MSCI World Index

Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index (MSCI World Index)

A market capitalization-weighted benchmark index made up of equities from 23 countries, including the United States.

MSCI World Index

An index consisting of a wide selection of stocks traded in 23 developed countries. It is weighted for market capitalization and is considered an important benchmark of the state of global stock markets. It is managed by MSCI and has existed since 1969.
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2 per cent during the nine-month period, while MSCI WORLD Index lost 7.
Shares MSCI World Index Fund, HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF, Lyxor ETF MSCI World, Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS.
All four iShares ETFs track the performance of stock corporations included in the MSCI World Index.
2 per cent while the similar MSCI World Index, which only tracks stocks from developed economies, inched up by 0.
But European and Asian share markets held gains, helping keep the MSCI world index 0.
71 percent during the month, while the MSCI World index rose by 1.
The MSCI world index was buoyed earlier on a rebound in European shares.
THE MSCI World Index of developed market equities is now almost exactly 20% up from October 2011 lows, which, according to some definitions, means that we are now in a bull market.
In the sixth edition of its Shari'ah investment series, Shariah Investing: Reliance Through Europe, SEI Investments Middle East revealed that at the end of June 2010, the MSCI World Islamic Index was again outperforming the MSCI World Index and that the Shari'ah Index continued to be the stronger performer over the last 13 challenged quarters.
6 per cent for international markets as measured by the MSCI World Index.
At the end of the last year, the MSCI World Islamic Index had outperformed the MSCI World Index and continued to be the stronger performer over the last 10 challenged quarters as demonstrated in Figure 1.