August 01, 2011 at 06:00 AM EDT
IR Global Rankings Debuts in India - Registration Period for Indian & Latin American Companies for the 2011 Edition Starts Today

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - IR Global Rankings ("IRGR"), the most comprehensive technical ranking system for investor relations websites, corporate governance practices and financial disclosure procedures, is pleased to announce the first year of a specific ranking for Indian companies, supported by Concept PR, a leading independent Indian financial communications firm, providing public relations and investor relations services to listed and non-listed companies in the region.

The registration period for both Indian & Latin American companies for the 2011 edition starts today, August 01, 2011, and will last until September 15, 2011. The 2011 IRGR, supported by of Arnold & Porter, KPMG, MZ and Sodali is a unique and independent external review of any company's communication process with the capital markets.

TO PARTICIPATE, COMPANIES ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER. Don't miss out, FREE and PAID options in line with your company´s needs! To register, please click here or visit the website: www.irglobalrankings.com.

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1) Unique Ranking System: IRGR is the sole investor relations ranking system based on technical reviews (not opinion surveys or polls) and is supported by the input of audit and legal experts. IRGR is a unique way to have an external review and positioning of your investor relations and financial communications efforts among best practices among leading companies worldwide.

2) Individual Feedback: Participants that choose to acquire the individual feedback report will receive detailed suggestions for improvements where applicable. This report can be later discussed in a private conference call with the IRGR staff, upon request by the participating company.

3) Solid Benchmarking: By registering for IRGR, your company will be ranked among companies worldwide in all industries. Our extensive client base allows us to identify, rank and disclose the best IR communication programs in the world. Only positive examples are publicly disclosed.

4) High Transparency: Evaluation criteria and results are available on the IRGR website. IRGR analysts are responsible for performing a thorough analysis and an independent technical committee will review them in their entirety;

5) Great Recognition: Best ranked companies will be recognized in Award Ceremonies around the world. IRGR widely discloses top ranked companies through global media wires, mailings and social networks. Best cases will also be highlighted in the IR Global Rankings magazine that is freely distributed in the capital markets community.

503 companies from over 35 countries participated in the 2010 IR Global Rankings, among them (in alphabetical order): A8 Digital Music Holdings (HKSE: 0800);  Abbott (NYSE: ABT);  ABNote (BM&FBOVESPA: ABNB3);  Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353);  Acorn International (NYSE: ATV);  Açucar Guarani (BM&FBOVESPA: ACGU3);  Adecco (SIX: ADEN);  adidas (FSE: ADS);  Aditya Birla Nuvo (NSE: ABIRLANUVO);  Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (NYSE: ASX);  Advantech Co. (TWSE: 2395);  AECOM (NYSE: ACM);  Aegon (EURONEXT: AGN.AS);  AES Eletropaulo (BM&FBOVESPA: ELPL6);  AES Gener (SCL: GENER);  AES Tiete (BM&FBOVESPA: GETI4);  Air France-KLM (EURONEXT: AFLYY);  Air Products (NYSE: APD);  Airmedia Group Inc (NASDAQ: AMCN);  Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM);  AkzoNobel (EURONEXT: