TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes:
- The shareholders of Andean Resources Limited (TSX:AND) have approved the Merger Implementation Agreement whereby the company will merge with Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G). Assuming receipt of Australian court approval, expected on December 8, 2010, Andean Resources will be removed from the S&P/TSX Global Gold and Global Mining Indices. The relative weight of Goldcorp 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 Global Gold and Global Mining the S&P/TSX Capped Materials and the S&P/TSX MegaCap indices. There will be no change to Goldcorp in the S&P/TSX 60 Equal Weight or the S&P/TSX 60 130/30 indices. These changes will all be effective after the close of trading on Thursday, December 9, 2010.
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