Sherifa Issifu

Analyst, Index Investment Strategy
S&P Dow Jones Indices
Biography

Sherifa Issifu is an Analyst, Index Investment Strategy at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). The group provides research and commentary on the entire S&P DJI product set, including U.S. and global equities, commodities, fixed income, and economic indices.

Prior to joining S&P DJI, Sherifa worked for Citigroup in Global Markets and Securities Services, where she focused on global macro strategy and corporate solutions.

Sherifa attended Cardiff University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and management studies.

Author Archives: Sherifa Issifu

New Heights for S&P/ASX Linked Volumes

Since its debut in April 2000, the S&P/ASX Index Series has served as the de facto measure of value and performance for the Australian stock market, becoming an integral part of the country’s market infrastructure. 2020 has tested the resilience of that infrastructure; as pandemic fears gripped financial markets, stocks ricocheted, and trading in index-linked Read more […]

Emerging Markets: Enter the Dragon

The 2010s proved to be a disappointing decade for the S&P Emerging BMI, at least in relative terms. With a few weeks to go until the finish line, the index stands at a total return of 50% in U.S. dollars, compared with 160% for the S&P Developed BMI, as of Dec. 16, 2019. Although emerging Read more […]