MSCI Inc. Postpones Release of Third Quarter Results and Investor Conference Call to November 6, 2012

  MSCI Inc. Postpones Release of Third Quarter Results and Investor Conference
  Call to November 6, 2012

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 30, 2012

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI),a leading provider of investment decision support
tools worldwide, including indices, portfolio risk and performance analytics
and corporate governance services, today announced that it will postpone the
release of its results for the third quarter 2012 ended September 30, 2012
from October 31, 2012 to November 6, 2012 as a result of the effects of
Hurricane Sandy in lower Manhattan.

Investors will have the opportunity to listen to MSCI Inc.'s senior management
review second quarter 2012 results on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 11:00 am
Eastern Time. To listen to the live event, visit the investor relations
section of MSCI's website, http://ir.msci.com/events.cfm, or dial
1-877-312-9206 within the United States. International callers dial
1-408-774-4001.

An audio recording of the conference call will be available on our website
approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event and will be
accessible through November 8, 2012. To listen to the recording, visit
http://ir.msci.com/events.cfm, or dial 1-855-859-2056 (passcode: 43175268)
within the United States. International callers dial 1-404-537-3406 (passcode:
43175268).

About MSCI

MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of investment decision support tools to
investors globally, including asset managers, banks, hedge funds and pension
funds. MSCI products and services include indices, portfolio risk and
performance analytics, and governance tools.

The company’s flagship product offerings are: the MSCI indices with
approximately USD 7 trillion estimated to be benchmarked to them on a
worldwide basis^1; Barra multi-asset class factor models, portfolio risk and
performance analytics; RiskMetrics multi-asset class market and credit risk
analytics; ISS governance research and outsourced proxy voting and reporting
services; and FEA valuation models and risk management software for the energy
and commodities markets. MSCI is headquartered in New York, with research and
commercial offices around the world. MSCI#IR

^1 As of June 30, 2011. Estimate based on eVestment, Lipper and Bloomberg data

For further information on MSCI, please visit our web site at www.msci.com

Contact:

MSCI Inc. Contact:
MSCI, New York
Edings Thibault, + 1.212.804.5273
or
Media Enquiries:
MHP Communications, London
Sally Todd | Jennifer Spivey, + 44.20.3128.8100
or
Abernathy MacGregor, New York
Patrick Clifford | Nick Connors, + 1.212.371.5999