TORONTO, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes:
The shareholders of DundeeWealth Inc. (TSX:DW) have accepted the cash
and share takeover offer from Bank of Nova Scotia (TSX:BNS).
DundeeWealth will be removed from the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped
Composite, the S&P/TSX Equity, Capped Equity and Equity Completion, the
S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX Capped Financials and the S&P/TSX
Composite Dividend indices. The relative weight of Bank of Nova Scotia
will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the
S&P/TSX Equity and Capped Equity, the S&P/TSX 60, 60 Capped and Equity
60, the S&P/TSX MegaCap, the S&P/TSX Capped Financials, the S&P/TSX
Equity Income and the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend indices to reflect the
issuance of Bank of Nova Scotia shares. There will be no change to the
weight Bank of Nova Scotia in the S&P/TSX 60 Equal Weight, Equal Weight
Diversified Banks or the S&P/TSX 60 130/30 Strategy Index. These
changes will be effective after close on Monday, February 7, 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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