Global Equity Indexes

Global Equity Indexes - 5-1Global Equity Indexes•Morgan...

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Unformatted text preview: 5-1Global Equity Indexes•Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Indexes–Three international, nineteen national, and thirty-eight international industry indexes–Include 1,375 companies listed on stock exchanges in 19 countries with a combined capitalization representing approximately 60 percent of the aggregate market value of the stock exchanges of these countries–All the indexes are market-value weighted–Reporting is in U.S. dollars and the 5-2Global Equity Indexes•The MSCI Indexes–Also provides•price to book value (P/BV) ratio•price to cash earnings (earnings plus depreciation) (P/CE) ratio•price to earnings (P/E) ratio•dividend yield (YLD)–The Morgan Stanley group index for Europe, Australia, and the Far East (EAFE) is used as the basis for futures and options contracts on the Chicago Mercantile 5-3Dow Jones World Stock Index•Introduced in January 1993•2,200 companies worldwide•Organized into 120 industry groups•Includes 33 countries representing more...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course FIN 4360 taught by Professor Davidbray during the Spring '12 term at Kennesaw.

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