China A-Shares Still on MSCI's Radar

Investors can access Chinese markets directly through options like the VanEck Vectors ChinaAMC SME-ChiNext ETF (NYSEArca: PEK), VanEck Vectors ChinaAMC CSI 300 ETF (NYSEArca: CNXT), iShares MSCI China A ETF (BATS: CNYA) and db X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares Fund (NYSEArca: ASHR).

PEK tracks the CSI 300 Index, which includes the 300 largest and most liquid stocks in the China A-shares market. CNXT includes the 100 largest China A-shares stocks listed on the Small and Medium Enterprise Board and the ChiNext Board of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. CNYA tracks an MSCI index composed of Chinese equities listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. ASHR also tracks A-shares taken from the CSI 300 Index.

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“The announcement comes after MSCI in June cited accessibility issues among the reasons its decided not to include mainland-listed stocks, or A-shares, in its global benchmark indexes, a blow to government efforts to raise the profile of the country’s markets and increase the international importance of the yuan. The results of the next index review are expected in June 2017,” according to Bloomberg.

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