Morgan Stanley’s Enhanced Research App Lets Institutional Clients View Investment Research With Greater Ease than Ever Before - Anytime, Anywhere

Upgraded App Now Available for iPad, iPhone and Android; Enhances User Experience with Improved Functionality

New York —

 

Less than one year after launching its pioneering Research app for mobile devices, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced an enhanced version that allows institutional clients worldwide to view its investment research with greater ease than ever – anytime, anywhere.  With one in eight Morgan Stanley clients now accessing research on their mobile devices, Morgan Stanley continues to innovate and improve the app in response to user feedback.  The enhanced app, now available for free on the App Store and the Android Market, offers institutional clients:

  • Easier navigation of signature research products and features like Blue Papers, Best Ideas, Investment Perspectives and Risk-Reward Essentials – among others
  • Easier search, filtering and browsing of research by keyword or report type 
  • Greater portability: Users can now download and save reports more easily for offline reading anytime, anywhere.

“In the 10 months since Morgan Stanley introduced its industry-leading Research app for mobile devices, the feedback and utilization by clients has been tremendous,” said Barry Hurewitz, Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Research.  “The new version gives clients greater control with faster, more precise search capabilities.  We are proud to continue delivering on our goal of making research available to clients when they need it, where they need it and how they need it.”

 

Since its launch in August 2010, nearly 60,000 people have downloaded the Morgan Stanley Research app and more than 12 percent of clients are using their mobile devices to access Morgan Stanley Research.  Globally, Morgan Stanley Research covers 2,800 stocks as well as economics, fixed income and currency markets worldwide.

The app continues to offer clients the Risk-Reward Essentials for which Morgan Stanley Research is known: market intelligence to identify the investor debates driving a stock; scenarios accounting for a full range of plausible outcomes; and evidence-based research that helps investors maximize the returns for the risks they choose to take.

The Morgan Stanley Research App is available for free at the App Store for iPhone or iPad and at the Android Market by searching for "Morgan Stanley Research”.

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.  The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,300 offices in 42 countries.  For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

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