iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (NASDAQ:ACWI) saw a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 4,304,519 shares, an increase of 124.9% from the September 14th total of 1,913,890 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,969,740 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Investec Asset Management LTD acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI ACWI ETF in the second quarter valued at about $34,475,000. Harwood Advisory Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI ACWI ETF in the second quarter valued at about $214,000. Brand Asset Management Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI ACWI ETF in the second quarter valued at about $524,000. Morgan Stanley grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI ACWI ETF by 26.3% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,543,643 shares of the company’s stock valued at $252,024,000 after purchasing an additional 738,436 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Barings LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI ACWI ETF by 54.9% in the second quarter. Barings LLC now owns 197,577 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,040,000 after purchasing an additional 69,990 shares during the last quarter.

NASDAQ ACWI opened at $70.23 on Friday. iShares MSCI ACWI ETF has a fifty-two week low of $68.52 and a fifty-two week high of $77.54.

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