For managers of global index portfolios this week, a big issue is whether or not MSCI will add China A-Shares to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (MXEF). MSCI plans to announce its 2017 Market Classification Review on Tuesday, June 20, shortly after 4:30 p.m. EDT.
A June 17 headline to a Barron’s story stated --
“Will China Gain Entry to MSCI Indexes? The giant indexer has said no three years in a row, but this time may be different. Approval would offer a nice boost to China’s[...]