‘ China ’

CICC and Krane launch China internet ETF

Apr 9th, 2018 | By
CICC KraneShares CSI China Internet Index ETF is now listed on SEHK.

China International Capital Corporation and Krane Funds Advisors have launched their first joint ETF, the CICC KraneShares CSI China Internet Index ETF. Listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, the ETF offers investors exposure to Chinese internet companies.



Lyxor launches low cost Asian emerging markets equity ETF

Apr 3rd, 2018 | By
Emerging Asia ETFs set for growth and re-rating

Lyxor has launched the Lyxor MSCI Emerging Markets Asia UCITS ETF on the London, Frankfurt and Milan exchanges. The new ETF offers exposure to Asian emerging market equities by tracking the MSCI Emerging Markets Asia Index, and with a total expense ratio of just 12 bps becomes Europe’s cheapest EM ETF.



Nikko AM: Continued global economic and equity reflation

Mar 26th, 2018 | By
John Vail, chief global strategist, Nikko Asset Management.

By John Vail, chief global strategist, Nikko Asset Management.

We believe that the G-3 and Chinese economies will perform strongly, in line with consensus expectations, while we expect central banks to reduce their accommodation similarly to consensus expectations. With such as the backdrop, we expect bond yields to rise mildly, the USD to be relatively flat and equity markets to rise quite a bit further.



First Trust reorganizes Taiwan ETF; to track Indian equities instead

Mar 20th, 2018 | By
First Trust changes the objective of its Taiwan ETF to India

First Trust Advisors has announced that the Nasdaq-listed First Trust Taiwan AlphaDEX ETF (FTW US) will effectively cease to exist, with the vehicle being reorganised to pursue a new investment objective – tracking Indian equities – effective on or about 17 April 2018.



China Southern launches ETF on HSCEI

Mar 16th, 2018 | By
EGA launches EM ex China ETF

China Southern Asset Management has launched a new ETF on the Shenzen Stock Exchange. The ETF tracks the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI). The HSCEI is formed of 50 equity securities and offers broad exposure to large-cap Chinese companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.



MSCI unveils 12 new China indices in preparation for A-share inclusion

Mar 14th, 2018 | By
Theodore Niggli, head of APAC index products, MSCI

MSCI has launched 12 new China equity indices to help investors prepare for the next step of the China A-Share inclusion process. Theodore Niggli, head of APAC index products, MSCI, commented, “We are proud to announce the launch of this new suite of China indices. 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.”



VanEck: China bond appeal grows with possible index inclusion

Feb 22nd, 2018 | By
VanEck: China bond appeal grows with possible index inclusion

By Fran Rodilosso, head of fixed income ETF portfolio management at VanEck.

International bond investors will soon need to consider a greater role for Chinese debt in their portfolios as the country’s bonds are likely to enter emerging markets and global bond indices in the near to medium term.



China’s 2018 economic growth focus: Quality over quantity

Feb 7th, 2018 | By
Physical China A-share ETFs go head to head

By Jack Jiang, senior ETF specialist at ICBC Credit Suisse Asset Management (International).

The Central Economic Work Conference (CEWC) was held in Beijing on 18-20 December 2017 and, as the first CEWC after the Nineteenth Party Congress, it set the tone for China’s central government’s economic policies in 2018. They are crucial to the long-term development of the world’s second-largest economy.



MSCI’s country and factor equity indices all positive in January

Feb 6th, 2018 | By
Direxion introduces lightly leveraged “Portfolio+” ETF suite

MSCI has reported that its country and factor equity indices were all positive in January, with China leading the way up 12.5%.



MSCI reveals top index performers for December and FY 2017

Feb 1st, 2018 | By
MSCI reveals top index performers for 2017

China topped the list of best-performing country equity indices during 2017; information technology lead the sector indices; and momentum came out on top among factors, according to data from index provider MSCI.