Fund Information

iShares MSCI Total International Index Fund

Top MSCI ACWI ETFs.

The MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index (IMI) captures large, mid and small cap representation across 23 Developed Markets (DM) and 24 Emerging Markets (EM) countries*. With 8, constituents, the index is comprehensive, covering approximately 99% of the global. MSCI Investable Market Indexes. The MSCI Investable Market Indexes (IMI) cover all investable large-, mid- and small-cap securities across the Developed, Emerging and Frontier Markets, targeting approximately 99% of each market’s free-float adjusted market capitalization.

Fund Objective

The MSCI ACWI IMI Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the combined equity market performance of developed and emerging markets. The Index covers approximately 99% of the global equity investment opportunity set.

In general, ETFs can be expected to move up or down in value with the value of the applicable index. Although ETF shares may be bought and sold on the exchange through any brokerage account, ETF shares are not individually redeemable from the Fund.

Please see the prospectus for more details. After-tax returns are calculated based on NAV using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown.

The after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as k plans or individual retirement accounts. As with all stocks, you may be required to deposit more money or securities into your margin account if the equity, including the amount attributable to your ETF shares, declines. The funds or securities referred to herein are not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such funds or securities or any index on which such funds or securities are based.

MSCI - Net total return indices reinvest dividends after the deduction of withholding taxes, using for international indices a tax rate applicable to non-resident institutional investors who do not benefit from double taxation treaties. This group created and managed portfolios that were designed to meet the short-term market exposure needs of our institutional clients. He began his career at State Street within the Global Services division in He also serves as a senior portfolio manager for a number of the group's passive equity portfolios.

Schneider worked as a portfolio manager in SSGA's Currency Management Group, managing both active currency selection and traditional passive hedging overlay portfolios. He joined SSGA in She is responsible for the management of several domestic, international developed and emerging market strategies, including separate accounts, commingled funds, mutual funds and ETFs. Winner manages hedged and futures overlay strategies. Winner worked as an acquisitions associate at Boston Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm, analyzing investment opportunities.

After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates, and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown, and the after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shres through tad deferred arrangements such as k plans or individual retiredment accounts.

After tax returns may not take into account year end tax adjustments, which are calculated only at the end of each tax year. The after tax returns could differ after year end tax adjustments are accounted for. Securities may be subject to greater political, economic, environmental, credit and information risks. Foreign securities may be subject to higher volatility than U.

Equity securities may fluctuate in value in response to the activities of individual companies and general market and economic conditions. Non-diversified funds that focus on a relatively small number of securities tend to be more volatile than diversified funds and the market as a whole. Passively managed funds hold a range of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics.

Covers more than 14, securities and includes large, mid, small and micro-cap size segments for all developed markets countries plus large, mid and small-cap size segments for emerging markets. Consistent, complete representation that captures the full spectrum of the global equity opportunity set without home bias. Performance measurement and attribution: The industry-leading benchmark for global mandates, with regional, country, sector and other subsets available for more targeted investment mandates.

A trusted source for global equity markets and underlying security-level data for sell-side research. May be licensed for use as the basis for structured products and other index-linked investment vehicles, such as ETFs and ETNs. Get the latest trends and insights straight to your inbox. The objective of the Fund is to track the equity market performance of developed and emerging markets. Equity securities may fluctuate in value in response to the activities of individual companies and general market and economic conditions.

ETFs trade like stocks, are subject to investment risk, fluctuate in market value and may trade at prices above or below the ETFs net asset value. Brokerage commissions and ETF expenses will reduce returns. Investing in foreign domiciled securities may involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, withholding taxes, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles or from economic or political instability in other nations.

Investments in emerging or developing markets may be more volatile and less liquid than investing in developed markets and may involve exposure to economic structures that are generally less diverse and mature and to political systems which have less stability than those of more developed countries. Investments in small-sized companies may involve greater risks than in those of larger, better known companies.

Performance greater than one year represents annualised performance. Performance Gross and Net of All Fees. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. The Gross of fees do not reflect and net of fees do reflect commissions and costs incurred on the issue and redemption, or purchases and sale, of units.

Reference NAVs are calculated for information purposes only. No warranty is provided as to the accuracy of reference NAVs.

MSCI ACWI IMI Index - ETF Tracker

The financial products referred to herein are not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such financial products or any index on which such financial products are based.

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