Liyu Zeng

Director, Global Research & Design
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Liyu Zeng is Director, Global Research & Design at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). In this role, Liyu’s main responsibility is in index design and research, covering global and regional indices, value and growth indices, thematic indices, dividend indices, corporate groups, GDP-weighted indices, equal-weighted indices, ADR indices, risk control indices, target risk indices, fundamental indices, leveraged and inversed indices, and fixed income indices.

Liyu Zeng joined S&P DJI in 2008. Before that, she worked for 2.5 years as a Senior Analyst in the Research Department of CITIC Securities and 2.5 years as an Index Operation VP at S&P/CITIC Index Information Services.

She holds an MBA degree from the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch and is a CFA charterholder.

Author Archives: Liyu Zeng

Does Value Enhance Quality Investing in China’s A-Share Market?

As discussed in my previous blog, quality investing has gained attraction in China, as high-quality stocks recorded remarkable performance in the first nine months of 2017.  As a result, the risk of paying too much for high-quality stocks has become a concern.  To address the issue, on Sept. 29, 2017 we launched the S&P China Read more […]

Are Quality Stocks Expensive in China?

Quality investing has been one of the most widely accepted investment philosophies.  The attractiveness of quality stocks stems from their defensive nature under distressed market conditions.  In China’s A-Share market, quality stocks have gained renewed attraction in 2017.  In the first nine months of 2017, the quality portfolio outperformed the other factor portfolios in absolute Read more […]

Does Low Volatility Enhance Dividend Investing in the Hong Kong Market?

As discussed in my previous blog, dividend investing has gained popularity across regions, driven by the low interest rate environment and aging demographics in different high income regions.  A similar trend is observed in China and Hong Kong.  Facilitated by the Hong Kong-Mainland Stock Connect programs, mainland market participants can more easily invest in the Read more […]

The Growth of Dividend Investing and Driving Forces

Dividend investing is an ever popular topic across different markets.  Market participants have been using ETFs to implement various dividend strategies for more than a decade.  The first dividend ETF, the iShares Select Dividend, was launched in 2003.  Nevertheless, dividend ETPs have experienced tremendous growth in assets since year-end 2009.  As of June 30, 2017, Read more […]