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MSCI Inc (MSCI.N)

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‍MSCI ‍Says Two Securities Will Be Added To And One Security Will Be Deleted From MSCI ACWI Index​
Monday, 12 Feb 2018 05:47pm EST 

Feb 12 (Reuters) - Msci Inc ::‍MSCI EQUITY INDEXES FEBRUARY 2018 INDEX REVIEW​.MSCI INC - ‍TWO SECURITIES WILL BE ADDED TO AND ONE SECURITY WILL BE DELETED FROM MSCI ACWI INDEX​.MSCI INC - ‍ALL CHANGES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED AS OF CLOSE OF FEBRUARY 28, 2018​.MSCI INC - ‍TWO ADDITIONS IN MSCI EMERGING MARKETS INDEX WILL BE CIFI HOLDINGS GROUP CO. (CHINA) AND EASTERN COMPANY (EGYPT)​.MSCI INC - ‍THERE WILL BE NO ADDITIONS TO MSCI WORLD INDEX​.  Full Article

MSCI Reports Qtrly Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.15
Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 07:01am EST 

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Msci Inc ::MSCI REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL-YEAR 2017.Q4 REVENUE $334.8 MILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $332 MILLION.‍FULL-YEAR 2018 TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $725 MILLION TO $750 MILLION​.‍FULL-YEAR 2018 ADJUSTED EBITDA EXPENSES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $645 MILLION TO $665 MILLION.​.‍FULL-YEAR 2018 CAPEX IS EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $40 MILLION TO $50 MILLION​.‍FULL-YEAR 2018 NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES IS EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $490 MILLION TO $540 MILLION​.‍FULL-YEAR 2018 FREE CASH FLOW IS EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $440 MILLION TO $500 MILLION​.QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.70.QTRLY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.15.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.00, REVENUE VIEW $333.7 MILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.QUARTER-END AUM OF $744.3 BILLION IN ETFS LINKED TO MSCI INDEXES, UP 54.6 PERCENT.MSCI - AUM OF $807.2 BILLION AS OF JAN. 30, 2018.  Full Article

MSCI says to broaden consultation on treatment of non-voting shares in equity benchmarks
Friday, 3 Nov 2017 10:00am EDT 

Nov 3 (Reuters) - MSCI Inc ::MSCI to broaden consultation on treatment of non-voting shares in equity benchmarks.To widen consultation on treatment of shares with no voting rights within MSCI equity indexes, to discuss treatment of unequal voting structures.Will temporarily treat securities of companies exhibiting unequal voting structures as ineligible for addition to MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index‍​.Consultation to focus on issues of applying “one share, one vote” to investment opportunity set of international institutional investors.Will temporarily treat securities of companies exhibiting unequal voting structures as ineligible for addition to MSCI US Investable Market 2500 Index‍​.  Full Article

MSCI Inc Q3 revenue $322.1 million
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 07:00am EDT 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - MSCI Inc :MSCI reports financial results for third quarter and nine months 2017.Q3 revenue $322.1 million versus i/b/e/s view $323 million.Record quarter-end AUM of $674.3 billion in ETFs linked to MSCI indexes; increase of 42.0% compared to Q3 2016 AUM​.Says FY17 ‍capex is expected to be in range of $40 million to $50 million​.Qtrly earnings per share $0.93‍​.Qtrly adjusted earnings per share $1.00 ‍​.FY2017 earnings per share view $3.80, revenue view $1.27 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2017 free cash flow expected to be in the range of $310 million to $370 mln‍​.  Full Article

MSCI reports Q2 adjusted earnings per share $0.95
Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 07:00am EDT 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - MSCI Inc :MSCI reports financial results for second quarter and six months 2017.Q2 revenue rose 8.8 percent to $316.1 million.Qtrly earnings per share ‍$ 0.89​; qtrly adjusted earnings per share $0.95.MSCI Inc says ‍capex is expected to be in range of $40 million to $50 million for FY 2017​.MSCI Inc says ‍total operating expenses are now expected to be in range of $690 million to $700 million for FY 2017​.MSCI Inc says ‍adjusted EBITDA expenses are now expected to be in range of $605 million to $615 million for FY 2017​.  Full Article

