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Brexit moves a step closer: Take stock of your portfolio

With Boris Johnson’s historic election victory, Brexit is now a giant step closer to reality.

MSCI has created a range of resources to help investors assess the effects of Brexit and its aftermath on markets, asset classes, investment strategies and the economy.

Stress testing Brexit: Deal or no deal?

Stress testing Brexit: Deal or no deal?

Brexit has roiled markets since U.K. voters chose “leave” in the June 2016 referendum. We used our stress-testing model to examine how markets could react to deal and no-deal scenarios.

Brexit and the MSCI indexes: questions and answers

Brexit and the MSCI indexes: questions and answers

The results of the referendum will not have any immediate impact on the maintenance of MSCI Indexes, which will reflect the exit of the U.K. from the EU when this becomes effective.

Brexit, Black Wednesday and Real Estate’s Currency Risk

Brexit, Black Wednesday and Real Estate’s Currency Risk

When investors buy overseas real estate, they inevitably take on foreign-exchange exposure. The resulting currency-market dislocations resulted in near-term losses for some investors, but also created attractive opportunities for investors to buy real estate exposure in the U.K.

What would a “No deal” Brexit mean for markets?

What would a “No deal” Brexit mean for markets?

The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union reverberated across financial markets in roughly ways that MSCI has anticipated. Changes in bond yields and equity returns within the first day of trading following the vote fell within the range of two possible outcomes modeled last March by MSCI. Thomas Verbraken of MSCI’s risk research group reviews both scenarios in a webinar convened on June 27. Listen to the webinar here.

Updates

How the Brexit vote may impact your portfolio

How the Brexit vote may impact your portfolio

The Brexit vote has stirred up markets and upped systemic risk for Britain. The question now is whether the ripples will continue and how they may or may not intensify.

What the rise in populism may mean for your portfolio

What the rise in populism may mean for your portfolio

The decision by a majority of U.K. voters to leave the European Union shines a light on fissures between perceived winners and losers from globalized markets.

Brexit and the MSCI indexes: questions and answers

Brexit and the MSCI indexes: questions and answers

The results of the referendum will not have any immediate impact on the maintenance of MSCI Indexes, which will reflect the exit of the U.K. from the EU when that becomes effective.