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The MSCI EAFE Index ® is recognized as the pre-eminent benchmark in the United States to measure international equity performance. It comprises 21 MSCI country indices, representing the devel- oped markes outside of North America: Europe, Australasia and the Far East. Since inception in, the MSCI EAFE Index has had an average gross annual return of 11.2%. MSCI aims to include in its international indices 85% of the free fl oat-adjusted market capitaliza- tion in each industry group, within each country. As of Dec 30, 2005 the MSCI EAFE Index contained 1,137 securities with a total market capitalization of over USD 10.2 trillion. The MSCI EAFE Index is published daily by MSCI and through multiple vendors and in real time every 60 seconds through Reuters and Bloomberg. ±²³´µ¶·µ´³¸¹µº » ±²³´µ¶·¸¹º»¼´½·¾¿½·ÀÁ·Â¹Ã¹ÄŹµ·ÆÇÈ·ÉÇÇÊË COUNTRY NO OF SECURITIES WEIGHT 369 155 62 38 50 83 39 33 26 47 41 Japan United Kingdom France Switzerland Germany Australia Italy Spain Netherlands Sweden Hong Kong 25.6% 24.0% 9.3% 6.9% 6.8% 5.2% 3.8% 3.7% 3.4% 2.4% 1.6% COUNTRY NO OF SECURITIES WEIGHT 21 20 41 19 17 18 21 13 11 13 1137 Finland Belgium Singapore Denmark Ireland Norway Greece Austria Portugal New Zealand EAFE Total 1.4% 1.1% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.7% 0.6% 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 100.0% ±²³´µ¶·µ´³¼½¾¿ ±²³´µ¶³·³¸¹µº»¼½µ¾¿À¹¹µÁ»·»²³±²¹µÂ³»±·³¹¼³²µÃµÄÅÁƵŻ±Ç³µ ±Ç³È¼»À± ±²³´ ±²µ ±²µ¶ ±²µ· ±²µµ ±²µ´ ±²¸ ±²¸¶ ±²¸· ±²¸µ ±²¸´ ±²´ ±²´¶ ±²´· ±²´µ ±²´´ ±²¹ ±²¹¶ ±²¹· ¹º¹¹¹ º¹¹¹ ¹¹ ¹ Gross Index Level ±²³´µ¶³·³¸µÉ¾¿À¹¹Æµ»±µÄÅÁÊ
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The information contained herein (the “Information”) may not be reproduced or redisseminated in whole or in part without prior written permission from MSCI Barra. The Information may not be used to verify or
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