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MSCI Inc. (MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, today announced the launch of 12 new indexes that will expand MSCI’s China index offering to prepare global investors for the next step of the China A inclusion process.
On June 20, 2017, MSCI announced it would partially include the large cap China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and the MSCI ACWI Index. With A shares to be partially included effective June 1, 2018, the MSCI China Indexes will cover all share types of Chinese companies listed globally.
“We are proud to announce the launch of this new suite of China indexes. With the increased liberalization and internationalization of the China market, investors have expressed a clear need for more insight and tools to make better informed investment decisions. MSCI is committed to providing a full suite of innovative products, including Indexes, Risk Models and ESG ratings to assist in this area,” said Theodore Niggli, head of APAC index products, MSCI.
The new MSCI China A Indexes reflect the China A shares opportunity set, and follow the MSCI Global Investable Markets Indexes Methodology and the Stock Connect eligibility constraints for large cap and mid cap companies. These indexes expand the range of the MSCI China All Shares Indexes that represent the opportunity set of the integrated MCSI China equity universe where China A shares are fully represented. The new indexes also broaden the range of the MSCI China A International Indexes which represent the A share component of the MSCI China All Shares index, excluding the Stock Connect eligibility constraints.
The 12 new China indexes are:
|MSCI Index Code||MSCI Index Name|
|718708||MSCI China A Index|
|718709||MSCI China A Large Cap Index|
|718710||MSCI China A Mid Cap Index|
|718711||MSCI China A RMB Index|
|718712||MSCI China A Large Cap RMB Index|
|718713||MSCI China A Mid Cap RMB Index|
|718847||MSCI China All Shares Large Cap Index|
|718848||MSCI China All Shares Mid Cap Index|
|718874||MSCI China All Shares SMID Cap Index|
|718849||MSCI China A International Large Cap Index|
|718850||MSCI China A International Mid Cap Index|
|718875||MSCI China A International Smid Cap Index|
For more information visit: www.msci.com/china.
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