Changes to MSCI indices effective February 29

MSCI has completed its February 2012 Quarterly Index Review for its Equity Indices.

Those affected include the MSCI Global Standard, MSCI Global Small Cap and MSCI Micro Cap Indices, as well as the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indices, the MSCI Frontier Markets and MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Indices, the MSCI Global Islamic and MSCI Global Islamic Small Cap Indices, the MSCI Pan-Euro and MSCI Euro Indices, the MSCI US Equity Indices, the MSCI US REIT Index, as well as the MSCI China A Indices. Details are as follows:

MSCI Global Standard Indices: Two securities will be added to and four securities will be deleted from the MSCI ACWI Index. The two additions to the MSCI World Index are Cobalt International (US) and Apa Group (AU).

MSCI Global Small Cap Indices: There will be three additions to and 27 deletions from the MSCI ACWI Small Cap Index.

MSCI Global Investable Market Indices: There will be no additions to and 26 deletions from the MSCI ACWI IMI.

MSCI Global All Cap Indices: There will be no additions to and 15 deletions from the MSCI World All Cap Index.

MSCI Global Value and Growth Indices: As part of the Quarterly Index Reviews, securities added to or deleted from the MSCI Global Standard Indices are added to or deleted from the MSCI Global Value and Growth Indices. Cobalt International (US) and Apa Group (AU) will be partially allocated to both the MSCI Global Growth Indices and the MSCI Global Value Indices.

MSCI Frontier Markets Indices: There will be two additions to and no deletions from the MSCI Frontier Markets Index. The two additions to the MSCI Frontier Markets Index are Sacombank (VN) and Ceylon Tobacco Co (LK). There will be no additions to and four deletions from the MSCI Frontier Markets Small Cap Index.

MSCI Global Islamic Indices: Twenty seven securities will be added to and 32 will be deleted from the MSCI ACWI Islamic Index. The three largest additions to the MSCI ACWI Islamic Index are Texas Instruments (US), Burberry Group (GB) and Antofagasta (GB). There are two additions to and no deletions from the MSCI Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries ex Saudi Arabia IMI Islamic Index.

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