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Benchmarks to change for 22 Vanguard index funds and their ETF share classes

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Over the past months, we completed the transition of six international stock index funds to FTSE benchmarks and 16 U.S. stock and balanced index funds to the University of Chicago's Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) benchmarks.

Benchmark updates to funds

Fund

Old benchmark

New FTSE benchmark

Transition date

Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund and ETF (VWO)*

MSCI Emerging Markets Index

FTSE Emerging Index

6/28/2013

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund and ETF (VGK)

MSCI Europe Index

FTSE Developed Europe Index

3/27/2013

Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Fund and ETF (VPL)

MSCI Pacific Index

FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index

3/27/2013

Vanguard Developed Markets Index Fund

MSCI EAFE Index

FTSE Developed ex North America Index

4/17/2013

Vanguard Tax-Managed International Fund and ETF (VEA)

MSCI EAFE Index

FTSE Developed ex North America Index

5/29/2013

Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund and ETF (VXUS)

MSCI ACWI ex USA IMI Index

FTSE Global All Cap ex US Index

6/3/2013

 

*Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund tracked FTSE Emerging Transition Index for approximately six months before tracking FTSE Emerging Index.

Fund name changes

Current

New ETF name after transition

New fund name after transition

Vanguard MSCI Europe ETF

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF

 

Vanguard MSCI Pacific ETF

Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF

 

Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF

 

Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF

Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF

 

Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Index

Vanguard Mega Cap ETF

Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund

Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Growth Index

Vanguard Mega Cap Growth ETF

Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index Fund

Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Value Index

Vanguard Mega Cap Value ETF

Vanguard Mega Cap Value Index Fund

 

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