Barra products help investment professionals - from quantitative teams to fundamental portfolio managers - identify, measure and control risk while bringing out the best in their own portfolio or firm-wide strategy. With industry-renowned models and technological innovation, Barra ensures that its products remain at the forefront of the industry.

Barra products include these elements:

  • a long data history and proprietary databases for financial instruments in all major global markets and asset classes
  • industry-standard models to predict risk for most of the world's publicly traded securities
  • software applications coupled with robust analytics tailored to the investment process


Barra Portfolio Manager - An integrated, flexible risk and performance platform designed to help build better portfolios

BarraOne - Flexible risk analysis in a web-based environment

Barra Optimizer - Enabling integration of the Barra optimization engine in your investment platform

Barra Extreme Risk - A new perspective on risk, focusing on extreme gains and losses in your investment strategy

Barra Cosmos - Advanced risk management for global fixed income portfolios

Barra Models - Industry leading multi-factor models