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Raghu Suryanarayanan

Raghu Suryanarayanan
Executive Director, Multi-Asset Class Research

About the Contributor

Raghu Suryanarayanan is an executive director of research. He joined the company in 2007, focusing on investable factor-based strategy design, private asset class, macroeconomic risk and asset allocation research. Previously, he was an economist at Morgan Stanley. Raghu holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. His paper, “Efficient Replication of Factor Returns: Theory and Applications,” won the William Sharpe Best Index Related Research Paper Award.

Blog posts by Raghu Suryanarayanan

  1. A year that was marked by the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union and the United States’ surprise election of Donald J. Trump as president is ending with widespread uncertainty over systemic and geopolitical risk, inflation and economic growth. How can institutional investors address unconventional monetary and fiscal policies worldwide?

  2. On a quarterly basis, MSCI reviews the principal asset classes in the preceding three months through the prism of MSCI’s factor models, which are used by investors to manage risk and construct portfolios.

  3. The falloff in the price of a barrel of oil that began in June 2014 has highlighted how such fluctuations can affect economies and asset prices worldwide.

  4. The U.S. Federal Reserve is on the verge of raising short-term rates for the first time since the global financial markets crisis hit seven years ago.

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