Coca-Cola has retained the top position on a recently released list of the Best Global Brands of 2011.

Companies like IBM, Microsoft, Google, Intel, Apple and HP also appear on the list published by Interbrand.

Interbrand relied on three key indicators -- the financial performance of the branded products or services, the role of the brand in the purchase decision process and the strength of the brand -- to assess the companies.

Check out the complete list of the Top 10 Best Global Brands of 2011.

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