MSCI Inc. has announced the launch of Risk Insights, the first module of a new analytics platform, MSCI Insights, that calculates, stores, and seamlessly delivers a broad range of risk measures to help investors identify trends and respond to rapid changes in markets. Institutional investors will be able to access a wide range of MSCI data and analytics through MSCI Insights, which will feature performance attribution, index data, ESG data, and Climate data modules. Additional MSCI Insights modules are slated for release in the fourth quarter of 2022 and in 2023.MSCI Risk Insights automates many analysis and reporting tasks usually performed manually by risk analysts.
Automation allows investors to quickly and effectively understand the overall level of risk in their portfolios, how that risk has changed, what caused the changes, and what actions can be taken to achieve their unique investment goals.MSCI Risk Insights provides investors with historical risk data and the ability to customize a set of dashboards delivered on the cloud containing a broad set of metrics including time-series risk, factor risk, and stress tests. These data visualizations can help investors seeking to: Find concncentrated positions, sectors, factors, or portfolios; Identify what contributeto a portfolioio's change in risk and understand the elements that drive the risk in those portfolios over time; Analyze how portfolios and their risk profiles have changed over different periods and regimes; and Pinpoint statistically significant outliers. MSCRisk k Insights fully leverages the same MSCI risk analytics used by hundreds ofhe large investors worldwidede.