Izzy Wang

Analyst, Strategy and Volatility Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Izzy Wang is an Analyst, Strategy and Volatility Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). Her field focuses on alternate beta strategies, including factor-based indices, dividends, and volatility, as well as quantitative, thematic, and asset-allocation strategies. In her role, Izzy works closely with S&P DJI’s Sales, Marketing, and Global Research & Design departments to bring new ideas to market.

Prior to her current role, Izzy was a research assistant at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. She also has one year of experience in external auditing and financial reporting at KPMG Hong Kong.

Izzy holds an M.Soc.Sc. in applied economics from the National University of Singapore and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with first class honors from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Author Archives: Izzy Wang

JPX/S&P CAPEX & Human Capital Index: Linking CAPEX and Human Capital to Investment Opportunity

Human capital, physical capital, and technology have been widely recognized as a fundamental source of economic growth.[1] Dating back to the 1960s and early 1970s, when we saw a rapid increase in educated workers, facilities, and technological catch-up, Japan’s “economic miracle” emerged along with impressive GDP and per capita output growth.[2] Nowadays, these factors are Read more […]

Using the S&P/JPX Dividend Aristocrats® to Invest in Japanese Dividend Growers

While some dividend-paying companies give out occasional and unsustainable dividends, dividend-growing companies—such as household names like Coca-Cola, Exxon Mobile, and AT&T in the U.S.—provide steadily increasing dividend payouts every year. These long-standing dividend growers are called “Dividend Aristocrats,” and there are two reasons for it. First, with successful business operations and disciplined financial management, they Read more […]