Dow Jones Plans Global Fund Index

The Dow Jones Indexes will create a Global Fund 50 Index to help the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria tap corporate funding sources, Afrik.com reports. The index will include 50 companies directly or indirectly connected to health and who have expressed interest to invest in humanitarian projects of the Global Fund.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.