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MSCI BlogRE-EXAMINING THE TAX GAP FOR MSCI WORLD COMPANIES
Regulatory authorities are now taking a much tougher approach to corporate tax rates. Since we explored the topic in December 2013 (The ‘Tax Gap’ in the MSCI World), the regulatory outlook has shifted substantially.
MSCI BlogDO ENTRENCHED BOARDS HELP OR HURT STOCK PERFORMANCE?
Do entrenched boards help or hurt stock performance of publicly held companies? We found that the involvement of entrenched boards, particularly at family-dominated firms, was a positive attribute over the five-year period ending March 2015, in both the U.S. and emerging markets.
MSCI BlogBEYOND DIVESTMENT: USING LOW CARBON INDEXES
Climate change presents one of the biggest economic and political challenges of the 21st century, and yet investors are only starting to explore the effect these changes could have on financial assets. A key concern is the potential effect on portfolios of “carbon stranded assets.”
MSCI BlogESG TRENDS TO WATCH FOR 2015
We head into the new year with the backdrop of swooning oil prices and (re)newed geopolitical fault‐lines, juxtaposed against a return to growth in the US and emergence of the next generation of tech darlings.