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Using total portfolio management to gain China, ESG exposure
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... uncertain world order. Global investors' portfolios to date are still highly geographically concentrated. If you look at MSCI ACWI, it has a weight of 60% to the US and a weight of less than 5% to China ... "We will say that by adding Chinese assets ...
The conundrum of ESG in emerging markets
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... the end of September, compared to -0.91% for the wider Emerging Markets index to the same date . By comparison, the MSCI ACWI had a year to date return of 1.77% and the MSCI World index had a return of 2.12%. It has long been a perception that ESG data ...
Do founder-led listed companies outperform on E, S and G metrics?
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... research companies with controlling shareholders and companies that are family-owned, and examined companies on the MSCI ACWI index that has either a significant shareholder with a greater than 50% share of the company and companies that are founder ...
Evidence links ESG performance to company, fund performance in crisis
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2020  |  NEWS
... such as the S&P 500 and FTSE 100, have experienced their worst quarter since 1987. The MSCI All Country World Index (MSCI ACWI), an index of equities from developed and emerging markets, fell by a third from its peak in early February to its quarterly ...
Factor investing such as ESG strategies can be wise approach: AXA IM
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2019  |  NEWS
... incurring lower volatility than a capitalised weighted benchmark." For the full year 2018, the Fund outperformed the MSCI ACWI ex-Australia index by 4.90% gross of fees, AXA IM said.
Russell Investments launches Low Carbon Global Shares Fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 OCT 2017  |  NEWS
... Low Carbon Global Shares Fund, designed to reduce the exposure to carbon emissions and carbon reserves by 50% of the MSCI ACWI benchmark. James Harwood, portfolio manager, Russell Investments The fund uses Russell Investment's proprietary decarbonisation ...
BHP Billiton ESG downgrade prompts asset owner questions: MSCI
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 OCT 2016  |  NEWS
... rating which represents more the financial and material risk that BHP is exposed to." Asset owners and managers that use MSCI ACWI and screen out red flagged companies or companies that have poor ESG ratings could be in a position where they have to ...
AXA IM SmartBeta fund receives local recognition
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 AUG 2016  |  NEWS
... to be less than the benchmark." Since launching in August 2015, the fund has returned 18.4% p.a., outperforming its MSCI ACWI benchmark by 4.69%. "The interest is driven by both -some clients are driven by the ESG characteristics of the strategy, while ...
Companies, investors assessing Sustainable Development Goals
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2016  |  NEWS
... developing their tools and approaches to asses and rate work on the Sustainable Development Goals. MSCI has launched the MSCI ACWI Sustainable Impact Index and MSCI ESG, which are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, and both products allow ...
AXA IM Smart Beta fund certified by RIAA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2016  |  NEWS
... weighting schemes,' AXA IM said. The fund was launched in August 2014, and the fully ESG-integrated fund is 5% ahead of the MSCI ACWI benchmark, the fund manager added. RIAA's certification 'reinforced AXA IM's long-standing commitment to responsible ...
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