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Neeraj Dabake

Neeraj Dabake

Executive Director, Equity Solutions Research

Neeraj is a senior member of the Index Management Research Team that is responsible for the ongoing management of the MSCI indexes, including index rebalancing, methodology enhancements and public consultations. Previously, Neeraj worked in the equity research group at JP Morgan, focusing on the oil and gas and utilities sectors. Neeraj has a Masters in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and is a CFA charterholder.

Research and Insights

Articles by Neeraj Dabake

    Robust Selection Paid Dividends

    Blog | May 22, 2020 | Neeraj Dabake, Ankit Shah

    Dividend cuts following the COVID-19 slowdown led to approximately USD 194 billion of lost dividends between February and April 2020. An approach that looked beyond dividend-yield ranking would have avoided some affected companies, based on our analysis.

    Factor investing in Saudi Arabia: size matters

    5 mins read Blog | May 7, 2019 | Saurabh Katiyar, Neeraj Dabake

    Foreign interest has risen in Saudi Arabia following the easing of foreign-ownership limits. Our analysis shows investors would have benefited by controlling for exposure to small-cap companies.

    The new GICS Communication Services sector

    Research Report | Sep 14, 2018 | Neeraj Dabake, Craig Feldman

    We detail the biggest-ever structural change to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) in terms of market capitalization impact: the Telecommunication Services sector being broadened significantly and renamed Communication Services. This reflects the fact that the way people communicate, share information and entertain themselves – and the way companies have responded to this new dynamic – is significantly and fundamentally different as a result of the rapid convergence between...