S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of MARCH 2013 Canadian Index Reviews

 S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces the Results of MARCH 2013 Canadian Index  Reviews  TORONTO, March 8, 2013 /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, March 18, 2013:  S&P/TSX COMPOSITE INDEX  ADDITIONS                                     Live Composite GICS Sector Issue Name        Symbol 60/Completion            Index  Element Financial   EFN    Completion              Financials Corporation  DELETIONS                                          Live Composite GICS Sector Issue Name             Symbol 60/Completion            Index  Colossus Minerals Inc.   CSI    Completion               Materials  Nordion Inc.             NDN    Completion              Health Care  Petrobank Energy &       PBG    Completion                 Energy Resources Ltd.  Changes to the S&P/TSX Composite Index will also affect the S&P/TSX Capped  Composite and Equal Weight Composite Indices. 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.  IMPORTANT NOTE: Following the GICS change announcement of February 4, 2013,  the shares of Superior Plus Corp. (TSX:SPB) will be removed from the S&P/TSX  Capped Industrials and the S&P/TSX Equal Weight Industrials Indices and added  to the S&P/TSX Capped Utilities Index at the same time as the quarterly  S&P/TSX Composite Index review.  S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats and Equity Income Indices  After the close of trading on February 28, 2013, Atlantic Power Corporation  (TSX:ATP) announced a reduction in their indicated annual dividend from  $CDN1.08 to $CDN0.40 per share. For purposes of managing the quarterly  reweighting/rebalancing of these indices after the close of Friday, March 15,  2013, the indicated annual dividend for ATP will be $CDN0.40 and the price  used to calculate the yield of ATP will be the 3-day VWAP for March 1 to 5,  2013.  S&P/TSX GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  DELETIONS                             Issue Name           Symbol Exchange  San Gold Corporation   SGR     TSX  S&P/TSX GLOBAL MINING INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  ADDITIONS                                   Issue Name                 Symbol Exchange  Platinum Group Metals Ltd.   PTM     TSX                                          DELETIONS                                   Issue Name                 Symbol Exchange  Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.   SBB     TSX  San Gold Corporation         SGR     TSX  S&P/TSX GLOBAL BASE METALS INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  DELETIONS                                   Issue Name                 Symbol Exchange  Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.   SBB     TSX   S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT GLOBAL GOLD INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  DELETIONS                                 Issue Name                 Symbol Exchange  Colossus Minerals Inc.       CSI     TSX  Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.      KGI     TSX  Rainy River Resources Ltd.    RR     TSX  S&P/TSX COMPOSITE DIVIDEND INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  ADDITIONS  Issue Name                     Symbol  AuRico Gold Inc.                 AUQ  Precision Drilling Corporation    PD  S&P/TSX EQUITY INCOME INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  ADDITIONS  Issue Name              Symbol  AltaGas Ltd.              ALA  EnCana Corporation        ECA  National Bank of Canada    NA  Whitecap Resources Inc.   WCP                                                      DELETIONS                     Issue Name              Symbol  Allied Properties REIT  AP.UN  Cineplex Inc.             CGX  Husky Energy Inc.         HSE  Keyera Corp.              KEY  S&P/TSX COMPOSITE HIGH BETA INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  ADDITIONS                               Issue Name                        Symbol  Birchcliff Energy Ltd.              BIR  Cenovus Energy Inc.                 CVE  Enerplus Corporation                ERF  HudBay Minerals Inc.                HBM  Osisko Mining Corporation           OSK  Penn West Petroleum Ltd.            PWT  Trican Well Service Ltd.            TCW                                      DELETIONS                               Issue Name                        Symbol  Colossus Minerals Inc.              CSI  Detour Gold Corporation             DGC  Kinross Gold Corporation             K  NOVAGOLD Resources Inc.              NG  Petrobank Energy & Resources Ltd.   PBG  Rubicon Minerals Corporation        RMX  Uranium One Inc.                    UUU  S&P/TSX COMPOSITE LOW VOLATILITY INDEX - MARCH 2013 - QUARTERLY REVIEW  ADDITIONS                               Issue Name                        Symbol  Boardwalk REIT                    BEI.UN  Canadian Tire Corporation Limited CTC.A  Pembina Pipeline Corporation        PPL  Power Financial Corporation         PWF                                      DELETIONS                               Issue Name                        Symbol  Dundee Corporation                 DC.A  Loblaw Companies Limited             L  Primaris Retail REIT              PMZ.UN  TMX Group Limited                    X  QUARTERLY S&P/TSX EQUAL WEIGHT INDUSTRIALS INDEX REVIEW - MARCH 2013  DELETIONS                   Issue Name          Symbol  Superior Plus Corp.   SPB  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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Tony North Director, Canadian Index Operations S&P Dow Jones Indices  tony_north@spdji.com 416-507-3204  David Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee S&P Dow  Jones Indices david_blitzer@spdji.com 212-438-3907  SOURCE: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2013/08/c3395.html  CO: Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations ST: Ontario NI: FIN FIN  
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