The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia), in particular, is likely to deepen its reach, having already boosted its A-share holdings in the first half of the year.
Kuwait Investment Authority obtained an additional $500 million QFII quota in January. Ten other institutions were beneficiaries, including Korea's central bank.
The arm of the Singapore state fund has become the third institution to exceed $1 billion in qualified foreign institutional investor quota. There were also other chunky QFII handouts last month.
Bank Negara Malaysia becomes the eighth manager to hit $1 billion in QFII quota after receiving $600 million in Safe's July batch. Ontario Teachers is among the other winners.