A Share Update in the S&P/TSX Composite Index
TORONTO, June 30, 2017 /CNW/ - S&P Dow Jones Indices Canadian Index Services will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices:
It is anticipated that Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. (TSX:FFH) will complete the acquisition of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (NYSE: AWH). To reflect the issuance of subordinate voting shares as part of the transaction, the relative weight of Fairfax Financial will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX Completion, the S&P/TSX Composite Dividend and the S&P/TSX Capped Financial Indices prior to the open of trading on Thursday, July 6, 2017. There will be no change to the relative weight of Fairfax Financial in the S&P/TSX Composite Equal Weight or the S&P/TSX Composite Buyback Indices.
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