Trading in the shares of the new company created by the merger of Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources started at the opening of business on the New York and TorontoStock Exchanges on Wednesday, January 2. The ringing of the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange was performed by the company’s executive chairman, John Thornton, accompanied by President and CEO Mark Bristow.
The new company is still known as Barrick, but its trading symbol on the NYSE will change to GOLD, the ticker formerly held by Randgold on NASDAQ. On the TSX, the ticker remains ABX.
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