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S&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices

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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.

For more information about S&P Dow Jones Indices, please visit www.spdji.com

ABOUT S&P DOW JONES INDICES

S&P Dow Jones Indices is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based on our indices than based on any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices and more than 120 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way investors measure and trade the markets.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spdji.com.

SOURCE S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC.

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