MSCI, a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, is pleased to announce the launch of 13 new Provisional Indexes which aim to assist investors in managing the implementation of the inclusion of Saudi Arabian and Argentinian stocks in their portfolios ahead of the upcoming inclusion of the MSCI Saudi Arabia Indexes and the MSCI Argentina Indexes in Emerging Markets as part of the May 2019 Semi-Annual Index Review (SAIR). These indexes are constructed and maintained using the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes Methodology – the same methodology applied to all flagship MSCI international equity indexes.
Key Features and Coverage on RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts approximately 9510 companies and 22 indexes, including:
- GCC Countries International, Prov/ACWI, Prov/Argentina, Prov/EM, Prov/Frontier Markets, Saudi Arabia
Some of the data items available include:
- Company Items – Adjustment Value, Alternate Security Listing Flag, Bloomberg Ticker, Classification Description, Closing Number of Shares, Corporate Actions Event, Country Code, Country Description, Currency Code, CUSIP Code, Date of Portfolio, Dividend Per Share Gross, Dividend Per Share Net, Dividend Points, Domestic Inclusion Factor, Domestic Net Return, Exchange Rate, Free Float Factor, Gross Adjustment Factor, Gross Return, Group Entity Code, Index Code, Index of Price in Local Currency, Industry Code, Industry Description, Industry Group, Investable Factor, Investable Market Value in US Dollars, Investable Weight, ISIN Code, Islamic Purified – Gross/Net Dividend Adjustment, Issuer Code, Market Identifier Code, Market Value, MSCI Code, Net Adjustment Factor, Net Return, Next Day Sector Code, Next Day Sub-Industry Classification Description, Opening Investable Market Value in US Dollars, Opening Investable Weight in Index, Opening Market Value, Price Return, Reuters Identification Code (RIC), Sector Code, Security Adjusted Investable Market Value in US Dollars, Security Adjusted Market Capitalization in US Dollars, SEDOL Code, Share Class, Shares Outstanding, Sub-Industry Classification, Time Series ID, Unadjusted Price, Value of Quotation Lot Si, etc.
- Index Items – Adjusted Market Capitalization in Local Currency, Gross Index, Gross Index in US Dollars, Gross Index Base Date, Gross Index 1 Day Return in Local Currency, Gross Index 1 Day Return in US Dollars, Opening Market Capitalization, Nextday Opening Market Capitalization, Market Capitalization, Number of Constituents, Next Day Number of Constituents, Number of Group Entities, Next Day Number of Group Entities, Net Index, Net Index in US Dollars, Net Index Base Date, Net Index 1 Day Return in Local Currency, Net Index 1 Day Return in US Dollars, Number of Issuers, Next Day Number of Issuers, Price Index, Price Index in US Dollars, Price Index Base Date, Price Index 1 Day Return in Local Currency, Price Index 1 Day Return in US Dollars, etc.