Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – April 2016

Country Ranking Trends Magni reviewed the protections on the rights of minority investors across the investible countries of the world. Countries where these rights are well protected have better governance and investors will perceive less risk when making equity investments. The review resulted in changes for six countries. Belgium, Indonesia, and the Philippines were downgraded, […]

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The “G” in ESG – Magni’s Perspective

March 2016 While the origin of Responsible Investing dates as far back as the 1500’s, in the 1960’s the term Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) was adopted. In the late 1990’s, SRI began to incorporate other factors, including environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG). The launch of the United Nation’s Principles of Responsible Investing (PRI) helped […]

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Is Saudi Arabia ready to Capitalize on Potential Upgrade to Emerging Market Status?

This article by CEO Kurt Lieberman originally appeared in Finance Forward, November 23, 2015. This article explores the readiness of Saudi Arabia to be included in the emerging markets and specifically compares it to the other majority Muslim countries in emerging markets– Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Qatar, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. In a recent article Magni […]

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Magni Becomes Signatory to United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2015 – As part of its pioneering work in country-level governance, Magni Global Asset Management (Magni) today announced that it has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The PRI is a global network of asset managers, owners and service providers working together to put […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – March 2015

Country Ranking There was one change in the Magni Country Scores from last month: Spain was upgraded (the update is described below). South Korea and Japan have seen their scores rise the most in the past 12 months, followed now by Spain as the third largest gainer in that time. Egypt and Thailand have been […]

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