AKZA);  Alibaba.com Limited (HKSE: 1688);  ALL – America Latina Logistica (BM&FBOVESPA: ALLL1);  Alpha Networks Inc. (TWSE: 3380);  Aluminum Corporation of China (HKSE: 2600);  AmBev (NYSE: ABV);  American Water Works Company (NYSE: AWK);  Amerigroup Corp. (NYSE: AGP);  Amil Participacoes (BM&FBOVESPA: AMIL3);  AMP (ASX: AMP.AX);  AMR (NYSE: AMR);  Anadolu Efes Biracilik ve Malt San (ISE: AEFES);  ANZ (ASX: ANZ);  Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT);  ARC Energy Trust (TSX: AET.UN);  Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD);  ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT);  Ardentec Corporation (TWSE: 3264);  ARM Holdings (LSE: ARM);  AsiaInfo Holdings (NASDAQ: ASIA);  Assurant (NYSE: AIZ);  Asustek Computer (TWSE: 2357);  athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN);  AU Optronics Corp (TWSE: 2409);  Aurobindo Pharma (NSE: AUROPHARMA);  Austrian Post (VSE: POST);  Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK);  AVerMedia Technologies Inc. (TWSE: 2417);  Ayala Land (PINK: AYAAF);  Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU);  Banca MPS (FTSE: BMPS.MI);  Banco BPI (EURONEXT: BBPI.LS);  Banco Cruzeiro do Sul (BM&FBOVESPA: CZRS4);  Banco Daycoval (BM&FBOVESPA: DAYC4);  Banco Indusval (BM&FBOVESPA: IDVL4);  Banco Panamericano (BM&FBOVESPA: BPNM4);  Bancolombia (NYSE: CIB);  Bank of China (HKSE: 3988);  Bank of Communications (HKSE: 03328);  Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO);  BASF (XETRA: BAS.DE);  Baxter (NYSE: BAX);  Bayer (XETRA: BAYN GY);  BBVA (NYSE: BBV);  Bekaert (EURONEXT: BEKB);  Bematech (BM&FBOVESPA: BEMA3);  Bezeq (TASE: BEZQ);  BlueScope Steel (ASX: BSL);  BP (LSE: BP);  Brasil Brokers (BM&FBOVESPA: BBRK3);  BrasilAgro (BM&FBOVESPA: AGRO3);  Braskem (BM&FBOVESPA: BRKM5);  BRF Brasil Foods (BM&FBOVESPA: PRGA3);  Brightpoint, Inc (NASDAQ: CELL);  Britvic PLC (LSE: BVIC);  Brookfield Incorporacoes  (BM&FBOVESPA: BISA3);  Bursa Malaysia Berhad (MYX: BJURSA MK);  Cameco Corporation (NYSE: CCJ);  Campari (MIL: CPR);  Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE: CNQ);  Capcom (FSE: CPK.F);  Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT);  Cathay Financial Holding (TWSE: 2882);  CCR (BM&FBOVESPA: CCRO3);  Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE);  Celesio AG (FSE: CLS1);  Cellcom Israel Ltd (NYSE: CEL);  Central China Real Estate Limited (HKG: 0832);  Central European Media Enterprises (PSE: CETV);  Cephas Holding (OTCBB: CEHC);  CETIP - Balcao Organizado de Ativos (BM&FBOVESPA: CTIP3);  Chang Hwa Commercial Bank (TWSE: 2801);  Changyou.com Limited (NASDAQ: CYOU);  Chengdu Putian Telecommunications Cable  (HKSE: 1202);  Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK);  Cheung Kong Holdings (HKSE: 0001.hk);  Chi Mei Optoelectronics (TWSE: 3009);  China Agri-Industries (HKSE: 0606);  China Airlines Ltd. (TWSE: 2610);  China Automotive Systems (NASDAQ: CAAS);  China BAK Battery (NASDAQ: CBAK);  China Communications Services Corporation (HKSE: 0552);  China Development Financial Holding  (TWSE: 2883);  China Foods Limited (HKSE: 0056);  China Green Agriculture (NASDAQ: CGA);  China GrenTech Corporation Limited (NASDAQ: GRRF);  China High Speed Transmission Equipment  (HKSE: 0658);  China Medical Technologies (NASDAQ: CMED);  China Motor Corporation (TWSE: 2204);  China Nepstar Chain Drugstore (NYSE: NPD);  China Nutrifruit Group Inc. (NYSE: CNGL);  China Railway Construction Corporation (HKSE: 1186);  China Railway Group Limited (HKSE: 0390);  China Shenhua Energy (HKSE: 1088);  China Steel Corporation (TWSE: 2002);  China Techfaith Wireless Comm. Tech. Ltd (NASDAQ: CNTF);  China Telecom (NYSE: CHA);  China TravelSky Holding (HKG: 0696);  China Unicom (HKSE: 0762.HK);  China XD Plastics Company (OTCBB: CXDC);  China XLX Fertiliser (SIN: B9R);  Chinatrust Financial Holding Company (TWSE: 2891);  Chroma Ate (TWSE: 2360);  Chunghwa Picture Tubes (TWSE: 2475);  Chunghwa Telecom  (NYSE: CHT);  Cinda International Holdings (HKSE: 0111);  CipherLab Co. (TWSE: 6160);  Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO);  CNinsure Inc (NASDAQ: CISG);  CNOOC Limited (NYSE: CEO);  Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (ATHEX: EEEK.GA);  Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH);  Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL);  Collective Brands (NYSE: PSS);  Commerzbank AG (FSE: CBK.F);  Compal Electronics (TWSE: 2324);  Companhia de Gas de Sao Paulo - Comgas (BM&FBOVESPA: CGAS5);  Compania de Minas Buenaventura (NYSE: BVN);  Construtora Tenda (BM&FBOVESPA: TEND3);  Copasa (BM&FBOVESPA: CSMG3);  Copel (NYSE: ELP);  Corporacion GEO  (MXK: GEOB);  Cosan (BM&FBOVESPA: CSAN3);  COSCO International Holdings (HKSE: 0517);  COSCO Pacific Limited (HKSE: 1199);  Credit Suisse (SWX: CSGN);  Cremer (BM&FBOVESPA: CREM3);  Cresud (NASDAQ: CRESY);  Criteria CaixaCorp (MCE: CRI);  Crucell (NASDAQ: CRXL);  DaChan Food (Asia) Limited (HKSE: 3999);  Danske Bank (OMX: DDANSKE.CO);  DASA (BM&FBOVESPA: DASA3);  Datang International Power Generation Company  (HKSE: 0991);  Deere & Company (John Deere) (NYSE: DE);  Del Monte Foods Company (NYSE: DLM);  Delta Electronics (TWSE: 2308);  Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT);  D-Link (TWSE: 2332);  Dowa (TYO: 5714);  DSP Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DSPG);  Duff & Phelps (NYSE: DUF);  Dufry South America (BM&FBOVESPA: DUFB11);  E.SUN Financial Holding (TWSE: 2884);  Eckert & Ziegler AG (FSE: EUZ);  Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC);  EDP - Energias de Portugal (PSI: EDP.PL);  eFuture Information Technology  (NASDAQ: EFUT);  Egyptian Transport & Commercial Services (CASE: ETRS.CA);  E-House (China) Holdings (NASDAQ: EJ);  Embraer (NYSE: ERJ);  Enagas (MSE: ENAG.MC);  Endesa Chile (NYSE: EOC);  Energisa S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: ENGI);  Enerplus Resources Fund (NYSE: ERF);  Enersis (NYSE: ENI-US);  Equatorial Energia (BM&FBOVESPA: EQTL3);  Erste Group Bank (VSE: EBS);  Esprit Holdings (HKSE: 0330);  Eternit (BM&FBOVESPA: ETER3);  Eucatex (BM&FBOVESPA: EUCA4);  ev3 Inc. (NASDAQ: EVVV);  Even Construtora e Incorporadora  (BM&FBOVESPA: EVEN3);  EVN (NYSE: EVN);  Evotec AG (FSE: EVTC);  Evraz Group (LSE: EVR);  EZChip Semiconductor (NYSE: EZCH);  EZTEC Empreendimentos e Participacoes (BM&FBOVESPA: EZTC3);  F. Hoffmann - La Roche (SIX: ROG VX);  Far Eastern New Century Corporation (TWSE: 1402);  Far EasTone Telecommunications  (TWSE: 4904);  Fedex (NYSE: FDX);  FelCor Lodging Trust (NYSE: FCH);  Fertilizantes Heringer (BM&FBOVESPA: FHER3);  Fibria (BM&FBOVESPA: VCPA3);  First Financial Holding  (TWSE: 2892);  Flextronics International (NASDAQ: FLEX);  Flytech Technology Co. (TWSE: 6206);  Focus Media Holding  (NASDAQ: FMCN);  Formosa Taffeta (TWSE: 1434);  Fortis (OTC: FORB);  Fosun International (HKSE: 00656);  Fraport (FSE: FRA GR);  Fresenius Medical Care (FSE: FME);  Fubon Financial Holding (TWSE: 2881);  Fushi Copperweld (NASDAQ: FSIN);  Fuwei Films (NASDAQ: FFHL);  Gafisa (NYSE: GFA);  Galp Energia (EURONEXT: GALP PL);  Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS);  Garanti Bank (ISE: GARAN);  Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT);  GazpromNeft (MSE: SIBN);  