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We can find ETF that usually mimick some stock index, for e.g. SP500 has SPDR, Dow Jones Industrial Average has DIA, etc.

Does an ETF that tracks all these indexes exist?

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  • $\begingroup$ Closest I know is VT: Vanguard Total World Stock ETF. It tracks something called FTSE Global All Cap Index. $\endgroup$
    – nbbo2
    Aug 10, 2016 at 19:28
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    $\begingroup$ ACWI tracks the MSCI All Country World Index; very liquid. $\endgroup$
    – Helin
    Aug 10, 2016 at 19:32

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If the objective is to mimick all the world's equity stock markets in a single ETF there would appear to be 2 choices:

VT which tracks something called FTSE Global All Cap Index with a very low expense ratio

ACWI tracks the MSCI All Country World Index; it is very liquid

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  • $\begingroup$ I've been searching. What do you think of Lyxor UCITS ETF? $\endgroup$ Aug 11, 2016 at 8:10
  • $\begingroup$ Interesting. I didn't know about Lyxor UCITS ETF MSCI World. It trades in Euros, has over 1 billion EUR in assets, expense ratio of 0.30%, less liquid than the other two, Bloomberg id is "WLD FP Equity". Thanks for mentioning it. MSCI World is deifferent from MSCI All country: it does not include Emerging Markets. $\endgroup$
    – nbbo2
    Aug 11, 2016 at 13:25
  • $\begingroup$ but there's this Lyxor UCITS ETF MSCI All Country World C-EUR, also. Thanks for the info. ;) $\endgroup$ Aug 11, 2016 at 17:19
  • $\begingroup$ Yes! Very good! That one is called "ACWI FP Equity" in Bloomberg. A good find. $\endgroup$
    – nbbo2
    Aug 11, 2016 at 17:34

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