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MSCI Barra unveils new equity portfolio management system

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MSCI has launched a new equity portfolio management tool for institutional investors. Barra Portfolio Manager is designed to help fund managers build, monitor and manager better equity portfolios. The firm describes its interactive user interface as “a cost-effective way to access a broad range of equity portfolio analytics, advanced workflow tools and high-quality data”.

The launch is part of a multi-year investment by MSCI in its portfolio management analytics business, which will be built out in phases. Future releases of Barra Portfolio Manager will add more capabilities for developing, testing and managing investment products. Over time, MSCI plans to