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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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – August 2015

Country Ranking Magni Research left scores for all countries unchanged last month. Information received in the last month reconfirmed existing scores. The recent trend regarding year-over-year changes continued with the scores of South Korea, Japan, Spain and Philippines rising the most, while the scores of United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, New […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – July 2015

Country Ranking Magni Research upgraded Philippines for its progress in implementing improvements to its Fiscal Policy. The upgrade move Philippines up 5 places in relative rank, though it is still relatively low ranked with scores comparable to India, yet behind Indonesia. Both the United States and Mexico were reviewed for changes in their adherence to […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – May 2015

Country Ranking Magni research updated their evaluations of each country’s scores related to shareholder protections, including corporate governance and insolvency. This review resulted in changes to the scores of 26 of the 47 countries Magni evaluates. Although most of the changes were modest, Canada saw it’s score for these criteria rise meaningfully, while France and […]

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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – April 2015

Country Ranking There were no changes in the Magni Country Scores from last month. According to the Magni country rankings for adherence to Sustainable Wealth Creation (SWC) principles, the five highest-ranked countries remain: United Kingdom, Sweden, Canada, Norway and Germany. The five lowest-ranked countries based on SWC principles remain: Taiwan, China, UAE, Qatar and Egypt. […]

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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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Monthly Investment and Research Commentary – February 2015

Country Ranking Magni Research left scores for all countries unchanged last month. Information received in the last month reconfirmed existing scores. The recent trend regarding year-over-year changes continued with the scores of South Korea, Japan, Spain and Philippines rising the most, while the scores of United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, New […]

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Is Greece a Buying Opportunity? – Follow Up to December Article

Saint Paul, Minnesota – January 28, 2015 – Greece is once again making news headlines. In late December, Magni published an article asking if Greece is a buying opportunity. Since then the situation in Greece has mostly followed the path we discussed in the December article. The SYRIZA party won the election, yet did not […]

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Global Trends – November 2013

Global Trends: Volume 1, Issue 3 Global Trends: Analysis MSCI Reclassification Greece and Fiscal Policy Transparency Standard Spotlight: Greece and Fiscal Policy Transparency Download Here: Magni Global Trends – Vol 1 Issue 3

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