TORONTO, Feb. 27 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations announces the following index changes:
- The shareholders of Domtar Inc. (TSX:DTC) have approved the transaction with Weyerhaeuser Inc. (NYSE:WY) to merge the fine paper operations of the two companies. Domtar Inc. will be removed from the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the S&P/TSX 60 and 60 Capped, the S&P/TSX Equity and Capped Equity and the S&P/TSX Capped Materials Indices. Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI) will replace Domtar Inc. in the S&P/TSX 60 and 60 Capped Indices. Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX:IVN) will replace Yamana Gold Inc. in the S&P/TSX MidCap and Equity MidCap indices. The transaction will be effective after the close of trading on Friday, March 2, 2007.
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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