The index provider's plans to add China's government bonds into a key index will force investors to weigh decent yields against political risks and market constraints.
Investment experts discuss the US government's removal of certain Chinese firms from global benchmarks and don't expect the move to be reversed under Joe Biden any time soon.
US politician-led attempts to curb equity investment into China look set to struggle in the face of index providers raising the country in their index allocations over the next two years.
BlackRock's exchange-traded funds arm will list six international equity products next week, but does not intend to launch leveraged and inverse ETFs in Hong Kong or elsewhere.
The US fund house has been handed the largest single RQFII quota to add A-share exposure to its emerging market funds, despite China’s volatile equity market.
Market participants may be overlooking the importance of US asset manager Vanguard's move to steadily increase China A-share exposure in its emerging-market products.