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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stock indexes hit all-time highs, along with the MSCI world index.
84 per cent in December while the MSCI World Index finished the month up 1.
Comparatively, the MSCI World Index gained 1 per cent in Q3 2017, a decline from 1.
Based on this proprietary model analysis database, the firm finds that the average advisor's global developed equity allocation consists of only 22% international equity, while the MSCI World Index allocates 40% to international equity.
LGI's objective is total return through capital appreciation and current income by primarily investing in a portfolio of about 35 to 45 equity securities with a market capitalisation of at least USD5bn at the time of purchase, which are based in those countries that comprise the MSCI World Index.
Pax World Management LLC, investment adviser to Pax World Funds, says its Pax Global Women's Leadership Index of top companies in the world for advancing women's leadership outpaced its comparable broad market benchmark, the MSCI World Index, for the two-year period ended Feb.
Worries flared over China's currency valuation, credit risks and capital outflows, contributing to the MSCI World Index dropping as much as 10 percent in January, while Brent crude oil plunged as much as 25 percent at one point during the month.
The accompanying chart plots the MSCI Emerging Markets Index against the MSCI World Index from the end of 1989.
Shares MSCI World Index Fund, HSBC MSCI World UCITS ETF, Lyxor ETF MSCI World, Amundi ETF MSCI World UCITS.
The MSCI World Index, which tracks stocks from developed economies, was up by 0.
For example, at the start of this financial year, three quarters of the value of one widely used benchmark, the MSCI World Index, came from large-cap stocks valued at more than US$20bn.
2 per cent while the similar MSCI World Index, which only tracks stocks from developed economies, inched up by 0.