MSCI launched a set of more than 750 equity indexes that are calculated every 60 seconds, according to Rabbe Eckholm, executive director. The range of regional, country and sector indexes, to be calculated in real time, includes the MSCI World and EAFE indexes. "The 750 indexes span a broad range across global, regional and industry sectors, said Mr. Eckholm.
The product also includes a range of indexes for listed derivatives; it will be updated every 15 seconds and is designed specifically for trading. In Europe, where investment by sector is more common than in the United States, MSCI real-time indexes are available by industry group as well as by sector for the MSCI Europe and Emerging Markets indexes.