Free Indices

Definition: [crh] Usually refers to indices constructed by Morgan Stanley Capital International such that the market capitalization weights reflect the degree to which a stock is investible by foreigners. For exDefinition: ample, if a stock has $700 million capitalization but government restrictions only allow up to 50% to be held by foreigners, then the weight in the Free index would by $350 million. The Standard and Definition: Poors/International Finance Corporation indices call their equivalent indices Investible Indices (IFCI).

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