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MSCI Insights Gallery archive, a dynamic new destination that helps investors understand the changing markets through informative, interactive data visualization, powered by MSCI tools and research.
MSCI BlogHow Might Inflation Impact Funding Ratios?
We analyzed two multiperiod inflation scenarios to understand how the funding ratios of defined-benefit pension funds could evolve in each and what they could mean for a pension fund in terms of special contributions over the next 10 years.
MSCI BlogESG Trends to Watch for 2022
As the world’s biggest companies work toward net-zero, corporations ask: What do we do about our suppliers? Meanwhile, ESG investing truly has gone mainstream (with the regulatory attention to prove it). We review these trends and emerging risks.
MSCI BlogEyeing the Crowds from Multiple Perspectives
We observed historically notable crowding across factors, industries and stocks through the first half of 2021. Examining crowding from multiple perspectives and incorporating multiple data elements provides investors a more holistic view.
MSCI BlogActive-Management Opportunities in a Disperse Market
Disperse markets have historically provided opportunities for active managers to outperform their respective benchmarks. We showed that, based on historical trends, CSV helped shed light on identifying where the dispersion was greatest.
MSCI BlogFinding the Sentiment Hidden in Regulatory Filings
Using natural language processing techniques, we constructed a sentiment factor that quantifies changes in the tone and content of company filings, and may be an indicator of future risks facing a company.
MSCI BlogUsing Factors As a Magnifying Glass for Equities
Factors have been shown to be important systematic sources of risk and return. We examine how factor analysis can help identify investment characteristics that lie beneath the surface of seemingly similar stocks and equity portfolios.