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Index Update - September 2012

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MSCI Economic Exposure Security Data

The MSCI Economic Exposure Security Data modules calculate the economic exposure for all constituents of the company's global flagship index, the MSCI ACWI Index, by breaking out each stock's reported revenues on a country-by-country basis. MSCI Economic Exposure Security Data represents a systematic framework for measuring global sources of revenue across a portfolio or equity opportunity set, supporting portfolio management, portfolio construction and risk management investment processes. Read more

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New Index Research

Achieving Commodities Exposure via Equities

Commodities investing has grown significantly over the last decade given their strong performance and potential benefits in a multi-asset class portfolio. While there are several ways to invest in this asset class, accessing commodities through equities - with a focus on direct commodities producers - is an effective alternative for commodities investors, circumventing many of the challenges associated with purchasing and storing the physical commodities themselves or using derivatives.




MSCI Frontier Market 100 Forms Basis of New Frontier Markets ETF from BlackRock

MSCI has licensed the MSCI Frontier Markets 100 Index to BlackRock for the creation of the iShares MSCI Frontier Markets 100 Index ETF. The index is highly correlated to the broader MSCI Frontier Markets Index, but is composed of just 100 of its largest and most liquid constituents. Read more




Index Events Calendar

Demystifying Equal Weighting

Jennifer Bender

September 25


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Using MSCI Economic Exposure Security Data in Managing Global Portfolios

Madhu Subramanian

September 27


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Managing Economic Exposure within an Equity Portfolio

Raman Aylur Subramanian

October 2


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Morningstar ETF Invest Conference

Raman Aylur Subramanian

October 3-5

October 4


Industry Event

Breakout Session 1: Strategic: Low Volatility vs. High Dividend—Which One Is Better?

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