GCL-Poly Energy Holdings (HKSE: 3800);  General Electric Company (NYSE: GE);  Georg Fischer (SIX: FI-N);  Gerresheimer (FSE: GXI XE);  Giant Interactive Group (NYSE: GA);  Giantplus Technology Corp. (TWSE: 8105);  GigOptix (OTC: GGOX);  Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD);  Gintech Energy Corporation (TWSE: 3514);  Global Bio-chem Technology Group (HKSE: 0809);  Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL);  Global Sweeteners Holdings  (HKSE: 03889);  Global Unichip Corp (TWSE: 3443);  GlobalTrans (LSE: GLTR);  GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (NYSE: GOL);  Grontmij (EURONEXT: GRONT);  Grupo Aeroportuario Del Centro Norte (NASDAQ: OMAB);  Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (NYSE: ASR);  Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana (BVC: GIVSY);  Grupo Santander (IBEX 35: SAN);  GVT (BM&FBOVESPA: GVTT3);  Halliburton (NYSE: HAL);  Hansen Transmissions International (LSE: HSN);  Hatteras Financial (NYSE: HTS);  Hengdeli Holdings (HKEX: 3389);  Hercules Technology Growth Capital (NASDAQ: HTGC);  Hochtief (FSE: HOT);  Homex (OTC: DHMXF.PK);  Hospira (NYSE: HSP);  Houston Wire & Cable (NASDAQ: HWCC);  HSBC Holdings  (LSE: HSBA);  HTC Corporation (TWSE: 2498);  Hua Nan Financial Holdings (TWSE: 2880);  Hurray! Holding Co (NASDAQ: HRAY);  Hypermarcas (BM&FBOVESPA: HYPE3);  Hysan Development Company  (HKSE: HYSNY.PK);  IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG);  IBM (NYSE: IBM);  ICHIA Technologies (TWSE: 2402);  Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers (BM&FBOVESPA: IGTA3);  Imtech (AMS: IM);  Indesit Company (MIL: IND.MI);  Indra (IBEX 35: IDR.MC);  Industrial and Commercial Bank of China  (HKSE: 1398);  Infosys Technologies (NASDAQ: INFY);  ING Groep N.V. (EURONEXT: INGA);  Innolux Display Corp. (TWSE: 3481);  Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG);  Intel (NASDAQ: INTC);  Internet Initiative (NASDAQ: IIJI);  Ipsen (PAR: IPN.PA);  IRSA (NYSE: IRS);  JBS (BM&FBOVESPA: JBSS3);  JSC Sitronics (LSE: SITR);  K+S Aktiengesellschaft  (FSE: SDF);  KB Financial Group (KSE: 105560);  KBC Group NV (EURONEXT: KBC);  KGI Securities (TWSE: 6008);  Kimberly-Clark de Mexico (BMV: KIMBERA);  Kingsoft Corporation  (HKSE: 03888);  Koc Holding (ISE: KCHOL.IS);  Konecranes (OTC: KNCRF.PK);  KongZhong Corporation (NASDAQ: KONG);  Kotak Mahindra Bank (BSE: 500247);  LAN Airlines (NYSE: LFL);  LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK);  Li Ning Company Limited (HKSE: 2331);  Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE);  Life Time Fitness (NYSE: LTM);  Lijun International Pharmaceutical (HKEX: 2005);  Linktone Ltd. (NASDAQ: LTON);  Localiza Rent a Car (BM&FBOVESPA: RENT3);  Logica (LSE: LOG);  Longtop Financial Technologies (NYSE: LFT);  Lonza (SIX: LONN);  Lopes (BM&FBOVESPA: LPSB3);  Lukoil (LSE: LKOD);  Lupatech (BM&FBOVESPA: LUPA3);  Macronix International Co.  (TWSE: 2337);  Magnesita Refratarios (BM&FBOVESPA: MAGG3);  Manulife Financial (NYSE: MFC);  Marfrig (BM&FBOVESPA: MRFG3);  Marisa (BM&FBOVESPA: MARI3);  Maywufa Co (TWSE: 1731);  Medco Health Solutions (NYSE: MHS);  Metalfrio (BM&FBOVESPA: FRIO3);  METRO (FSE: MEO);  Micron Technology (NYSE: MU);  Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT);  Millennium (EURONEXT: MBC.LS);  Mindray Medical International  (NYSE: MR);  Mingyuan Medicare Development (HKG: 0233);  Mobinil (CASE: EMOB);  Moody's (NYSE: MCO);  MorphoSys (FSE: MOR);  Motech Industries Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 6244);  MRV Engenharia e Participacoes  (BM&FBOVESPA: MRVE3);  Nacional Financiera (MXK: NAFTRAC02);  