China is so dominant that when A-shares are eventually included in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, the result could be a spate of very similar passive products.
The past few weeks have been somewhat of a roller-coaster ride for investors.
As the all-powerful government in China continues to see the stellar growth it had become used to in recent years ebbing away towards 6% and perhaps even below, it will inevitably reach for new levers to pull. Just as they once did with Western manufacturing, the Chinese are likely to be looking at the United […]
Montero achieved a total return of 41.37% on his portfolio of eight funds from April 2014 to April 2015. The showpiece of his portfolio is the Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X ETF Fund, a leveraged fund on the Chinese equity market. The fund took full advantage of the rally in Chinese equities following the […]
According to the group’s ETP Landscape publication, emerging market equity products saw $2.9bn in inflows during the month, as momentum for EM funds, particularly those with exposure to China and India picked up. As reasons for the growth in momentum, Blackrock cited the cautious tone of the Federal Reserve in March and April, hope for […]
MSCI’s recent decision to remove South Korea and Taiwan from its review list and exclude China’s A-shares from its EM index raises a few questions about how we should be thinking about emerging markets.
Expert Investor Europe’s latest research trip to Frankfurt revealed that fund selectors from Europe’s biggest market are stepping up their allocation to Asian equities again, signalling the bearish sentiment towards the asset class among European investors is changing. Earlier research this year in Norway, Sweden and Switzerland pointed in the same direction. Awarded by the […]
Appetite for emerging markets equities is approaching the lows recorded in mid-2011.