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Alex Johnson

Alex Johnson

Executive Director, MSCI Research

Alex serves on the team focused on hedge-fund and broker-dealer clients. He oversees the technical relationship with clients of MSCI’s analytics solutions. Prior to joining MSCI, Alex worked for 15 years in risk management at asset-management companies, including positions at Fidelity and Allianz Global Investors. Alex holds a doctorate in physics and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics — both from the University of London.

Research and Insights

Articles by Alex Johnson

    Understanding the Industry-Momentum Factor

    Blog | Aug 19, 2020 | Alex Johnson, Simon Minovitsky

    When COVID-19 first swept through global equity markets, many factors exhibited unprecedented performance swings. How could institutional investors interpret the industry-momentum factor’s moves in the context of the underlying market dynamics?