MSCI indexing offers a modern, seamless and fully integrated approach to measuring the full equity opportunity set, with no gaps or overlaps. The Modern Index Strategy enables the construction and monitoring of portfolios in a cohesive and complete manner, avoiding benchmark misfit and uncompensated risks. At the core is MSCI's index methodology, which provides consistent treatment across all markets and ensures best practices in investability, replicability and cost efficiency.
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Our business is based on helping our clients succeed
We have remained a market leader by expanding and enhancing our index offering to reflect the evolving and complex needs of the institutional investment community – with groundbreaking new products, innovative research, high quality data and dedicated client support.
MSCI has been at the forefront of index construction and maintenance for more than 40 years, launching its first global equity indexes in 1969. Today we are more focused than ever on our clients' business needs and on delivering the quality and innovation they need to navigate increasingly complex markets.
The index matters
Using an index in the investment process that accurately and consistently measures the full opportunity set is key to fully understanding and capturing all the unique drivers of risk and return.
THE MSCI ADVANTAGE
1 As of June 30, 2016, as reported on Sept 30, 2016 by eVestment, Morningstar and Bloomberg.
2 Based on P&I report published in May 2016 and MSCI clients as of December 2016.
3 As of Sept 30, 2016; defined as each share class of an exchange traded fund, as identified by a separate Bloomberg ticker. Only primary listings, and not cross-listings, are counted.
4 As of Dec 2015, according to Intersec LLC.