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Research ReportMSCI Insights - March 2015
The newly titled MSCI Insights is a monthly publication where we provide commentary on the market using MSCI Barra Equity Models, the MSCI Macroeconomic Model, the RiskMetrics Factor Model and MSCI Indexes.
Research ReportHarvesting Equity Yield: Understanding Factor Investing
Ever since central banks slashed interest rates in response to the Global Financial Crisis, many institutional and retail investors turned to high dividend-paying equities to meet their needs for income. However, a naïve high-yielding equity strategy can expose itself to various “yield traps,” such as those stemming from temporarily high earnings, high payouts or low stock price. We find that the yield factor has tended to perform well during a structurally low and rising interest rate...
Research Report2022 年 ESG 趋势展望
Research ReportMSCI Barra Yearbook 2008
Research ReportReal Estate Market Size Report 2020/21
Real Estate Products & Services
Research ReportWhat’s Your Factor Footprint?
As the more alarmist discussion of factor meltdowns due to crowding has dissipated, institutional investors have turned toward understanding the investment capacity of factor-based strategies. The key question is to gauge how much capital can be invested in funds that replicate factor indexes before their return expectations diminish to unattractive levels. In this Research Insight, we use characteristics of factor indexes to gauge their capacity, using the MSCI Minimum Volatility Index as a...
Research ReportFactor Investing and ESG Integration
Integrating ESG criteria into equity portfolios raises important portfolio construction questions. For example, what is the impact of ESG on portfolio performance and characteristics? How does it alter the risk profile and the factor exposures of portfolios? How does it affect institutional investors’ ability to pursue their investment strategy? Our results show that integrating ESG criteria into passive strategies generally improved risk-adjusted performance over the period 2007 to...
Indexes ESG Products & Services Portfolio Management Analytics
Research ReportMSCI IndexMetrics® An Analytical Framework for Factor, ESG and Thematic Investing
MSCI introduced IndexMetrics® in 2013 as a lingua franca for evaluating and monitoring factor indexes along several dimensions, for a multiperspective analysis. As markets and investment processes continued to evolve, we have enhanced the IndexMetrics framework to keep it relevant. But the foundation remains: a framework designed to provide investors with quantitative measures along four dimensions — key metrics, performance, exposure and investability. Here, we provide an update to the...
Research ReportThe Protein Transformation: A Critical Driver of the Net-Zero Economy
Research ReportThe MSCI Multi-Asset Class Factor Model
Portfolio Management Analytics Risk Management Analytics BarraOne