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Jain Vipul

Jain Vipul

Vice President, MSCI Research

Vipul Jain serves on the MSCI research team that investigates the use of data-science techniques and alternative datasets to solve investment problems. Previously, Vipul worked as a quantitative portfolio manager with Motilal Oswal Financial Services, where he managed algorithmic-trading strategies in equity derivatives. Vipul received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras and is a CFA charterholder.

Research and Insights

Articles by Jain Vipul

    Is There a Filings Factor?

    Research Report | Aug 6, 2021 | Kunal Jha , Jain Vipul

    The language in regulatory filings typically changes little from one period to the next. However, when filings have big changes, it may indicate new material information that may have implications for future business outcomes.

    Research Insight - Riding on Momentum

    Research Report | Dec 15, 2015 | Abhishek Gupta , Dimitris Melas , Imre Balint , Jain Vipul

    Momentum, the tendency of past winners to continue to do well in the near future, is used widely in risk models, quantitative strategies and, more recently, as the basis for factor indexes aiming to replicate the performance of this pervasive factor. But the academic definition of momentum is extremely difficult to implement because it tends to lead to high volatility exposure and excessive portfolio turnover. Our approach involves selecting securities based on risk-adjusted performance and...