updated 3/22/2011 4:17:57 PM ET 2011-03-22T20:17:57

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced that Edison S.p.A. (Italy, Utilities, EDN.MI) will be removed from the Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend and Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Indexes.

Edison S.p.A. is being removed due to the cancellation of its dividend payment.

In the Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend Index, Edison S.p.A. will be replaced by Soho China Ltd. (Hong Kong, Real Estate, 0410.HK).

In the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index, Edison S.p.A. will be replaced by Halfords Group PLC (United Kingdom, Retail, HFD.LN).

All changes in the Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend Index and Dow Jones Global Select DividendIndex will be effective as of the open of trading on Monday, March 28, 2011.

Further information on the Dow Jones Select Dividend indexes can be found at www.djindexes.com.

Company additions to and deletions from the Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend and Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Indexes do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.

Journalists may e-mail questions regarding this press release to media@djindexes.com

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