Dow Jones creates Net stock index

Dow Jones & Co. said late Monday it has created an index to track 40 important Internet stocks.

Dow Jones & Co. said late Monday it has created an index to track 40 important Internet stocks. The index consists of a 15-stock average that will track e-commerce companies and a 25-stock indicator that will follow online service-related firms.

The index closed at 180.19 points Monday.