MSCI is set to announce if it will upgrade Korea and Taiwan to developed-market status. We discuss the likely impact of the move with active managers, heads of ETF businesses and a consultant.
The firm has appointed Frank Henze to oversee its regional ETF expansion strategy. He was previously responsible for global ETF product development at HSBC in Europe.
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