Nanya Technology Corporation (TWSE: 2408);  National Bank Financial Group (TSX: NA);  Natural Beauty Bio-Technology  (HKSE: 0157);  Nedbank Group (JSE: NED);  Neste Oil (OTC: NTOIF.PK);  Net Servicos (BM&FBOVESPA: NETC4);  New Oriental Education & Tech. Group (NASDAQ: EDU);  New World Resources (LSE: NWR LN);  Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM);  Nexen (NYSE: NXY);  Nine Dragons Paper Holdings (HKSE: 2689);  NKT Holding (CSE: DK 0010287663);  Noah Education Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NED);  Norsk Hydro (OSLO: NHY);  Novartis (VIRT-X: NOVN.VX );  NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG);  Nucleus Software Exports (NSE: NUCLEUS);  NWS Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0659);  OC Oerlikon  (SIX: OERL);  Oce N.V. (OTC: OCENF.PK);  OctoPlus (NYSE: OCTO.AS);  OHL Brasil (BM&FBOVESPA: OHLB3);  Orient Paper Inc. (NYSE: OPN);  Outokumpu (NASDAQ: OUT1V.HE);  Overseas Shipholding Group (NYSE: OSG);  Owens-Illinois (O-I) (NYSE: OI);  Pacific Basin Shipping Limited (HKSE: 2343);  Pampa Energia (BCBA: PAMP);  Parana Banco (BM&FBOVESPA: PRBC4);  Partner Communications (NASDAQ: PTNR);  PDG Realty (BM&FBOVESPA: PDGR3);  Pemex (: );  Perfect World Co. (NASDAQ: PWRD);  Perrigo (NASDAQ: PRGO);  Petrobras - Petroleo Brasileiro  (NYSE: PBR);  PetroChina (NYSE: PTR);  PhytoHealth Corporation (TWSE: 4108);  Positivo Informatica (BM&FBOVESPA: POSI3);  PotashCorp (NYSE: POT);  Powerchip Semiconductor (TWSE: 5346);  PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG);  Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG);  Profarma (BM&FBOVESPA: PFRM3);  PT Excelcomindo Pratama  (JAK: EXCL);  PT Excelcomindo Pratama (NASDAQ: IBKR);  PT Semen Gresik (Persero) (IDX: SMGR);  PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (IDX: TLKM);  PT. Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa (IDX: INTP);  Qiagen (NASDAQ: QGEN);  Randon (BM&FBOVESPA: RAPT4);  Randstad Holding (EURONEXT: RAND);  RCG Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0802);  Reliance Industries  (NSE: RELIANCE.NS);  ReneSola Ltd. (NASDAQ: SOL);  Renova Energia (None: None);  Republic Services (NYSE: RSG);  Resverlogix Corp. (TSX: RVX);  Richtek Technology Corp. (TWSE: 6286);  Rieter Group (SIX: RIEN);  Rossi Residencial (BM&FBOVESPA: RSID3);  Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L );  Royal Dutch Shell (LSE: RDSA);  Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG);  RRSat Global Communications Network (NASDAQ: RRST);  RusHydro (LSE: HYDR);  RWE (ETR: RWE);  Ryder System (NYSE: R);  Sa Sa International Holdings (HKSE: 0178);  Sabesp (BM&FBOVESPA: SBSP3);  Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY);  Sampo Plc (NASDAQ: SAMAS);  SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK);  Sanofi-Aventis (EURONEXT: SAN);  Santos Brasil (BM&FBOVESPA: STBP11);  Sao Carlos (BM&FBOVESPA: SCAR3);  Sao Martinho (BM&FBOVESPA: SMTO3);  Sappi (JSE: SAP);  Shanghai Industrial Holdings (HKSE: 0363);  ShengdaTech Inc. (NASDAQ: SDTH);  Shenzhen Expressway Company (HKSE: 0548);  Shin Kong Financial Holding (TWSE: 2888);  Shinsei Bank (TSE: 8303);  Shire Pharmaceuticals Group (LSE: SHP.L);  Shun Tak Holdings (HKSE: 242);  Siliconware Precision Industries (TWSE: 2325);  Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (ASE: SVA);  Sistema Educacional Brasileiro (BM&FBOVESPA: SEBB11);  SmarTone Telecommunications (HKSE: 0315);  SMIC (NYSE: SMI);  SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC);  Sohu.com (NASDAQ: SOHU);  Solomon Systech Limited (HKSE: 2878);  SouthPeak Interactive Corp. (OTC: SOPK);  Southwestern