Morgan Stanley Capital International Indexes

Business / Taxes / Morgan Stanley Capital International Indexes: These indexes are computed by the investment firm Morgan Stanley's Capital International group (MSCI). They track stocks traded in international stock markets, and are considered the benchmarks for international stock investments and mutual fund portfolios. The strong performance of the Europe and Australasia Far East Equity Index (EAFE) between 1982 and 1996 is often credited with generating increased US interest in investing overseas. The index was considered especially strong compared to the well-known Standard & Poor's 500-stock Index (S&P 500).

Other Words for Capital

Capital Adjective Synonyms: chief, main, major, important, cardinal, central, principal, prime, primary, paramount, pre-eminent, foremost, leading
Capital Noun Synonyms: head, top, crown, cap
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Other Words for International

International Adjective Synonyms: supranational, global, worldwide, universal, intercontinental, cosmopolitan, ecumenic(al) or oecumenic(al), foreign
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Issued Share Capital

Business / Finance / Issued Share Capital: Total amount of shares that have been issued. Related: Outstanding shares. MORE

Large-Capitalization (Large-Cap) Stock

Business / Taxes / Large-Capitalization (Large-Cap) Stock: The stock of companies with market capitalizations of $10 billion or more is known as large-cap stock. Market capitalization is figured by multiplying the number of either the outstanding or the float MORE

Legal Capital

Business / Accounting / Legal Capital: The amount of contributed capital not available for dividends: usually equal to the par or stated value of outstanding capital stock. MORE

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