Moody's says inclusion of China shares in MSCI Index will attract global capital inflows into Chinese equity markets
Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017 06:45am EDT 

June 21 (Reuters) - Moody's::Moody's says first ever inclusion of china shares in MSCI Index will attract global capital inflows into Chinese equity markets.Moody's says inclusion of China A-shares by MSCI significant because it marks first time that Chinese stocks will be included in key benchmark index.Moody's says inclusion of china A-shares by MSCI paves way for global capital inflows into China's A-shares by linking stocks to most dominant trend in asset management.Moody's says decision by MSCI to include China's A-shares into MSCI Index is also positive for passive funds & managers such as Blackrock, FIL Ltd.Moody's says inclusion of China A-shares in MSCI EM Index will allow funds to better satisfy investor demand for broad-based index exposure to China's economy.Moody's says inclusion of China A-shares in MSCI EM Index will enable investors to build additional strategies using the domestic Chinese market.Moody's says ongoing regulatory liberalization in China's onshore market will lead to a full index inclusion of A-shares in next few years.  Full Article

MSCI says inflows to reach $340 bln if all China A shares included in futures
Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017 08:43pm EDT 

June 21 (Reuters) - * MSCI Inc. expects initial inflows following partial inclusion of A share to be around $17 billion to $18 billion :* Inflows could reach around $340 billion if China A shares fully included in futures, according to an MSCI executive.* Expects roughly 450 large-and-mid-cap A shares under full inclusion, the executive says, adding it is "very difficult to say" on timeline for further China A share inclusion.* Investors strongly urge Chinese exchanges, regulators to consider additional measures to curb share suspensions - executive.  Full Article

BlackRock's Emily Fletchter comments on MSCI decision on Argentina, Saudi Arabia
Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017 05:19pm EDT 

June 20 (Reuters) - BlackRock's Emily Fletchter::Says decision by MSCI to not upgrade Argentina to Emerging Markets status may be a disappointment to some market participants.Says remind investors of "substantial" positive macro-economic changes Argentina witnessed over recent years.Says Argentina government has made good progress in "dismantling the protectionist structures" of economy, addressing currency controls.Says Argentine market remains attractive; believe it is still a "compelling investment destination" for long-term investors.Says "welcome" MSCI’s decision to launch a review on whether to include Saudi Arabia into MSCI Emerging Markets index.Says while Saudi Arabia's upgrade by MSCI expected to take place in 2019, MSCI has ability to potentially accelerate timeline.Says view decision by MSCI on Saudi Arabia as positive given long-term growth opportunities in Saudi Arabian equity market.  Full Article

MSCI Q1 revenue rose 8 percent to $301.2 million
Thursday, 4 May 2017 07:05am EDT 

May 4 (Reuters) - Msci Inc ::Msci reports financial results for first quarter 2017.Q1 revenue rose 8 percent to $301.2 million.MSCI Inc qtrly adjusted eps $ 0.88.Q1 adjusted earnings per share $0.88.MSCI Inc qtrly diluted eps $ 0.80.Q1 earnings per share view $0.85 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Msci Inc - full-year 2017 capex is expected to be in range of $40 million to $50 million.Q1 revenue view $303.9 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.MSCI Inc - full-year 2017 free cash flow is expected to be in range of $310 million to $370 million.  Full Article

MSCI CEO Henry Fernandez's FY 2016 total compensation was $22.2 mln vs $6.4 mln in FY 2015 - SEC Filing
Friday, 24 Mar 2017 05:21pm EDT 

MSCI Inc : CEO Henry Fernandez's FY 2016 total compensation was $22.2 million versus $6.4 million in FY 2015 - SEC Filing .CEO Henry Fernandez's FY 2016 total compensation includes $19.7 million of stock awards.  Full Article

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BlackRock wants regulators to address unequal voting rights

BOSTON BlackRock Inc on Thursday called on securities regulators to set international standards for shareholder voting rights, suggesting they resolve one of the thorniest debates in corporate governance.