The MSCI World index in April advanced 0.9% in dollar terms, while MSCI's EAFE index inched up 0.7%. During the same period, the MSCI Emerging Market Free index fell 1.3%. The best developed market performer was Finland, up 18%. The Malaysia Free index - the group's worst performer - declined 15.8%. Among emerging markets, Greece led the pack, with a gain of 26.2%; Venezuela trailed with a -22.1% showing.