Morgan stanley _ press release _ vanguard to adopt msci us broad market index

MSCI, a leading provider of U.S. Msci world acwi equity, international equity, fixed income and hedge fund indices, announced today that The Vanguard Group has decided that they will adopt the MSCI US Broad Market Index as the target benchmark for index funds with assets totaling more than $60 billion (as of 12/31/04). Msci emerging markets index pakistan This adoption will signify a marked increase in the total assets benchmarked to the MSCI US Equity Indices to more than $110 billion.

“Vanguard’s pending adoption is a significant advancement in the growing market acceptance of the MSCI US Equity Indices,” said Ken O’Keeffe, executive director at MSCI. Msci emerging markets value index “Currently, we have approximately $50 billion benchmarked to our U.S. Msci developed indices from Vanguard and a growing number of institutional investors. Msci global Vanguard’s move will more than double that number. Msci world consumer staples index Our benchmarks are built for professional users who demand indices that broadly and fairly reflect the U.S. Ipd msci equity market, yet are replicable and have low turnover.”

Vanguard’s Chief Investment Officer, Gus Sauter, explained, “We feel that MSCI’s US Broad Market Index is a well-constructed index that will enhance our all-market index fund offerings. Msci world index historische kurse With the addition of this index, we will now offer 21 U.S. Msci emerging index equity index funds tracking MSCI benchmarks.”

• The broadest market capitalization coverage of any total market index. Msci benchmark MSCI includes certain U.S. Msci eafe ticker companies that are domiciled outside of the U.S. Msci world index country weights such as Tyco International, Accenture LTD and Ingersoll-Rand in its US Equity Indices.

• Investability screens that help to ensure the investability and replicability of the index, such as free float adjustment of index constituents, liquidity and minimum market capitalization screens.


The MSCI US Broad Market Index has been calculated since May 30, 2003. Msci world kurs The Index is the aggregation of the MSCI US Large Cap 300, Mid Cap 450, Small Cap 1,750 and Micro Cap Indices. What does msci mean The Broad Market Index represents approximately 99.5% of the market capitalization of the U.S. Msci canada etf equity market and includes approximately 3,900 companies.

MSCI launched the US Equity Indices in 2003 after extensive consultations with institutional investors who expressed the need for a suite of U.S. Msci world index chart bloomberg indices that more broadly and fairly reflect the various size and style segments of the U.S. Msci barra indices markets, yet are replicable and have low turnover.

MSCI ( www.msci.com) is a leading provider of equity, fixed income and hedge fund indices, and related products and services. Msci world returns MSCI estimates that over USD 3 trillion is benchmarked to its indices on a worldwide basis. Msci world index graph MSCI is headquartered in New York, with research and commercial offices around the world. Msci global index monitor In 2004, MSCI acquired Barra, Inc. Msci news ( www.barra.com), a global leader in delivering risk analytics, performance measurement and attribution systems and services to managers of portfolio and firm-wide investment risk. Msci germany etf Morgan Stanley, a global financial services firm and a market leader in securities, asset management, and credit services, is the majority shareholder of MSCI, and The Capital Group Companies, Inc., a global investment management group, is the minority shareholder.

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