Far fewer Chinese stocks than planned will be initially included in MSCI's emerging markets indexes. Some suggest the firm may have felt compelled to relax certain criteria.
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It may be time to book profit in mainland equities amid slowing economic momentum and tighter liquidity conditions, despite MSCI's decision to include A shares in its EM indexes.
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