NEW YORK, June 8, 2009 --
Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced that Rodriguez Group (France, Personal & Household Goods, ROD.FR) will be removed from the Dow Jones Luxury Index.
Rodriguez Group (France, Personal & Household Goods, ROD.FR) will be replaced by Aeffe S.p.A. (Italy, Personal & Household Goods, AEF.MI) in the Dow Jones Luxury Index. Rodriguez Group is being removed due to its filing for safeguard protection in France.
All changes will be effective before the open of trading on Thursday, June 11, 2009.
The Dow Jones Luxury Index measures the market performance of companies worldwide that derive a sizeable portion of revenues from providing "luxury" goods and services. The index contains 30 securities selected by editors of The Wall Street Journal. The editors choose securities reflecting the make-up of the luxury segment and to achieve diversification across countries, sectors and market capitalization. The index is weighted by float-adjusted market capitalization.
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