NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced the results of the regular quarterly review of the Dow Jones Country Titans Indexes. Changes being announced today will be effective after the close of trading on Friday, June 17, 2011.
In the Dow Jones Canada Titans 60 Index, Sino-Forest Corp. (Canada, Basic Resources, TRE.T) will be replaced by MEG Energy Corp (Canada, Oil & Gas, MEG.T). The total free-float market capitalization of the reconstituted Dow Jones Canada Titans 60 Index increased to US$1.148 trillion from US$1.143 trillion as of June 13, 2011.
The Dow Jones Canada Titans 60 Index measures the performance of 60 leading stocks traded in Canada.
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