global Gold and Global Mining indices after
the close of trading on Friday, August 27, 2010.
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