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The EAFE Index measures the overall performance of equities in Europe, Australia, and the Far East. Created in 1969, the EAFE Index is widely recognized as one of the primary measures of international stock market performance for U.S. investors. As of July 31, 2002, the EAFE Index included 1,021 securities in 21 countries, representing the major developed markets outside of North America. Among the countries included in the EAFE Index are the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Germany, and Hong Kong. Notably, the EAFE Index is weighted by market capitalization; total market cap of the EAFE Index in July 2002 was $5.5 trillion. From 1972 to 2002, the EAFE Index had an average gross return of 9.85%. The EAFE Index is published daily by Morgan Stanley Capital International; it is updated every minute and distributed by services like Bloomberg and Reuters.



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