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MSCI World Consumer Staple is designed to capture the large- and mid-cap segments across 23 Developed Markets (DM) around the world. All securities in the index are classified in the Consumer Staples sector as per the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®).
MSCI Europe Consumer Discretionary is designed to capture the large- and mid-cap segments across 15 Developed Markets (DM) countries in Europe*. All securities in the index are classified in the Consumer Discretionary sector as per the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®).
MSCI USA Investable Market Index (IMI) Consumer Discretionary is designed to capture the large-, mid- and small-cap segments of the US equity universe. All securities in the index are classified in the Consumer Discretionary sector according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS®).
MSCI Japan Index is a free-float adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to track the equity market performance of Japanese securities listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange, Osaka Stock Exchange, JASDAQ and Nagoya Stock Exchange. The MSCI Japan Total Return Index takes into account both price performance and income from dividend payments. The MSCI Japan Index is constructed based on the MSCI Global Investable Market Indices Methodology, targeting a free-float market capitalization coverage of 85%.