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Jean-Maurice Ladure

The weight of North American companies in global equity markets is at an all-time high, representing over 60% of market capitalization in the MSCI ACWI Index. Meanwhile, companies within MSCI ACWI generated only 30% of global revenues from North America. Given that, global investing may offer opportunities to tap into more of the world’s potential economic growth.


Interactive Assets



North America

Europe

Pacific1

Emerging Markets2

Market Capitalization3
Source of Revenues3
GDP Growth4

(Year on Year Avg)

Population5

(Millions)

Population North America: 366M

366M

Population Europe: 414M

414M

Population Pacific: 170M

170M

Population Emerging Markets: 6649M

6649M


1. Represents Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand
2. Based on "Developing and emerging economies" for IMF GDP growth and World Bank Population dataset
3. Based on MSCI Economic Exposure dataset applied to MSCI ACWI Index
4. Source: IMF, Average annual GDP Growth 1999-2019
5. Source: World Bank, as of 2019

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