Russia Faces Specter of Index Demotion...Again

In August, S&P announced it would ot remove Russian stocks from the firm’s various benchmarks following the aforementioned consultation. [S&P Keeps Russian Stocks in its Indices]

“Another option MSCI is considering is replacing local Russian stocks with more-liquid foreign depository receipts for those shares,” according to the Journal.

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ETF Trends editorial team contributed to this article. Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of EEM.