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Jun Wang

Jun Wang
Vice President, Equity Core Research

About the Contributor

Jun Wang is a Vice President in the Equity Core Research team at MSCI. His focus is on research and development of global, regional and single-country fundamental equity models. Previously, Jun explored experimental physics research in laser and radiofrequency spectroscopy of molecular systems at Yale University. Jun received his Ph.D. in Physics from Yale University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China. Jun is a CFA charterholder.

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  1. BLOG

    The coronavirus market impact spreads globally 

    Mar 5, 2020 Jun Wang , Jay Yao , George Bonne

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    Fear of a coronavirus pandemic and ensuing economic impacts caused sharp drops in global markets after an initially mild response. We look at recent performance from a factor perspective and how quickly factor returns and volatility reverted in past crises.

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    The coronavirus epidemic: Implications for markets 

    Feb 12, 2020 Zhen Wei , Jun Wang , Thomas Verbraken

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    The toll from the coronavirus has been felt throughout societies, leading to repercussions on the global economy and financial markets. We examine investor impact through markets’ economic exposures to China and factors and by stress testing portfolios.

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    Did FAANG stocks lead the US stock market drop? 

    Oct 15, 2018 Andrei Morozov , Jun Wang

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    Fears of a global slowdown have sent U.S. stock markets plummeting recently. Given FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) have been a dominant force in driving U.S. market performance higher over the past few years, did these stocks lead the market’s downward trajectory?

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    Managing Risk Over Different Investment Horizons 

    Sep 25, 2018 Jun Wang , Andrei Morozov

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    Given high market valuations, some investors worry that a market pullback may be at hand. We saw markets gyrate earlier this year — what if volatility returns? How investors respond to changing market conditions may depend on their time horizons.

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