UBS Asset Management has launched the UBS ETF (IE) MSCI China A SF UCITS ETF, which seeks to give access to the onshore Chinese equity market.
Replicating the MSCI China A index, the ETF will target large and mid-cap firms across Chinese securities listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges.
A recent rebalance of the MSCI Emerging Markets index saw China A shares representation increase to 4% of the index.
The fund is listed on the London Stock Exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange and Deutsche Börse with a total expense ratio of 0.3%.
Andrew Walsh, head of ETF and passive specialists, UK & Ireland, said: "China's significant role in the global economy means allocations to the country are no longer a niche investing approach. Given its weight, we believe China should be treated as a standalone allocation of its own.
"Therefore, access to Chinese equities is of significant value to ETF investors seeking to augment and diversify their portfolios into a critical source of potential growth."