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The MSCI Index Management Research Team is part of the MSCI Research Group and is responsible for the management and enhancements of all MSCI Indexes. This global team is currently located in New York, Geneva, Mumbai, Hong Kong and Manila.

  • Managing and enhancing the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes (“GIMI”) for the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, including:
  • Index Policy Research :  Conduct research on index related topics such as investability of equity markets, industry classification and regulatory structure. 
  • Recommend methodology enhancements for GIMI to the equity decision committee in close consultation with leading investment management firms.
  • Index Implementation and Monitoring : In coordination with other global teams, maintain and rebalance the indexes in accordance with the GIMI methodology. 
  • Undertake index construction and maintenance for countries in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, including the quarterly rebalancing of indexes, review of the structure of equity markets, the analysis and recommendation of securities for index additions and/or deletions.
  • Market Accessibility and Classification Review : Monitor relevant country developments globally (e.g., equity market accessibility, regulations, political and economic developments) and recommend market accessibility rating adjustments as well as market classification (i.e., Developed Market, Emerging Market, Frontier Market) changes

  • Minimum of 1 year relevant work experience (e.g., equity research, investment management)
  • Good understanding of equity analysis and equity investment process
  • Bachelor's Degree in finance, econometrics or science/engineering field
  • CFA, FRM, MBA or M Sc is an advantage
  • Fluency in English
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge. Good knowledge of VBA is a plus.
  • Familiar with investment research and data vendors (e.g., Bloomberg, Reuters, Factset, risk and portfolio management systems)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

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Mumbai, India
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