Morgan Stanley Capital International Pacific Free index


A market capitalization-weighted benchmark index made up of equities from Pacific Basin countries. Japan represents about three-fourths of the index.

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Nonparallel shift in the yield curve

A shift in the yield curve in which yields do not change by the same number of basis points for every maturity. Related: Parallel shift in the yield curve.

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