Energy (NYSE: SWN);  Springs Global (BM&FBOVESPA: SGPS3);  SRE Group (HKSE: 1207);  St. Jude Medical (NYSE: STJ);  STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM);  Stora Enso (OMX: STERV);  Strabag (WBAG: STR);  SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF);  Sul America (BM&FBOVESPA: SULA11);  Sun Pharmaceutical Industries  (NSE: SUNPHARMA);  Suntech Power Holdings Co. (NYSE: STP);  Suzano Papel e Celulose (BM&FBovespa: SUZB5);  Swiss Life (SIX: SLHN);  Syngenta International (SMI: SYNN VX);  Taiwan Mobile Co. (TWSE: 3045);  Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TWSE: 2330);  Tata Motors (NYSE: TTM);  TAV Airports Holding (IST: TAVHL);  TD Bank Financial Group (NYSE: TD);  Teck Resources  (NYSE: TCK);  Tecnisa (BM&FBOVESPA: TCSA3);  TECO Electric & Machinery Co. (TWSE: 1504);  Tele Norte Leste Participacoes (NYSE: TNE);  Telecom Egypt (EGX: ETEL.CA);  Telefonica (NYSE: TEF);  Telefonica O2 Czech Republic (PSE: SPTT.PR);  Telekom Austria  (VSE: TKA);  Telkom (JSE: TKG);  Tellabs (NASDAQ: TLAB);  Telvent Git (NASDAQ: TLVT);  Temenos (SIX: TEMN);  Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE: TPX);  Tenaris (NYSE: TS);  The Cooper Companies (NYSE: COO);  The United Laboratories International (HKSE: 03933);  The9 Limited (NASDAQ: NCTY);  Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI);  ThyssenKrupp (FSE: TKA);  TIM Participacoes (NYSE: TSU);  Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC);  Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp (HKSE: 0322);  TMK (LSE: TMKS);  TNT N.V. (NYSE: TP);  Topoint Technology Co. (TWSE: 8021);  TOTAL (CAC: FP.PA);  TOTVS (BM&FBOVESPA: TOTS3);  Tractebel Energia (BM&FBOVESPA: TBLE3);  Transcend Information (TWSE: 2451);  Trend Micro (TSE: 4704);  Trina Solar Limited (NASDAQ: TSL);  Tripod Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3044);  Trisul (BM&FBOVESPA: TRIS3);  Triunfo Participacoes  (BM&FBOVESPA: TPIS3);  Turk Telecom (ISE: TTKOM);  Turkcell (NYSE: TKC);  UCB (EURONEXT: UCB-XB);  Ultra Petroleum (NYSE: UPL);  Ultrapar Participacoes (NYSE: UGP);  Unipar - Uniao de Industrias Petroquimicas (BM&FBOVESPA: UNIP6);  Universal Travel Group (NYSE: UTA);  Unum Group (NYSE: UNM);  URS Corporation (NYSE: URS);  VanceInfo Technologies (NYSE: VIT);  Vanguard International Semiconductor (OTC: 5347);  Vecima Networks (TSX: VCM);  VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN);  Verizon (NYSE: VZ);  Vermilion Energy Trust (TSX: VET.UN);  Vimpelcom (NYSE: VIP);  Visanet (BM&FBOVESPA: VNET3);  Vivo Participacoes (NYSE: VIV);  Volkswagen (FSE: VLKAY);  Walgreens (NYSE: WAG);  Walmart de Mexico (BMV: WALMEXV);  Walsin Lihwa Corporation (TWSE: 1605);  Want Want China Holdings  (HKSE: 00151);  Ways Technical Corp (TWSE: 3508);  Wendy's / Arby's (NYSE: WEN);  WestJet (TSX: WJA);  Wienerberger (VSE: WIE);  Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT);  WNS Holdings (NYSE: WNS);  Wonder Auto Technology (NASDAQ: WATG);  WPG Holdings (TWSE: 3702);  WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY);  WSP Holdings Ltd (NYSE: WH);  Xerox (NYSE: XRX);  Xinjiang Xinxin Mining Industry (HKSE: 3833);  Yageo Corporation (TWSE: 2327);  Yellow Pages Income Fund (TSX: YLO.UN);  Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE);  Yongye International (NASDAQ: YONG);  Yuanta Financial Holdings (TWSE: 2885.TW);  Yucheng Technologies (NASDAQ: YTEC);  Yue Da Mining Holdings (HKSE: 0629);  Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM); Zurich Financial Services (SIX: ZURN); ZyXEL Communications Corporation (TWSE: 2391).

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