MSCI World Index

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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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The MSCI All Country World Index, a free-float weighted equity index of both developed and emerging markets, is up 15 percent so far this year, washing out last year's losses.
The FTSE 250 firm does not have an official benchmark, but it noted that, by comparison, the MSCI All Country World Index returned 7.2% during the period and the UK-based MSCI UK All Cap Index 6.0%.
The Funds benchmark is the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI).
The Global 100 Index has outperformed its benchmark (the MSCI All Country World Index) by close to a third with a cumulative return on investment of 163 percent to end of year 2017.
Premiums paid for this insurance product will be invested in FWD's new Global US Dollar Equity Index Fund which closely tracks the total return of the MSCI All Country World Index (MSCI ACWI).
A related index, the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), incorporated both developed and emerging countries.
The MSCI All Country World Index added 0.3 per cent at 10:10 am in London and European equities gained 0.4 per cent.
Still, Garcia-Amaya noted, many sponsors are strategically underweight in EM equities, investing just 3% or 4%, he said, because that was the weight for emerging markets in the MSCI All Country World Index in 2002.
5 June 2013 -- INTECH Investment Management LLC said it has further broadened its absolute volatility product suite to include strategies benchmarked to the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI).
The MSCI All Country World Index has slid this week after US jobs data missed forecasts, adding to signs global the economic growth may be slowing.
The broad MSCI All country World Index was up 0.6 percent at 325.80.
As of September 30, 2000, The Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Emerging Markets Free Index capitalization of $1.1 trillion represents about 5.25 percent of world market capitalization of $21.39 trillion, as measured by the MSCI All Country World Index. There are twenty-six countries in the index.