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  1. BLOG

    The Paris Climate Deal: Implications for Companies 

    Dec 15, 2015 Laura Nishikawa

    ESG Research

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    Global listed companies’ current carbon reduction targets fall well short of the proposed aggregate emissions target announced in the Paris climate deal, suggesting that countries may impose tougher regulations.

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    RIDING ON MOMENTUM 

    Dec 15, 2015 Dimitris Melas

    Factor Investing

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    Momentum, the tendency of past winners to continue to do well in the near future, is used widely in risk models and in quantitative strategies. Recently, momentum has also been the basis for factor indexes aiming to replicate the performance of this pervasive factor.

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    THE DIVIDEND YIELD FACTOR: DEFYING CONVENTIONAL WISDOM 

    Dec 15, 2015 Zhen Wei

    Factor Investing

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    Ever since central banks slashed interest rates in response to the Global Financial Crisis, investors have been searching for yield.

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    THE FED RATE HIKE 

    Dec 14, 2015 Raghu Suryanarayanan

    Integrated Risk Management

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    The U.S. Federal Reserve is on the verge of raising short-term rates for the first time since the global financial markets crisis hit seven years ago.

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    RAISING MINIMUM GOVERNANCE STANDARDS 

    Dec 4, 2015 Linda-Eling Lee

    ESG Research

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    Institutional investors concerned with excessive investor and corporate focus on short-term results are seeking to improve minimum corporate governance standards of their portfolio companies.

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    Women on Boards: Global Trends in Gender Diversity 

    Nov 30, 2015 Linda-Eling Lee

    ESG Research

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    Many institutional investors are increasingly focused on the gender composition of company boards, according to our research. Some studies show significant outperformance by companies with women on boards, though no one can show a direct link between the two.

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    STRESS TESTING A CHINA HARD LANDING 

    Oct 22, 2015 Carlo Acerbi

    Integrated Risk Management

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    The decline in Chinese equities and commodity prices this summer renewed investor concerns about a possible economic hard landing in the Asian giant. In particular, the 8.5% market plunge on August 24 spread fear into global markets that continues to this time.

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    MULTI-ASSET CLASS RISK: SEEING THE FOREST AND THE TREES 

    Oct 1, 2015 Peter Shepard

    Integrated Risk Management

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    As investors shift toward global, multi-asset class strategies from narrower mandates, the number of dimensions to manage is rapidly increasing. This complexity requires seeing both the forest and the trees. Investors need a multi-asset class view of the markets, but they also need to understand the unique drivers of risk and return within each market.

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    FLIGHT TO QUALITY 

    Sep 21, 2015 Chin Ping Chia

    Factor Investing

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    The quality factor has demonstrated long-term outperformance against the market, but it has not received the same attention as the value, size or momentum factors.

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    UNDERSTANDING PRIVATE REAL ESTATE 

    Sep 15, 2015 Peter Shepard

    Real Estate Investing

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    Private real estate and other real assets have become a major component of many institutional investors’ portfolios in recent years, but risk management has lagged. A wide range of proxies and assumptions have stood in place of a solid risk management framework, with perhaps the most common risk model being … nothing.

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