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August 2009 "Islamic market's measure" -- preliminary report.

Summary: Based on the close of trading on August 25, the global Dow Jones Islamic Market Titans 100 Index, which measures the performance of 100 of the leading Shari'ah compliant stocks globally, gained 2.22% month-to-date, closing at 1939.19. In comparison, the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index, which measures the 50 biggest companies worldwide, posted a gain of 3.88%, closing at 160.55.

August 2009 "Islamic market's measure" -- preliminary report

Monthly report on the performance of the Dow Jones Islamic market indexes

Based on the close of trading on August 25, the global Dow Jones Islamic Market Titans 100 Index, which measures the performance of 100 of the leading Shari'ah compliant stocks globally, gained 2.22% month-to-date, closing at 1939.19. In comparison, the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index, which measures the 50 biggest companies worldwide, posted a gain of 3.88%, closing at 160.55.- The Dow Jones Islamic Market Asia/Pacific Titans 25 Index, which measures the performance of 25 of the leading Shari'ah compliant stocks in the Asia/Pacific region, increased 1.33%, closing at 1698.43. The Dow Jones Asian Titans 50 Index, in comparison, posted a gain of 1.68%, closing at 126.34.- Measuring Europe, the Dow Jones Islamic Market Europe Titans 25 Index, which measures the performance of the 25 of the leading Shari'ah compliant stocks in Europe, closed at 1947.86, a gain of 3.79%, while the pan-European blue chip Dow Jones STOXX 50 Index gained 6.53%, closing at 2584.76.- Measuring the performance of 50 of the largest Shari'ah compliant U.S. stocks, the Dow Jones Islamic Market U.S. Titans 50 Index increased, closing at 1969.58. It represents a gain of 1.77%. The U.S. blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 4.01%, closing at 9539.29. 2009 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)

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