Managing Director, MSCI Research
About the Contributor
Sebastien Lieblich is Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Solutions within the Research & Product Development team at MSCI. The Equity Solutions Group’s specific focus is centered on client-directed research and involves designing, developing and delivering services and products. Mr. Lieblich specialized over the years in index construction and maintenance methodologies with a special focus on index rebalancing and market classification. He is also the chair of the MSCI Equity Index Committee and a regular member of MSCI Index Policy Committee.
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Blog posts by Sebastien Lieblich
Index Rebalancing During High Volatility: A Balancing ActMay 13, 2020 Abhishek Gupta , Pavlo Taranenko , Sebastien Lieblich
Significant volatility during COVID-19 highlights a need for index reconstitution, but some may worry about trading costs and excess turnover. We investigate the balance between appropriate market representation and avoiding high index turnover.
Amid recent worldwide political, economic and market uncertainty, how can you increase resilience of your real estate portfolio? The answer to this question boils down to prudent use of three simple portfolio construction strategies: Asset selection, sector allocation and global diversification.
Allocating to emerging markets: It depends on your view of the worldDec 12, 2016 Sebastien Lieblich
Emerging market equities have declined 5.4% since the U.S. elections on Nov. 8 (measured in U.S. dollars).¹ But they remain a significant source of the world’s stock-market capitalization and economic activity, constituting 11% of the global investable universe and 40% of the world’s wealth. How much do institutional investors want to allocate to this portion of the market?
The real story in the growth of global real estate lies below the surfaceJul 28, 2016 Sebastien Lieblich
The global market for professionally managed real estate investments grew marginally last year, reaching $7.1 trillion in 2015, up 2.8% from a year earlier, according to the latest annual survey by MSCI of the largest markets for real estate investment in 32 countries.