Morgan Stanley to Webcast Annual Shareholders Meeting

New York, April 20, 2004 — This presentation by Morgan Stanley is copyrighted and proprietary, and all rights are reserved. Any recording, rebroadcast or other use of this presentation, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Morgan Stanley is prohibited.

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This presentation may contain forward-looking statements. These statements, which reflect management's beliefs and expectations, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. For a discussion of the risks and uncertainties that may affect the Company's future results, please see "Forward-Looking Statements" immediately preceding Part I, Item 1, "Certain Factors Affecting Results of Operations" under "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in Part II, Item 7, and "Competition" and "Regulation" in Part I, Item 1 of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended November 30, 2003, and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for fiscal 2004.

The presentation may also include certain non-GAAP financial measures. The reconciliation of such measures to the comparable GAAP figures are included in our Annual Reports on Form 10-K, our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and our current reports on 8-K, which are available on our Web site at www.morganstanley.com.

A live and on-demand webcast from our offices in Purchase, New York will be available on Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at 11:00 a.m. EDT.

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