Daniel F. Molnar is a member of MSCI’s risk management team focused on liquidity-related regulations and transaction-cost modeling. Before joining MSCI, he was a research assistant at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Central European University. Daniel holds a master’s degree in economics from Central European University.
Research and Insights
Articles by Daniel F. Molnar
What Would the SEC’s Liquidity Proposal Mean for Equity Funds?5 mins read Blog | Jan 27, 2023 |
The SEC recently proposed amendments to the liquidity classification of open-end investment funds, aimed at standardizing reporting practices. But under the proposed approach, many large equity funds could exceed regulatory limits.
SEC Liquidity Proposal: A Better Warning Signal?2 mins read Quick Take | Dec 5, 2022 |
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed liquidity-rule amendments aim to better prepare open-end investment funds for stressed conditions. But could the plan also produce unintended, counterintuitive results during volatile periods?
Chinese High-Yield Corporate Bonds Under Pressure4 mins read Blog | Jun 30, 2022 |
Bonds from Chinese property developers have come under severe distress, and the latest wave of COVID-19 lockdowns have had a heavy impact on China’s economy. How has the country’s corporate-bond market responded?
After Evergrande: Bond Liquidity of Chinese Property Developers4 mins read Blog | Nov 17, 2021 |
Evergrande, one of China’s largest and most indebted property developers, had a recent close brush with bankruptcy that generated considerable concern among global bond investors. In this time of distress, how has market liquidity responded?