BBC Global 30

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The BBC Global 30 is a worldwide stock market index, run as a global economic barometer. Started by the BBC on 29 September 2004, it mixes the economic information of 30 of the world's largest companies based in three continents. So far it has proved to be very volatile, as many of the companies have had major gains and losses.


The companies in the index (since June 2011)[1] are:

Company Country
Apple  United States
AT&T  United States
Berkshire Hathaway  United States
BHP Billiton  Australia
CLP Holdings  Hong Kong
Commonwealth Bank  Australia
Du Pont de Nemours  United States
Exxon Mobil  United States
Engie  France
General Electric  United States
Hennes & Mauritz  Sweden
HSBC Holdings  United Kingdom
Hutchison Whampoa  Hong Kong
Johnson & Johnson  United States
Nestlé   Switzerland
Novartis   Switzerland
NTT DoCoMo  Japan
Procter & Gamble  United States
Rio Tinto  United Kingdom
Royal Dutch Shell  United Kingdom
Samsung Electronics  South Korea
SAP  Germany
Siemens  Germany
Southern Company  United States
Takeda Pharmaceutical  Japan
Toyota Motor  Japan
Vodafone Group  United Kingdom
Wal-Mart Stores  United States
Wesfarmers  Australia
Woodside Petroleum  Australia

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