MSCI herclassificeert de MSCI Russia-indexen van opkomende markten naar status op zichzelf staande markten
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), een toonaangevende leverancier van cruciale beslissingsondersteunende tools en diensten voor de wereldwijde investeringsgemeenschap, heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat de MSCI Russia-indexen zullen worden geherclassificeerd van opkomende markten naar stand-alone markten . Het herclassificatiebesluit zal in één stap worden geïmplementeerd voor alle MSCI-indexen, inclusief standaard-, aangepaste en afgeleide indexen, tegen een prijs die feitelijk nul is en met ingang van 9 maart 2022.
Op 28 februari 2022 lanceerde MSCI een consultatie met internationale institutionele beleggers over de toegankelijkheid en belegbaarheid van de Russische aandelenmarkt. Tijdens de raadpleging ontving MSCI feedback van een groot aantal wereldwijde marktdeelnemers, waaronder vermogensbezitters, vermogensbeheerders, makelaars en beurzen, waarbij een overweldigende meerderheid bevestigde dat de Russische aandelenmarkt momenteel niet belegbaar is en dat Russische effecten uit de markt moeten worden gehaald. MSCI-indexen voor opkomende markten.
MSCI to Reclassify the MSCI Russia Indexes from Emerging Markets to Standalone Markets Status
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that the MSCI Russia Indexes will be reclassified from Emerging Markets to Standalone Markets status. The reclassification decision will be implemented in one step across all MSCI Indexes, including standard, custom and derived indexes, at a price that is effectively zero and as of the close of March 9, 2022.
On February 28, 2022, MSCI launched a consultation with international institutional investors on the accessibility and investability of the Russian equity market. During the consultation, MSCI received feedback from a large number of global market participants, including asset owners, asset managers, broker dealers, and exchanges with an overwhelming majority confirming that the Russian equity market is currently uninvestable and that Russian securities should be removed from the MSCI Emerging Markets Indexes.
Consultation participants highlighted several recent negative developments that led to a material deterioration in the accessibility of the Russian equity market to international institutional investors, to such an extent that it does not meet the Market Accessibility requirements for Emerging Markets classification as per the MSCI Market Classification Framework.
To assist investors in their planning for the implementation of the reclassification decision, MSCI already calculates more than 100 global and regional indexes that exclude Russia, for example, MSCI Emerging Markets ex Russia, MSCI ACWI ex Russia, MSCI EM EMEA ex Russia, MSCI EM Eastern Europe ex Russia, etc. The full list of MSCI ex Russia Indexes is available on request.
MSCI will continue to monitor market developments and may issue additional guidance or announce further changes relevant to specific indexes, if necessary.
MSCI reminds users of its indexes for any purpose, including both indexed and active management, that they are responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable sanctions and any other rules, regulations, prohibitions, laws and other restrictions applicable to their portfolios, trading and other investment activity.
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