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Scrap Foreign Ownership Caps, Investor Group Tells China

March 30, 2019

An industry body representing global asset managers in Asia has urged China to lift foreign ownership caps in listed companies, two weeks after the restrictions disrupted overseas buying of a Chinese stock and just as foreign inflows are set to swell.

MSCI Appoints Interim Chief Financial Officer

March 11, 2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) (the “Company”), a leading provider of indexes and portfolio construction and risk management tools and services for global investors, announced today that Andrew C. Wiechmann, who has been serving as the Company’s Head of Strategy, Corporate Development and Investor Relations, has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective March 5, 2019. In connection with this appointment, Mr. Wiechmann is also now a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. Kathleen A. Winters has resigned from her roles as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of MSCI to become the Chief Financial Officer of a large global company. Her last day at the Company will be March 15, 2019. 

ATHEX Joins Consortium to Privatize Boursa Kuwait

February 18, 2019

The privatization process of Boursa Kuwait, organized by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) of Kuwait, will now count with the Athens Stock Exchange as a key participant. The Greek exchange will form a consortium with qualified local companies and provide technical, operational and business services to proceed to the final bidding process.