NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced component changes in the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index.
EDF Energies Nouvelles S.A. (France, Utilities, EEN.FR) will be deleted from the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index and replaced by Electricite de France S.A. (France, Utilities, EDR.FR). EDF Energies Nouvelles S.A. is being removed due to its acquisition by Electricite de France S.A.
The change in the Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index will be effective as of the open of trading on Tuesday, June 28, 2011.
The Dow Jones Summer/Winter Games Index measures the performance of all publicly traded securities of companies that are official partners, sponsors or suppliers of the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games. The index is reviewed quarterly in March, June, September and December.
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