Morgan Stanley Capital International

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Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI)

This firm publishes a number of well known benchmarks, such as the MSCI World Index.

Morgan Stanley Capital International

A financial services company based in New York. Founded in 1970, it has been publicly-traded since 1986 and specializes in market analysis and the publication of various indices. It is perhaps best known for the MSCI World Index and the MSCI EAFE Index. While it is a publicly-traded company, the majority shareholder is Morgan Stanley. For this reason, some Morgan Stanley products, notably iShares, track MSCI indices.
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He has previously worked with MSCI Barra, formerly Morgan Stanley, as an associate in Financial Planning and Analysis.
Summary: Global portfolio analytics and indices provider MSCI Barra maintained Lebanon in its "frontier markets" category, according to its annual assessment of the market accessibility of 82 developed emerging and frontier equity markets.
a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, today announced the launch of MSCI Barra Peer Analytics, a new tool to provide a factor-based analysis of mutual funds.
Yesterday MSCI Barra announced weight increase of RusHydro in MSCI Russia by 14 b.
John Barker, head of international for Liquidnet, added that bringing countries like Israel, which has just been reclassified by index provider MSCI Barra as a developed market, was essential to the firm's plans for the future.
5bn across 26 mutual funds, will use the application to enable its performance team to produce performance measurement and attribution analysis on our equity and fixed income portfolios and analyse the sources of portfolio return using the MSCI Barra attribution model.
Summary: MSCI Barra (NYSE: MXB), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics, announced today that it has launched the MSCI Asia APEX Mid Cap 50 Index and MSCI Asia APEX Small Cap 200 Index.
Dubai: MSCI Barra, a provider of investment decision support tools such as indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics, announced yesterday the addition of four new indices to its MSCI Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Countries and Arabian Markets Indices family, which was launched in January 2006.
Developed by Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra, GICS consists of 10 sectors, 24 industry groups, 68 industries and 154 sub-industries.
The MSCI Barra US Total Market Equity Model Suite targets three investment horizons: Long-Term, Medium-Term and Trading.
Energy: November 15 MSCI Barra Agency included the shares of IRNC Holding into MSCI Russia Standard Index by the result of halfyear revision of index structure.
ITG's launch of algo services in Israel, for example, comes shortly after index provider MSCI Barra announced the inclusion of Israel in its MSCI World and Europe, Australasia and Far East indices in May, rather than its emerging markets set of indices.