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INTRODUCTION: DOW JONES INDEXES Dow Jones Indexes is part of Dow Jones & Company which is a subsidiary of News Corporation. Dow Jones is a leading provider of global business news and information services, that publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Its Enterprise Media Group includes Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Client Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information Services. Its Local Media Group operates community-based information franchises. Dow Jones owns 33% of STOXX Ltd.a leading index provider in Europe. Dow Jones created the world’s first market benchmark, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the world’s first faith-based indexes the Dow Jones Islamic Market Indexes. Dow Jones Indexes is an independent full-service provider, supplying accurate, reliable and transparent index data. Dow Jones Indexes develops, maintains and licenses equity, commodity, hedge fund, mixed asset classes and REIT indexes for use as benchmarks and as the basis of investment products.
More than 170 people globally support the Dow Jones and Dow Jones STOXX indexes.
Offices in Asia (Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore), Europe (Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm, Zurich), U.S. (Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Princeton), South America (Mexico City, Santiago, São Paulo), Middle-East (Dubai)
Dow Jones Indexes and STOXX Ltd. publish more than 130,000 indexes. The Dow Jones STOXX index family is the European component of the Dow Jones Global Index family.
More than 800 licensees worldwide on the Dow Jones and Dow Jones STOXX indexes with more than 19,000 products issued.
More than $2.1 trillion assets tied to the Dow Jones and Dow Jones STOXX indexes as of October 2007.
In 1997, STOXX Ltd. was formed by Deutsche Börse AG, Dow Jones & Company and SWX Group; On February 28, 1998 the Dow Jones STOXX indexes were launched.
The top 5000 components of the Dow Jones Wilshire Global Total Market Index as measured by free float market capitalization, plus all of the components in the Dow Jones Wilshire Country Indexes.
Dow Jones Dharma Index components are selected by s creening for business activities, industry, environmental, corporate governance and qualitative criteria that are not suitable for Dharmic investment purposes
Internationally accepted methodology for construction, calculation and dissemination
Rules-based and investable
Stocks reviewed on a quarterly basis. Corporate actions affecting index components (e.g., mergers, de-listings) reflected immediately
Industry Screens Examples for unacceptable sectors : Pharma & Health Care Supplies, Aerospace and Defense, Hypermarkets and Super Centers, Broadcasting and Cable TV
Examples for unacceptable business practices : Adult Entertainment, Animal Testing, Contraceptives/Abortifacients, Defense and weaponry, Tobacco & Alcohol
Examples: Emissions, Climate change and carbon footprint analysis, Oil and chemical spills, Waste management and recycling
Corporate Governance Screens
Examples: Labor relations/disputes/discrimination allegations, Human rights violations, Working conditions/wages
DOW JONES DHARMA INDEXES
PERFORMANCE 29.34% 12/31/2005 Dow Jones India Index 71.95% 12/30/2005 Dow Jones Dharma India Index 68.50% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones Japan Titans 100 Index 82.52% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones Dharma Japan Index 55.00% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones U.K. Titans 50 Index 34.16% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones Dharma U.K. Index 53.83% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones Industrial Average 62.52% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones Dharma U.S. Index 106.62% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones World Index 115.01% 12/31/2002 Dow Jones Dharma Global Index Cumulative Return Since 12/31/2002 Date Index