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“Chinese shares to transform emerging market investing” – Financial Times – May 31, 2018

On May 31, 2018 the Financial Times covered MSCI’s inclusion of China’s A shares in its benchmark emerging markets index.  As the byline explains, “(a)dding 233 companies to MSCI Emerging Markets index will connect China’s market to the world.” This is only the first step in a major transformation of emerging market investing. /According to […]

“Exchanges maturing in ESG leadership as nine-in-ten embrace sustainability – new WFE survey out today” – World Federation of Exchanges – May 17, 2018

The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced on May 17, 2018 the publication of “its fourth annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) survey of members, which shows nearly 90% of member exchanges are embracing sustainability initiatives.  Key highlights include: Overall, 88% of member exchanges now embrace some form of ESG initiative, and 42% of exchanges […]