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Anil Rao

Anil Rao
Executive Director, Equity Applied Research

About the Contributor

Anil Rao is an Executive Director in the Equity Applied Research team. He works with asset owners and managers on using MSCI indexes and analytics for portfolio management. Anil has an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and an MS from Columbia University. He holds a BS from the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Blog posts by Anil Rao

  1. When markets get volatile, stock prices can move very quickly in a short period. As we saw in the August 2007 “quant liquidity crunch”— now about to mark its 10-year anniversary — many quantitative equity managers could have benefitted from getting market insights in real time as they found themselves in crowded trades.

  2. How can asset owners integrate an equity factor allocation into their existing roster of active managers? There is no one answer that suits all. The response may be different for each asset owner, depending on its investment beliefs, goals and risk tolerance.

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