MSCI's All Country World Index (ACWI) is composed of 2,400 constituents, 11 sectors, and is the industry’s accepted gauge of global stock market activity. It provides a seamless, modern and fully integrated view across all sources of equity returns in 47 developed and emerging markets.

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  1. Nov 21, 2017

    Identifying overlooked opportunities in global gateway cities
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  2. Nov 20, 2017

    Is There a Short Interest Factor?
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  3. Nov 20, 2017

    Improving stock selection in the age of big data
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  4. Nov 17, 2017

    UK Lease Events Review – November 2017
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Read the 3 July 2017 interview with MSCI’s CEO in the FT

Henry Fernandez defends the inclusion of China A shares in MSCI’s Emerging Markets Index.

EU Benchmark Regulation

We fully support the aims of the EU benchmark regulation and have been an active contributor to its development from the outset.

Market Classification 2017

MSCI Inc. has announced that beginning in June 2018, it will include China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.