Perseus Mining added to S&P/ASX 200 index


PERTH, Australia, March 5 /CNW/ - Emerging gold producer Perseus Mining Limited (ASX/TSX: PRU) has today been added to the S&P/ASX 200 index.

The West African-focused gold explorer will move into its new index after the close of trading on 19 March, 2010.

"Being included in the S&P 200 is a significant milestone for us as institutional investors often weigh their portfolios relative to the index," Perseus Mining Managing Director Mark Calderwood said. He added that this could result in a greater volume of Perseus shares traded and improved liquidity.

    "Mark Calderwood"
    Managing Director

Certain information in this press release, including all statements that are not historical facts, constitutes forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Such forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, information which reflects management's expectations of the company's future trading volume and liquidity. There can be no assurance that the forward-looking information will prove to be accurate.

Additional information about Perseus and its business activities is available under its profile on SEDAR at

SOURCE Perseus Mining Limited

For further information: For further information: Perseus Mining Limited, ABN 27 106 808 986, 30 Ledgar Road, Balcatta, Western Australia, 6021, PO Box 717, Balcatta, WA, 6914, Telephone: (618) 9240 6344, Facsimile: (618) 9240 2406, Email address:, Website:

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