SOURCE: Allied Gold Mining PLC

September 09, 2011 02:47 ET

Allied Gold Mining - FTSE Indices

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Sep 9, 2011) -


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                                                       9 September 2011

                           Allied Gold Mining PLC
                      ("Allied Gold" or the "Company")


Allied Gold, a UK domiciled gold company with producing assets in the
Pacific Rim, is pleased to announce that on 8 September 2011, the FTSE
Group ("FTSE") approved the inclusion of the Company in the FTSE
All-Share and FTSE Small Cap Indices.The Company's inclusion into the
FTSE Index Series will be applied after the close of business on Friday
16 September 2011 and will be effective on Monday 19 September 2011.

With 199,761,267 Ordinary Shares in issue, Allied Gold had a market
capitalisation of approximately GBP348m (US$557m)at the close of
business in the UK on 8 September 2011.

In addition on 9 September 2011 in Australia, the S&P Indices announced
that Allied Gold would also be included in the S&P/ASX 300 Index
effective after the close of trading on 16 September 2011.


For further information:

Allied Gold Mining PLC             RBC Capital Markets
(Investor and Media)               (Joint Corporate Broker)
Simon Jemison                      Stephen Foss / Matthew Coakes /
+61 418 853 922                    Daniel Conti
                                   +44 (0) 207 653 4000

Buchanan (Financial PR Advisor)    Oriel Securities
Bobby Morse / James Strong         (Joint Corporate Broker)
+44 (0) 207 466 5000               Jonathan Walker / Michael Shaw
                                   +44 (0) 207 710 7600






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