MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics and corporate governance services, announced today the results of the November 2012 Semi-Annual Index Review for the MSCI Equity Indices – including the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indices, as well as the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indices, the MSCI Frontier Markets and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indices, the MSCI Global Islamic and MSCI Global Islamic Small Cap Indices, the MSCI Pan-Euro and MSCI Euro Indices, the MSCI Frontier Emerging Markets Indices, the MSCI US Equity Indices, the MSCI US REIT Index, as well as the MSCI China A Indices. All changes will be implemented as of the close of November 30, 2012. These changes have been posted on MSCI’s web site at http://www.msci.com/products/indices/size/standard/index_review.html.
MSCI Global Standard Indices: Fifty-one securities will be added to and 61 securities will be deleted from the MSCI ACWI Index. The three largest additions to the MSCI World Index measured by full company market capitalization are Swire Properties (Hong Kong), Lennar Corp A (US) and Ziggo (Netherlands). The three largest additions to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index measured by full company market capitalization are Ambev ON (Brazil), Banco Bradesco ON (Brazil), and Haitong Securities Co H (China).
MSCI Global Small Cap Indices: There will be 284 additions to and 335 deletions from the MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index.
MSCI Global Investable Market Indices: There will be 261 additions to and 322 deletions from the MSCI ACWI IMI.MSCI Global All Cap Indices: There will be 340 additions to and 243 deletions from the MSCI World All Cap Index. MSCI Global Value and Growth Indices: For the MSCI ACWI Value Index, the largest additions or style changes from growth to value will be Microsoft Corp (US), Cisco Systems (US) and Bank Nova Scotia (Canada). For the MSCI ACWI Growth Index, the largest additions or style changes from value to growth will be Abbott Laboratories (US), Nestle (Switzerland) and United Technologies Corp (US). MSCI Frontier Markets Indices: There will be three additions to and eleven deletions from the MSCI Frontier Markets Index. The three additions to the MSCI Frontier Markets Index are Raysut Cement Co (Oman), Unique Hotel Resorts (Bangladesh) and Apranga (Lithuania). There will be 28 additions to and 26 deletions from the MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Index.
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