The phased inclusion of domestic China A-shares in MSCI indices will open up more diversified opportunities in sectors such as consumer and healthcare, as well as potentially unleash $500bn of passive fund assets into the market, said fund managers as they welcomed last week's move.
Chinese A-shares, which trade in renminbi, were included in the MSCI indices for the first time on 1 June, with an initial 234 added and up to 5% set to be included this year. The first round of A-shares...
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