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Press release from CNW Group

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index17:17 EDT Thursday, June 24, 2010TORONTO, June 24 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's will make the following changes in the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index after the close of trading on Thursday, June 24, 2010: << - Mandalay Resources Corporation (TSXVN:MND) will be removed from the index. The company will graduate to TSX where it will trade under the same ticker symbol. - Tango Energy Inc. (TSXVN:TEI) will change its name to Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. The new ticker symbol will be "TVE" and the new CUSIP number will be 87505Y 10 2. There is no consolidation of capital. >> 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.About S&P IndicesS&P Indices, the world's leading index provider, maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Over $1.25 trillion is directly indexed to Standard & Poor's family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, the S&P Global BMI, an index with approximately 11,000 constituents, the S&P GSCI, the industry's most closely-watched commodities index and the S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Index, the premier investable index for U.S. municipal bonds. For more information, please visit www.standardandpoors.com/indices.About Standard & Poor'sStandard & Poor's, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With offices in 23 countries and markets, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for nearly 150 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit: www.standardandpoors.com.For further information: Tony North, (416) 507-3204, sp_index@standardandpoors.com; Dave Guarino, 1 212 438 1471, Dave_guarino@standardandpoors.com