Senior Analyst, Product Management, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Hugo Barrera is Senior Analyst, Product Management at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). His field focuses on alternate beta strategies, including factor-based indices and dividends, as well as quantitative strategies. In his role, Hugo works closely with the Sales, Marketing and Global Research & Design departments to bring new ideas to market.
Prior to his current role, Hugo was at MSCI for almost five years, where he worked on multiple sales-oriented projects across regions. While at MSCI, he worked closely with the Sales, Finance and Legal departments to finalize deals for asset managers.Hugo holds a bachelor’s degree from the Universidad de Monterrey in accounting and finance. He also holds a master’s degree in investment banking and capital markets from the IÉSEG School of Management.
Plagued by the novel coronavirus pandemic and election uncertainty, 2020 was a year that many are happy to forget. Nonetheless, the S&P 500® finished strong, up 12.15% for the fourth quarter and 18.40% for the year, driven largely by newly developed vaccines and aggressive economic stimulus measures. In the fourth quarter, yields on the U.S….