NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced the results of the regular quarterly review of the Dow Jones Global Exchanges Index. The changes will be effective at the start of trading on Monday, September 18, 2006.
JSE Limited (exJSE) and Philippine Stock Exchange (jbPSE) will be added to the Dow Jones Global Exchanges Index, which brings the total number of components to 19.
The current 17 components are Australian Stock Exchange Ltd., Bursa Malaysia, CBOT Holdings Inc. Cl A, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. Cl, Deutsche Boerse AG, Euronext N.V., Hellenic Exchanges Holdings S.A., Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd., IntercontinentalExchange Inc., International Securities Exchange Inc., London Stock Exchange PLC, Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., New Zealand Exchange Ltd., NYSE Group Inc., OMX AB, SFE Corp. Ltd., Singapore Exchange Ltd., and TSX Group Inc.
As of September 1, 2006, the index is up 38.74% and the float-adjusted market capitalization is US$76,127,601,858.
As of September 1, 2006, the free-float market capitalization of the two added components are as follows: JSE Limited (US$356.51 million) and Philippine Stock Exchange (US$61.04 million).
The Dow Jones Global Exchanges Index measures the performance of all publicly traded stock exchanges and trading floors. The index is reviewed on a quarterly basis and is calculated in both price and total return.
Further information on the Dow Jones Global Exchanges Index can be found on the Dow Jones Indexes Web site http://www.djindexes.com.
Company additions to and deletions from the Dow Jones Global Exchanges Index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.
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