VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Feb 08, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Western Copper Corporation ("Western Copper" or the "Company") (TSX: WRN)(AMEX: WRN) is pleased to announce that its common shares have been authorized for listing on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") Amex in the United States. The Company expects the shares to begin trading on or about Wednesday, February 9, 2011 under the trading symbol "WRN". The Company will retain its current listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX").
"We are very pleased to list on the NYSE Amex, this is an important milestone for Western Copper," said Dale Corman, Chairman & CEO. "With a significant number of US shareholders already in place, listing on the NYSE Amex will help us obtain even greater market recognition and visibility in the US, enabling relations with new financial partners and providing all of our shareholders with increased liquidity."