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MSCI Barra Models

An overview of MSCI Barra Models

MSCI Equity Models provide institutional investors with tools for investigating sources of factor alpha, understanding returns, and measuring risk due to factors. MSCI offers more than 70 models across 75,000+ securities, 45 Industry factors and 87 countries.

MSCI offers single country, regional and global models covering markets around the world, across public and private asset classes. MSCI Equity Models are available in different factor structures designed to align to individual investment horizons and goals. Long-term models are designed with a focus on portfolio construction & reporting and Trading models are constructed for short-term trading, hedging, and daily risk monitoring.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
  • History
    Mid-1990s for most markets,1970s for the U.S
  • Data format
  • Delivery mechanism
    Deployed/Onsite Servers
  • Data frequency

Features & Benefits

What you get with MSCI Barra Models

  • Enhanced style factors based on Systematic Equity Strategies (SES) include multiple new Quality factors.
  • Factors based on MSCI data such as ESG or Economic Exposure.
  • Factors based on MSCI data such as ESG or Economic Exposure.
  • Daily history back to at least the mid-1990s for most markets and back to the 1970s for the U.S.

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