S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of December 2012 Canadian Index Reviews

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX Composite Index Review.  These changes will be effective at the open on Monday, December 24, 2012:

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX
 
DELETIONS
Issue Name Symbol 60/Completion Live Composite GICS Sector Index
Denison Mines Corp. DML Completion  
Lake Shore Gold Corp. LSG Completion Materials
Poseidon Concepts Corp. PSN Completion Energy

Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX Capped Composite and Equal Weight Composite Indices.  Stocks added to or removed from the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also be added to or removed from the appropriate Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector index.

S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - DECEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW    
     
ADDITIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Belo Sun Mining Corp. BSX TSX
Primero Mining Corp. P TSX
     
DELETIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Centamin plc CEE TSX
Sulliden Gold Corporation Ltd. SUE TSX

S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX - DECEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW    
     
ADDITIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Belo Sun Mining Corp. BSX TSX
Primero Mining Corp. P TSX
Rio Alto Mining Limited RIO TSX
     
DELETIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Alexco Resource Corp. AXR TSX
Centamin plc CEE TSX
Great Panther Silver Limited GPR TSX
North American Palladium Ltd. PDL TSX
Sulliden Gold Corporation Ltd. SUE TSX
     

S&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - DECEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW    
     
ADDITIONS    
Issue Name Symbol Exchange
Rio Alto Mining Limited RIO TSX

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX - DECEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW
 
ADDITIONS
Issue Name Symbol
Cott Corporation BCB
Whitecap Resources Inc. WCP
   
DELETIONS
Issue Name Symbol
Niko Resources Ltd. NKO
Poseidon Concepts Corp. PSN

S&P/TSX EQUITY INCOME INDEX - DECEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW
 
ADDITIONS
Issue Name Symbol
Allied Properties REIT AP.UN
Calfrac Well Services Ltd. CFW
Corus Entertainment Inc. CJR.B
Laurentian Bank of Canada LB
Mullen Group Ltd. MTL
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Altagas Ltd. ALA
Bank of Nova Scotia BNS
Manulife Financial Corporation MFC
Poseidon Concepts Corp. PSN
Royal Bank of Canada RY

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX - DECEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  
   
ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Alacer Gold Corp. ASR
AuRico Gold Inc. AUQ
Centerra Gold Inc. CG
Colossus Minerals Inc. CSI
Detour Gold Corporation DGC
Dundee Precious Metals Inc. DPM
IAMGOLD Corporation IMG
Kinross Gold Corporation K
NovaGold Resources Inc. NG
Rubicon Minerals Corporation RMX
SEMAFO Inc. SMF
Torex Gold Resources Inc. TXG
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Athabasca Oil Corporation ATH
Cameco Corporation CCO
Denison Mines Corp. DML
HudBay Minerals Inc. HBM
Lake Shore Gold Corp. LSG
Manulife Financial Corporation MFC
MEG Energy Corp. MEG
Petrominerales Ltd. PMG
Secure Energy Services Inc. SES
Talisman Energy Inc. TLM
Taseko Mines Limited TKO
TriCan Well Service Ltd. TCW

S&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX - DECEMBER 2012 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  
   
ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. BAM.A
Canadian National Railway Company CNR
Onex Corporation OCX
Royal Bank of Canada RY
Saputo Inc. SAP
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Atco Ltd. ACO.X
Atlantic Power Corporation ATP
Boardwalk REIT BEI.UN
North West Company Inc. NWC
Westshore Terminals Investment Corporation WTE

ANNUAL S&P/TSX CANADIAN DIVIDEND ARISTOCRATS INDEX REVIEW - DECEMBER 2012  
   
ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
CAE Inc. CAE
Evertz Technologies Ltd. ET
Kinross Gold Corporation K
Laurentian Bank of Canada LB
Major Drilling Group International Inc. MDI
Stella-Jones Inc. SJ
   
DELETIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Cogeco Inc. CGO
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. FFH

QUARTERLY S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL GOLD INDEX REVIEW - DECEMBER 2012  
   
ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
Aurizon Mines Ltd. ARZ
Endeavour Mining Corporation EDV
OceanaGold Corporation OGC
Perseus Mining Limited PRU
Premier Gold Mines Limited PG
Rainy River Resources Ltd. RR

QUARTERLY S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT INDUSTRIALS INDEX REVIEW - DECEMBER 2012  
   
ADDITIONS  
Issue Name Symbol
GENIVAR Inc. GNV
Transcontinental Inc. TCL.A

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

For further information:

Tony North
Director, Canadian Index Operations
S&P Dow Jones Indices
tony_north@spdji.com
416-507-3204

David Blitzer
Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee
S&P Dow Jones Indices
david_blitzer@spdji.com
212-438-3907

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