China, Stress Testing, and Factors: Market impacts during market crisis: Part 1

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  • 05 mins 31 secs
Mark Carver and Raina Oberoi, Managing Directors, MSCI discuss the economic and market impacts of coronavirus. This is a three part video series which covers:
  • Current situation related to past epidemics and crisis – Part 1
  • How stress testing portfolios can help investors during these times – Part 2
  • How equity factors are behaving during current market volatility - Part 3


Factor Investing

In the realm of investing, a factor is any characteristic that can explain the risk and return performance of an asset. For over 40 years MSCI, starting with Barra, has researched factors to determine their effects on long term equity performance. MSCI has developed Factor Indexes and Factor Models in consultation with the world’s largest investors and has research backed by four decades of Factor data compiled by a 200+ global research team.