TORONTO, Aug. 6 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on Friday, August 6, 2010:
- Nayarit Gold Inc. (TSXVN:NYG) will be removed from the index.
Pursuant to a business combination agreement, the shares of the
company will be exchanged for shares of Capital Gold Corporation
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
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