Tuesday 08, January 2013 by Robin AmlĂ´t

Dow Jones Islamic Market Titans 100 Index up 10.74 per cent in 2012

The Dow Jones Islamic Market Titans 100 Index finished 2012 up 10.74 per cent, according to data compiled by S&P Dow Jones Indices. The index, which rose 0.55 per cent in December, measures the performance of 100 of the world’s leading Shari’ah-compliant stocks. In comparison, the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 Index, which measures the world’s 50 largest companies, posted a 2012 gain of 11.75 per cent; it registered a gain of 0.70 per cent in December.

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