MSCI rolls out fixed income ESG and factor indexes

Green trees from above

Earlier this month saw index and research provider MSCI launch 15 investment grade USD-denominated corporate bond indexes based on ESG and Factors.

Hitendra Varsani, Factor Strategist at MSCI, explains that the launch of the two sets of fixed income indices was driven by client demand for targeted ESG and factor exposures in the fixed income space, as investors have begun to look more holistically at their portfolios and increasingly want to invest beyond equities.

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