Associate, MSCI Research
About the Contributor
Daniel Szabo is an MSCI researcher focused on risk management solutions and stress testing. He was previously a member of Blackrock's financial-markets advisory team. Daniel holds a bachelor’s degree in financial mathematics from Corvinus University of Budapest and a master’s degree in economics from Central European University.
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Blog posts by Daniel Szabo
How ‘Greenflation’ Could Impact Bond ReturnsJan 14, 2022 Thomas Verbraken , Daniel Szabo
Investors and policymakers are increasingly focused on the fact that a transition to a low-carbon economy could result in “greenflation,” which could put upward pressure on long-term interest rates and in turn lead to downward repricing of bond portfolios.
What Could a Rate Hike Mean for Portfolios?Jul 22, 2021 Daniel Szabo , Thomas Verbraken
Although the Federal Reserve may not begin raising rates anytime soon, U.S. and global markets are scrutinizing the Fed’s communications about the likely course of policy actions. We consider three scenarios for the timing of policy responses.
How Inflation Could Affect Multi-Asset-Class PortfoliosMar 3, 2021 Thomas Verbraken , Daniel Szabo
Market participants are hotly debating whether U.S. monetary and fiscal policy may cause inflation. We consider four scenarios — reflation, disinflation, an overheated economy and stagflation — and their potential impact on multi-asset-class portfolios.
Market-implied expectations indicate modest inflation. But some observers are concerned inflation may significantly rise, while others fear deflation. We discuss four inflation scenarios — and their potential implications for stocks and bonds.