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Roman Kouzmenko

Roman Kouzmenko
Executive Director, MSCI Core Equity Research

About the Contributor

Roman Kouzmenko is an Executive Director in the MSCI Core Equity Research Team, which conducts proprietary research and strategic product development to address clients’ investment problems. Roman is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds an MSc in Mathematics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne.

Blog posts by Roman Kouzmenko

  1. U.S. and international equity markets fell sharply to close out 2018. The MSCI USA Index fell 15% in the fourth quarter alone. (It fell a total of 6% for the year.) As we previously examined, investors began rotating from cyclical sectors and factors to defensive ones in June. This pattern continued, in earnest, until October.

  2. Facebook’s privacy issues, Apple’s European tax woes and Amazon’s global ambitions are constantly in the news. And over the last few years, large U.S. technology companies, sometimes known as FAANG, have made up larger slices of the global equity market. Should their level of market concentration concern investors?

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