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How Brexit may impact your portfolio

Although the consequences of the decision by U.K. voters to leave the European Union will unfold over time, one certainty is that institutional investors around the world will be analyzing the outcome to determine what it may mean for their portfolios and businesses.

MSCI has created a range of resources that bring investors insights and analytical tools to help them assess the effects of Brexit and its aftermath on markets, asset classes, investment strategies and the economy. Here is a rundown.

Why Brexit and Economic Exposure Matters

Why Brexit and Economic Exposure Matters

The performance of markets post-Brexit highlights the importance of capturing how companies across different industries are exposed to economic activity beyond their domestic borders.

Understanding geographic distribution of company revenues could enhance the investment decision processes for constructing and managing global portfolios.  Investors should also consider how tilting their portfolios towards stocks with higher international or domestic exposure, could impact their investments.

What Brexit may mean for London’s office market

What Brexit may mean for London’s office market

Though Brexit has roiled funds that invest in U.K. real estate, properties at risk of tenants moving workers to the EU represent a relatively modest share of the market for commercial property in the U.K., data from MSCI shows. Sebastien Lieblich, MSCI’s global head of real estate research, examines the exposures for investors.

Fallout from Brexit matching MSCI’s scenarios

Fallout from Brexit matching MSCI’s scenarios

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.

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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.