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While factor investing isn’t new, the way investors are accessing and using factors is changing, says Mark Carver, global head of factor index products at MSCI Inc. “The most common [mis]perception is that factors are new,” he says. “Factors are not new. Some of the strategies that today we bucket as factors have in fact […]

Progress increasing women on corporate boards in 2018 has been slow, with women holding 17.9 per cent of all directorships at MSCI ACWI index companies as of Oct. 16, 2018, up incrementally from 17.3 per cent in 2017, according to an MSCI Inc. progress report on women on corporate boards. Among MSCI world index companies, […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 15, 2019 January 12, 2021
  • 10:19

\MSCI Inc. and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development have collaborated on a joint research paper to facilitate discussions about how institutional investors can implement the UN’s sustainable development goals in their strategies. There are 17 sustainable development goals that aim to deal with challenges including climate change, income inequality and sustainable consumption. The target delivery dates […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 24, 2018 January 12, 2021
  • 10:31

Whether it’s Black Friday lineups or online shopping on Cyber Monday — investors may be questioning what the rise in online shopping means for brick-and-mortar retail investments. Will Robson, executive director and head of real estate applied research at MSCI Inc., wrote about this topic in a blog post earlier this year based on an […]

When looking for equity investments, how do changes in a company’s environmental, social and governance profile impact its stock price? This month, MSCI released a report called How Markets Price ESG, which found that changes in a companies’ ESG profile have been predictive of changes in stock prices. The study also found that equity markets […]

Get Ready for A Shares in the MSCI Index

What impact could A Shares have on the MSCI Emerging Market Index?

MSCI versus FTSE: Why they’re not the same

Small changes can make a big difference in underlying assets.

  • October 18, 2012 September 13, 2019
  • 09:43