MSCI’s Analytics products offer institutional investors an integrated view of risk and return. Our research-enhanced content and tools help institutional investors understand and control for market, credit, liquidity and counterparty risk across all major asset classes, spanning short, medium and long-term time horizons.

MSCI’s Analytics platform includes Barra multi-factor models; pricing models; methodologies for performance attribution; RiskMetrics models for statistical analysis, such as VaR; and tools for security analysis, portfolio optimization, back testing and stress testing.

Our global risk and performance engine is built for scale, enabling clients to conduct complex simulations and stress tests.

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MSCI is ranked top 3 risk technology provider and named buy-side category winner in the Chartis RiskTech 100® 2018 report. Now in its twelfth year, RiskTech100® is globally acknowledged as the most comprehensive independent study of the world’s major players in risk and compliance technology.

Jason Mirsky, Executive Director and head of analytics product in the Americas discusses key market needs for buy-side firms in 2018 and how MSCI can help address them



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