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Position Overview:
The MSCI Index Management Research Team is part of the MSCI Index Research Group and is responsible for the management and enhancements of all MSCI Indexes. This global team is currently located in Geneva, Mumbai, Hong Kong and Manila.
 
Scope of Responsibility:
Managing and enhancing the Core Indexes, including the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes (“GIMI”), globally. This includes:
  • 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.
  • Product Development: Collaborate with the New Product Development team in the research and development of new index products.
Desired Experience:
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience (e.g., equity research, investment management)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, econometrics or science/engineering field
  • CFA, FRM, MBA or MSc is an advantage
  • Good understanding of equity analysis and equity investment process
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge. Good knowledge of VBA is a plus.
  • Familiar with investment research and data vendors (e.g., Bloomberg, Reuters, Datastream, risk and portfolio management systems)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
 
Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.
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MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
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1800009L
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Full Time
Research
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