The MSCI Taiwan Index is a free-float adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to track the equity market performance of Taiwanese securities listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange and GreTai Securities Market. The MSCI Taiwan Total Return Index takes into account both price performance and income from dividend payments. The MSCI Taiwan Index is constructed based on the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes Methodology, targeting a free-float market capitalization coverage of 85%. The index has a base date of December 31, 1987.
Real time codes:
- Reuters .TAMSCI .MSCITW
- Bloomberg TAMSCI MXTW
On January 9, 1997, futures contracts on the MSCI Taiwan Index began trading on the Singapore Exchange. Additionally, on March 27, 2006, the Taiwan Futures Exchange began trading a futures contract on the MSCI Taiwan Index.