MSCI Inc. announced that it will begin using the new Barra Global Equity Model (GEM2) in the construction of the…...
MSCI Minimum Volatility Indices and that it will consult with the investment community on potential methodology enhancements to the Minimum Volatility Indices. The MSCI Minimum Volatility Indices will begin using the new Barra Global Equity Model (GEM2) as of the close of November 30, 2009.
In addition, MSCI proposes to introduce certain enhancements to the existing methodology to further increase the investability and replicability of the Minimum Volatility Indices.
Source: ETFWorld – MSCI Inc