Qing Li

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

Qing Li is Director, Global Research & Design at S&P Dow Jones Indices. Qing is responsible for conceptualization, research, and design for global strategy, thematic, factor-based, and multi-asset indices.

Previously, Qing worked for Dow Jones Indexes (CME Group Index Services, LLC). Qing served as the director of alternative indices, where she oversaw product development and operations of hedge fund indices, private equity indices, and energy indices. Prior to that role, Qing held various roles, including establishing and expanding the Beijing office as director of index operations in the Asia-Pacific region, where she was responsible for the design and implementation of index products for Asia-Pacific markets.

Qing holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Sun Yat-sen University (also known as Zhongshan University) in China and an MBA from Rider University.

Author Archives: Qing Li

Using Free Cash Flow Yield to Find Sustainable Dividends

When a company makes profit, it may choose to reinvest all of its earnings (common for growing stage companies) or pay back some to its shareholders in the form of dividends (for more mature companies). For market participants who seek a steady income stream and potential dividend reinvestment opportunities, dividend strategies can be one potential Read more […]

Evaluating Value and Momentum Strategies in Latin American Markets

Factor investing has continued to gain momentum in recent years, but the strategy has been predominantly adopted in the developed markets, and research on factor-based strategies in emerging markets remains scarce.  Emerging markets (as measured by the S&P Emerging BMI) returned -13.52% in 2015 but recouped most of the losses in 2016 with a return Read more […]

Rising Rates Environment Doesn’t Hurt All REITs

In a positive sign for the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds target rate in December 2016 and penciled in another three hikes in 2017.  While investors may welcome higher interest rates earned from their cash deposits, high-yielding instruments that carry debt can be adversely affected due to higher borrowing costs.  Conventional Read more […]