Last Friday saw a number of China's A-shares included in MSCI's global and regional indices for the first time, writes Martin Gilbert, co-chief executive of Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Their inclusion has been a long time coming and it is the talk of the industry at the moment. This isn't surprising. As many as 230 of the yuan-quoted shares of mainland Chinese companies will be included...
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