ISHARES MSCI ITALY INDEX FUND

ISHARES MSCI ITALY INDEX FUND

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iShares MSCI Italy Index Fund, a publicly quoted company, is involved in the provision of investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded securities in the Italian market, as measurement by the MSCI Italy Index. The fund has to invest in a representative securities sample in the index, which has synonymous investment profile as the Index.
The index is responsible for measuring the Italian equity market performance. It serves as a capitalization-weighted index that captures 85% of the total market capitalization.
Business Summary
iShares MSCI Italy Index Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded securities in the aggregate in the Italian market, as measured by the MSCI Italy Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Italian equity market. The Index is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization. Component companies are adjusted for available float and must meet objective criteria for inclusion in the Index. The Index is reviewed quarterly. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. The Fund’s investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors.
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iShares MSCI Italy Index Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded securities in the aggregate in the Italian market, as measured by the MSCI Italy Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Italian equity market. The Index is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization. Component companies are adjusted for available float and must meet objective criteria for inclusion in the Index. The Index is reviewed quarterly.

The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. The Fund’s investment advisor is Barclays Global Fund Advisors.

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Involved in the provision of investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded securities in the Italian market, as measurement by the MSCI Italy Index
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PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP
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