Morgan Stanley Capital International

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Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)

This firm publishes a number of well known benchmarks, such as the MSCI World Index.

Morgan Stanley Capital International

A financial services company based in New York. Founded in 1970, it has been publicly-traded since 1986 and specializes in market analysis and the publication of various indices. It is perhaps best known for the MSCI World Index and the MSCI EAFE Index. While it is a publicly-traded company, the majority shareholder is Morgan Stanley. For this reason, some Morgan Stanley products, notably iShares, track MSCI indices.
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The fund is pegged to the Morgan Stanley Capital International indexes for different countries.
The European Portfolio seeks to replicate the investment results of the Morgan Stanley Capital International Europe (Free) Index, a diversified index composed of stocks of more than 600 companies in 13 European countries.
Morgan Stanley Capital International, MSCI[R], ACWI, EAFE[R], Barra[R], MSCI Barra and all other service marks referred to herein are the exclusive property of MSCI or its affiliates, except as provided below.
Morgan Stanley Capital International said that in recent years it has increasingly been brought to their attention that their clients have experienced difficulties due to the use of different foreign exchange rates by the various custodians and performance measurement services.

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