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China A shares set to get boost from MSCI inclusion

The decision to admit shares to the MSCI emerging markets index greeted as a symbolic victory for Chinese authorities

MSCI's move "will help the A share market attract broader attention and participation of international investors", Yannan Chenye, head of China equities research at Harvest Global Investments in Hong Kong, was quoted by Bloomberg as saying.


THE inclusion of 222 Chinese A shares in the MSCI emerging markets index, confirmed overnight on Tuesday in New York, takes the development of China's stock markets and renminbi internationalisation a significant step further forward, analysts say.

The decision to add the...