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Standard & Poor's Announces Changes In S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

09/10/2010


TORONTO, Sept. 10 /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, September 20, 2010:

    <<    S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX    -----------------------    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    ADDITIONS    ---------    -------------------------------------------------------------------------                                                      Live Composite GICS    Issue Name             Symbol  60/Completion         Sector Index    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Allied Properties REIT  AP.UN    Completion    Income Trust, Real Estate,                                                             REIT    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Anatolia Minerals     Development Limited     ANO     Completion            Materials    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Artis REIT              AX.UN    Completion    Income Trust, Real Estate,                                                             REIT    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Calfrac Well Services     Ltd.                    CFW     Completion             Energy    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Colossus Minerals Inc.   CSI     Completion            Materials    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Genworth MI Canada Inc.  MIC     Completion           Financials    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Guyana Goldfields Inc.   GUY     Completion            Materials    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Nevsun Resources Ltd.    NSU     Completion            Materials    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    OceanaGold Corporation   OGC     Completion            Materials    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    DELETIONS    ---------    -------------------------------------------------------------------------                                                      Live Composite GICS    Issue Name             Symbol  60/Completion         Sector Index    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Sears Canada Inc.        SCC     Completion      Consumer Discretionary    -------------------------------------------------------------------------    Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX    Capped Composite Index. 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 MINING INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2010 - QUARTERLY REVIEW             ADDITIONS             ---------                    Issue Name             Symbol         Exchange             Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.   GSM            NASDAQ     S&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2010 - QUARTERLY REVIEW             ADDITIONS             ---------                    Issue Name             Symbol         Exchange             Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.   GSM            NASDAQ             Imperial Metals Corporation    III              TSX       S&P/TSX CLEAN TECHNOLOGY INDEX - SEPTEMBER 2010 - ANNUAL REVIEW             ADDITIONS             ---------                    Issue Name             Symbol         Exchange             5N Plus Inc.                   VNP              TSX             Capital Power Income L.P.     CPA.UN            TSX             Magma Energy Corp.             MXY              TSX             Tembec Inc.                    TMB              TSX    >>

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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