Derived from the STOXX Developed Markets Total Market Index, the iSTOXX Developed Markets B.R.AI.N. Index is comprised of companies that are exposed to four megatrends that are expected to change the world as we know it: biotechnology (B), robotics (R), artificial intelligence (AI) and nanotechnology (N). Revere (RBICS) data allow a detailed breakdown of the revenue sources of the eligible companies, helping this index to select companies with substantial exposure to the B.R.AI.N. themes.
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Top 10 Components
|Eli Lilly & Co.||US|
|Gilead Sciences Inc.||US|
|Intuitive Surgical Inc.||US|
|Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.||US|
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The STOXX Global 1800 index rose 7.1% in dollars last month, after falling to a two-year low. While most economists rightly forecast the Federal Reserve’s fourth consecutive hike of 75 basis points on Nov. 2, speculation grew during October that the central bank could indicate it would slow the pace of monetary tightening.
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