Associate Director, Fixed Income Product Management, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Catalina Zota is Associate Director, Fixed Income Product Management at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). Her focus is on managing American and global bond index families that are part of S&P DJI’s Growth & Development suite of fixed income indices. She works closely with the sales and research departments to develop new product initiatives across the Americas region, including domestic, emerging markets and global fixed income asset classes.
Previously, Catalina was a Data Scientist at Lord Abbett, where she was responsible for risk analytics model development. Prior to that, she held various client-oriented roles focused on analytics for asset and wealth management.Catalina holds a Bachelor of Science in biomedical engineering from University of Rochester, and an MBA from Hofstra University with a concentration in finance and marketing. Her hobbies include photography, traveling and Argentine tango.
Year-to-date, global stock and bond market returns have been mired in red. The picture has been consistent across the various bond and equity sectors, except for Energy and Utilities stocks, posting YTD returns of 48.8% and 5.5%, respectively. Before this Energy rally, the iBoxx MSCI ESG Advanced USD Liquid Investment Grade (IG) Index was launched…