09/28/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/28/2020 15:53
Financial professionals interested in learning more about this topic are invited to join Cboe for a webinar on September 30. Learn more and register below.
In August, the total market capitalizations for the MSCI EAFE Index and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index hit $14 trillion and $6.4 trillion, respectively. Additionally, the country weighting of China's stocks in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index grew to 42.5% last month. Interest in managing global risk exposure has grown in recent years, and investors may be interested in learning more about recent trends and strategies based on global indices.
Performance of Cboe MSCI Benchmark Indices
Cboe offers more than a dozen strategy benchmark indices that show the hypothetical performance of strategies that sell or buy options on the MSCI EAFE® Index (MXEA SM) or MSCI Emerging Markets Index (MXEF SM), including these six indices:
Since the inception of the price data history for these indices in March 2006, the BDEF and CMBOEF indices outgained both the MSCI EAFE Index and the $6.4 trillion MSCI Emerging Markets Index.
Wilshire Analytics White Paper Key Findings
The 2020 Wilshire Analytics white paper,Cboe MSCI Option Benchmark Analysis - Harvesting Premiums and Cushioning Multi-Currency Risk to Improve Diversification, analyzed the performance of select Cboe MSCI strategy benchmark indices. Key findings of the paper include:
Join us for a webinar on September 30
Financial professionals who are interested in learning more about these topics are invited to join a live 60-minute webinar hosted by Cboe Global Markets. Panelists will explore Managing Global Risk Exposure and Income Enhancement with MSCI EAFE® and EM Options, and examine options for managing and harnessing volatility in global equity portfolios.
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET
This webinar is available for Continuing Education (CE) credits. Learn more and register here.
CE CREDITS - The webinar is accepted for one hour of CFP®, CIPM®, RMA®, CIMC®, CIMA®, or CPWA® Continuing Education (CE) credit for webcast attendees. CFA Institute members may self-document their continuing professional development activities in their online CE tracker. This webinar is for financial professionals only and is closed to the general public.