Dow Jones set to launch UK-based blue-chip index

Dow Jones Indexes is planning to launch the Dow Jones UK Titans 50 Index, a stock market index based on blue-chip companies, headquartered in the United Kingdom. The Index is planned to launch on June 12 2001. It contains 50 of the largest and most liquid blue-chip companies, is calculated in both British pounds and US dollars and is free- float, market capitalization weighted. Though containing fewer stocks, the Dow Jones UK Titans 50 Index has posted strong performance versus its peer gro