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  1. Oct 13, 2015

    MSCI Risk Monitor: RiskMetrics Global - October 2015
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  2. Oct 12, 2015

    Global Equity Market Watch - October 2015
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  3. Oct 12, 2015

    MSCI Risk Monitor: RiskMetrics Europe - October 2015
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Award winning research paper

Brett Hammond, an MSCI Managing Director and a multi-asset class researcher, was one of the authors of the paper. It won the Outstanding Article Award at the 16th Annual Bernstein Fabozzi / Jacobs Levy Awards hosted by the Journal of Portfolio Management.

US Total Market Model Suite

The US Total Market Model Suite includes factor structures that are aligned with multiple investment horizons, marking a new era for advancing the standard for measuring and managing risk.

Factor investing

Equity factor investing was pioneered in the 1970s based on the research, data and analytics created by Barra – today part of MSCI. We continue to be break new ground in factor research and create indexes that track the performance of six key factors.