MSCI Beefs Up Fixed-Income Analytics, Modeling Suite

The upgrade comes ahead of the Barclays Point–Bloomberg Port integration.


MSCI has two fixed-income products that cover an array of functions. RiskMetrics, which MSCI bought in 2010, offers fixed-income analytics and datasets, pricing models, and granular drill-down. Barra, which has been part of MSCI since 2004, covers fixed-income factor models.

While the two products will still exist separately, Peter Shepard, head of fixed income and multi-asset class factor research for MSCI, tells WatersTechnology that with this latest upgrade, the factor models will be built on

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