NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced that Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd (Taiwan, Financial Services, 2881.TW) will be removed from the Dow Jones Financial Services Titans 30 Index.
Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd will be replaced by CIT Group Inc. (United States, Financial Services, CIT) in the Dow Jones Financial Services Titans 30 Index. Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd is being removed due to a change in its Supersector classification from Financial Services to Insurance, according to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB). All changes will be effective after the close of trading on Friday, September 17, 2010.
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