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Emerging Markets Free index (EMF)

A Morgan Stanley Capital International index created to track stock markets in selected emerging markets that are open to foreign investment like Argentina, Chile, Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, and Thailand.

Emerging Markets Free Index

An index published by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) that tracks stocks in developing countries with a great deal of foreign direct investment. Example countries with stocks tracked by the index include Argentina, Jordan, and Mexico. As with all MSCI indices, it is weighted for market capitalization.
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5 trillion are benchmarked against the MSCI EMF index.
A Simple Linear Regression is fitted between the country returns and the returns on the EMF index to find out the extent to which the market determines the returns of the countries.
Each sample country shows a significant correlation with the MSCI's EMF index, indicating that there is a relationship between the returns of the sample countries and the emerging markets across the globe, which is significant at 10% level of significance.
As such, it appears that the EMF index should be useful in explaining the country returns.
Both of the projects will be presented in sessions at EclipseCon on Tuesday, March 24: "Next generation textual DSLs with Xtext" and "Managing Big Ecore Models with EMF Index.
This is despite the MSCI EMF Index being up by 43% in 2003.
Harmony Gold Mining (South Africa), Mediatek (Taiwan) and Kangwon Land (Korea) represent the largest inclusions in the MSCI EMF Index.
MSCI had previously announced that the inclusion weight of the MSCI Taiwan Index in the MSCI EMF Index could be increased from 80% to 100% on May 31, 2001, if there was sufficient evidence of further opening of the Taiwanese equity markets to foreign investment.
The MSCI EMF Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure equity market performance across the global emerging markets.
Based on the current composition of the MSCI-EAFE + EMF Index, the Portfolio will invest 44% of its assets in the European Portfolio, 44% in the Pacific Portfolio, and 12% in the Emerging Markets Portfolio.
1) MSCI EMF index market share is greater than 80 percent, MSCI and InterSec Research Corp.
Finally, this new equity index rebalancing policy seeks to minimize the overall turnover of all the composites, such as the MSCI ACWI Free Index, MSCI World Index, MSCI EAFE Index, and MSCI EMF Index, by rebalancing all country indices within all composites simultaneously.