Investible Indices

Definition:

Usually refers to the Standard and Poors/International Finance Corporation emerging market indices which are weighted by the amount of market capitalization that foreigners can obtain in each company. The IFCG (Global) index weights each stock by total capitalization. The IFCI (Investible) index weighs by investible capitalization.

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