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The Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is an global float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index. The Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is one of the four subindex used in the Dow Jones BRIC 50 Index. Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex companies are taken out of a subset of Dow Jones Wilshire Global Total Market Index companies. Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex companies must trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange or the National Stock Exchange of India Limited. There are 15 companies included in the Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex. The Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex was introduced in June 2006. The base value of the Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex was set at 100. The base date for the Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is retroactive to December 31, 2002. Each Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex company's weight is capped at 10%. The Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex weights are reviewed each quarter. The Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is reconstituted on an annual basis in September in accordance with a set of transparent criteria. The largest 30 companies from the Dow Jones Wilshire Global Total Market Index eligible for inclusion in the Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex are ranked first by float-adjusted market capitalization and second by average trading volume computed over the three months prior to reconstitution. The final ranking of those Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex eligible companies is computed by assigning a 50-50% weight to each ranking. The top 10 companies of this final ranking will be included in the Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex. The last five companies of the Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex are selected based the remaining largest companies. In addition, at the end of every month, a top 30 list (i.e. ranked by float-adjusted market cap.) of eligible companies to be included in the next Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex reconstitution is published. The Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is computed using the Laspeyres's formula. Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is published in real time in both euros and US dollars. A net return value for the Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is also provided at the end of each day. Dow Jones BRIC 50 India Subindex is also referred to as the Dow Jones Wilshire India Index.



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