A Warning Shot on Equifax: Index Provider Flagged Security Issues Last Year
The Wall Street Journal: MSCI cautioned in an August 2016 report that Equifax was ill-prepared to face the ‘increasing frequency and sophistication of data breaches’.
A new report suggests a fundamental idea behind CEO pay could be ‘broken’
The Washington Post: In the world of executive compensation, one idea has long been considered gospel. Chief executive pay, companies say, is tied to the returns they produce for shareholders, and the "pay for performance" concept is used to defend the lofty stock-based compensation that makes up the majority of most large public companies' pay packages.
Companies That Perform Best Don’t Pay CEOs the Most
The Wall Street Journal: The study, from investment research firm MSCI Inc., compared 10 years of stock-market returns at 423 U.S. companies to the compensation their CEOs received over that period. It found highly paid CEOs among the worst performers and vice versa, even counting market gains on their equity compensation.
IHS, MSCI collaborate on liquidity tool
Fund Intelligence: Trading data provider IHS Markit and portfolio analytics firm MSCI are working together on a technology offering aimed at helping fund companies comply with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s so-called liquidity rule.
China’s MSCI constituents must meet environmental, social and governance ratings within two years
South China Morning Post: Global equity indices compiler also warns it’s not happy with current high level of trading suspensions.
Japan’s GPIF on the Hunt for More ESG Assets
Bloomberg: Henry Fernandez, chairman and chief executive officer at MSCI, discusses investing in socially responsible assets, the trends he's seeing, better corporate governance and dual class structures. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
MSCI Increases China A-shares to Emerging Market Index
CNBC: CNBC's Bob Pisani talks to Sebastien Lieblich, MSCI global head of index management research, about increasing China mainland stocks in its indices.
China Shares to Make up 0.7% of MSCI Index
Bloomberg: China's domestic equities will join MSCI's benchmark indexes after three failed attempts, a landmark step in the nation’s integration with the global financial system. MSCI Chairman and CEO Henry Fernandez weighs in on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."