MSCI Barra launches hedge fund model

MSCI Barra, a New York-based indexing and analytics firm, has launched the Barra Hedge Fund Model, which quantifies a hedge fund's market risk and the risks associated with a fund's strategy and style. "There are a number of ways to measure hedge fund risk, but they are not always compatible with looking at risk of traditional investments," says Jonathan Hudacko, a product manager at MSCI Barra, whose clients have been beta-testing the model for about a year. "Our clients, particularly pension

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