How MSCI FaCS Can Help Investors

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  • 07 mins 31 secs
Mo Haghbin, Head of Product, Beta Solutions for Oppenheimer Funds highlights the biggest challenges to factor investing are and how investors can gain further insight into factor exposures by using MSCI FaCS and the Factor Box. Mark Carver, Global Head of Factor Index Products for MSCI explains the importance of factors and how MSCI FaCS can help compare factor exposures of ETFs.


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.