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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KUWAIT -- Morgan Stanley Capital International and MSCI Barra anticipated to announce promoting Boursa Kuwait into an emerging market.
Mapp was founder and general manager at Its Your Move Games and Hobbies from 2003 to 2005 and held multiple positions at MSCI Barra from 1998 to 2006, including office administrator and data distribution analyst.
He has previously worked with MSCI Barra, formerly Morgan Stanley, as an associate in Financial Planning and Analysis.
There is evidence that institutional investors have been of this mindset for a while now, as pointed out in a 2010 study by MSCI Barra that concluded "global equity mandates [ ] may be emerging as the Cynew classic' structure for implementing equity allocations."
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.
In its quarterly review, MSCI Barra increased Pak's weight in MSCI-FM to 4.42% from 4.36% earlier while there was a minor decline in Pak's weight in MSCI FM small caps from 4.95% to 4.93%.
MSCI Barra might exclude NLMK and Mechel from MSCI Russia index and include PhosAgro.
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.
In June, MSCI Barra, which classifies markets rejected UAE and Qatar's case for upgrading both from "frontier" to "emerging" market status.
5 percent for the MSCI Arabian Markets index, according to MSCI Barra. --Investor's Business Daily
The company said that Ersel, which manages funds to the tune of EUR6.5bn 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.
"En gran medida el trabajo de los administradores de riesgo es reportar despues que ocurren los hechos y monitorear, con muy poca influencia en la estrategia de inversion", comenta Frank Nielsen, jefe de investigacion de MSCI Barra, una firma asesora en riesgos.