Building Single-Factor Portfolios

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Abhishek Gupta, Executive Director, Equity Solutions Research shares best practices on strategically adding single factors to portfolios.

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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.

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