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Tamas Hanis

Tamas Hanis

Vice President, MSCI Research

Tamas Hanis is a member of the MSCI research team that specializes in the pricing and risk modeling of various asset classes across MSCI analytics. Previously, he worked at UBS, where he researched and developed quantitative models for optimizing fixed-income portfolios. Tamas also held roles in equity derivatives at Goldman Sachs and fixed-income research at the Central Bank of Hungary. He has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Corvinus University and a master’s in quantitative finance from Bocconi University.

Research and Insights

Articles by Tamas Hanis

    A Conundrum for the Fed

    3 mins read Quick Take | Mar 15, 2023 | Thomas Verbraken, Tamas Hanis

    The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank triggered a sharp sell-off in the stocks and bonds of regional U.S. banks and a rally in Treasurys. All eyes are now on the Federal Reserve. Will it continue raising rates or pivot?

    Three Scenarios for Fed Policy, Inflation and Growth

    4 mins read Blog | Dec 15, 2022 | Andy Sparks, Tamas Hanis, Edina Szirmai

    Despite two months in a row of unexpectedly low inflation, the Fed once again raised rates this week. Amid considerable uncertainty over inflation and rate policy, we analyze three scenarios for the U.S. economy and their impact on diversified portfolios.

    Inflation, the Fed and the Rocky Road Ahead

    2 mins read Quick Take | Dec 8, 2022 | Tamas Hanis, Andy Sparks, Edina Szirmai

    Good cheer currently prevails in the bond market, as unexpectedly low inflation triggered one of the sharpest rallies of the past several years. But what does the Treasury market expect for inflation and the Federal Reserve’s rate policy in the coming months?

    Looking Beyond Japan to Understand Risks to the Yen

    7 mins read Blog | Sep 15, 2022 | Michael Hayes, Tamas Hanis

    By remaining steadfast in its commitment to zero yields, the Bank of Japan may have sacrificed the ability to control its own destiny. 

    Are Russian Stocks Worthless?

    3 mins read Blog | May 26, 2022 | Michael Hayes, Tamas Hanis, Zoltan Sass

    Investors in Russian securities have faced sizable hurdles trying to manage and value their positions. Our research of the CDS market suggests that Russian stocks are essentially worthless, in contrast to the prices listed on the Moscow Exchange.