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API Developer Portal

Programmatic access to Morgan Stanley Data and Services. 

Morgan Stanley invites you to explore our catalog of APIs as the basis of new innovative solutions. The Developer Portal allows you, our institutional clients and third-party partners to leverage our APIs; Increase the speed of data access and directly integrate our services into your systems and processes.

Services Offered

Connect to a variety of API products offered by Morgan Stanley from your own platform. Explore and integrate throughout key decision points across the trade lifecycle.

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Pre-Trade

Timely in-depth analysis of companies, industries, markets & world economies. Access the underlying data that powers Morgan Stanley’s industry leading research, including our powerful what-if analytical tool set.

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Execution

Access to world class execution across asset classes.

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Post-Trade

Automate processing and track the status of post trade actions across the transaction lifecycle. Access live and point-in-time reporting along with cutting edge margin, cash management, risk analytics and portfolio analysis tools.

Open Standards and API Security

Morgan Stanley REST APIs are built to the Open API Specification supporting tooling and code generation in all major languages. Morgan Stanley APIs aim to follow the Microsoft API Guidelines to support active dialog and a basis for structuring our APIs in an open style.

Morgan Stanley secures APIs using OAuth 2.0 and the protocol’s support for strong certificate-based exchange. Visit our API Developer Blog (authenticated page hosted on Developer Portal) for more detailed technical background and information.

Morgan Stanley is a participant and contributor to the Fintech Open Source  foundation. We welcome collaboration and discussion on API standards and security across our industry for the benefit of our clients.

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Build your first application in 5 easy steps

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We have streamlined the API discovery, development and deployment process, just follow these steps to get started: 

  1. Request an invitation to the Morgan Stanley API Developer Portal 

  2. Browse and execute API queries against our sandbox environment

  3. Build your application based on code samples using your sandbox credentials

  4. When you are ready to go live, use our self-service tools to set up your application and request access to your chosen APIs

  5. Once access is approved, configure production settings on your application and Go Live!