Dow Jones Global Titans 50

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The Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index is a float-adjusted index of 50 of the largest (by market capitalization) and best known blue chip companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, Euronext, London Stock Exchange, and Tokyo Stock Exchange. The index represents the biggest and most liquid stocks traded in individual countries. It was created by Dow Jones Indexes to reflect the globalization of international blue chip securities in the wake of mergers and the creation of mega-corporations.

The DJ Global Titans 50 is part of the Dow Jones Global Titans Indexes that were created to reflect the globalization of international blue chip securities in the wake of mergers and the creation of mega-corporations. They are large cap companies with at least some of their operations outside of their domestic markets. Each index is constructed by selecting stocks from the corresponding benchmark indexes of the Dow Jones Global Indexes.[1]

Dow Jones also offers the Dow Jones Sector Titans Indexes, which are global indexes covering large-cap stocks in sectors such as financial services, chemicals, industrial goods and services, energy, consumer goods, and noncyclical goods and services.

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As of March 31, 2006 the DJ Global Titans 50 had a total market capitalization valued at USD$6,782.7 billion and a total return performance of 15.23 percent over the last three years.

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Country Corporation Ticker Industry
 Japan Honda TYO: 7267 Automobiles & Parts
 Japan Toyota TYO: 7203 Automobiles & Parts
 Germany Daimler AG FWBDAI Automobiles & Parts
 United Kingdom HSBC Holdings PLC (UK Reg) LSEHSBA Banking
 United Kingdom The Royal Bank of Scotland Group LSERBS Banking
 United Kingdom Rio Tinto Group Basic Resources
 United Kingdom BHP Billiton Basic Resources
 United States Dow Chemical Chemicals
 Germany BASF Chemicals
 Sweden Skanska Construction & Materials
 United Kingdom Hanson plc Construction & Materials
 United States Freddie Mac Financial Services
 United States MSDW Financial Services
 United States Coca-Cola Food & Beverage
 United Kingdom Diageo Food & Beverage
 United States Pfizer Health Care
  Switzerland Roche Health Care
 United States Tyco International Industrial Goods
 United States 3M Co. Industrial Goods
 United Kingdom Aviva Insurance
 Germany Allianz Insurance
 United States Comcast Media
 France Vivendi Media
 United Kingdom BP Oil & Gas
 Netherlands Royal Dutch Shell EuronextRDSA Oil & Gas
 Netherlands Philips EuronextPHIA Personal & Household Goods
 United States Altria Group Personal & Household Goods
 United Kingdom Tesco LSETSCO Retail
 United States WalMart NYSEWMT Retail
 United States Intel Technology
 Finland Nokia Oyi Technology
 India Infosys Technology
 United Kingdom Vodafone Group LSEVOD Telecommunications
 Germany Deutsche Telekom Telecommunications
 United States Verizon NYSEVZ Telecommunications
 Japan Central Japan Railway Company Travel & Leisure
 United States McDonald's[citation needed] Travel & Leisure
 United States TXU Utilities
 France Suez EuronextGSZ Utilities

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