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MSCI World Index Index components | values (CH0001693230)



The MSCI World is a global equity index that tracks the performance of around 1,600 stocks from 23 developed countries. In each of these countries, the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization of the largest companies. The individual companies are weighted based on their respective free float market capitalization. The MSCI World is published by the US financial services provider MSCI and is considered one of the most important stock indices worldwide.


The index is calculated by MSCI once per minute in three variants: as a price index, as a total return index without considering withholding taxes, and as a total return index with consideration of withholding taxes. The price index is usually published. The stocks whose home exchanges are open are included with their continuously updated values, while the remaining stocks are included with their respective previous day's closing price.

The MSCI World is a global equity index calculated by MSCI Inc. that reflects the performance of companies from 23 developed countries. The index is often used as a benchmark for the global stock market and is an important reference index in many countries around the world.


The companies in the MSCI World Index are weighted by market capitalization, meaning that the largest companies in the index have a greater impact on overall performance than smaller companies.


Countries included in the MSCI World Index include the United States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Switzerland, Australia, and many others.


In German, the MSCI World Index is often referred to as the "MSCI Welt."


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