MSCI Barra unveils MSCI Global Currency Indices

MSCI Barra, the Morgan Stanley subsidiary and provider of decision-support tools and portfolio risk and performance analytics, has launched the MSCI Global Currency Indices. The indexes may be licensed for use for portfolio management and benchmarking purposes, as well as to serve as the basis of structured products and other index-linked investment vehicles such as ETFs.According to the vendor, the MSCI Global Currency Indices reflect the performance of both the currency and interest-rate r