Following the launch of ASHR last year, Deutsche Bank filed plans with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch a suite of China A-shares sector and market cap exchange traded funds to provide investors with direct access to various Chinese equity plays. The bank has filed plans for small-cap and consumer staples, financial services and technology equivalents, among other sectors, of ASHR. [More A-Shares ETFs Could Launch]

There has been talk that index provided MSCI could allow China A-shares into the MSCI Emerging Markets Index next year. Though expected to be gradual if it happens at allow, MSCI’s potential inclusion of China A-shares in the emerging markets index could eventually have the world’s second-largest economy accounting for almost 28% of the index. [Move to EM Index Could Lift A-Shares, ETFs]

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