Dow Jones Indexes increased coverage of emerging stock markets in the Dow Jones World index to 95% of market capitalization, from 80%. The increased coverage raised the number of components in the 11 emerging markets to 824 from 608. These components contain 95% of free-float market capitalization in the emerging markets database. The total number of stocks in the Dow Jones World index increased to 5,046 from 4,801.
Dow Jones Indexes designates the following countries as developing or emerging markets: Malaysia; Indonesia; Philippines; South Korea; Taiwan; Thailand; South Africa; Brazil; Chile; Mexico; and Venezuela.