The financial services company believes that its recent tie-up with a private asset data firm will enable it to offer greater clarity and persuade asset owners to invest more in alternatives.
External managers are obliged to comply with greenhouse gas emission rules, forming part of the Ping An's efforts to lift ESG standards in China.
MSCI continues to monitor China’s ongoing market reforms as well as what investors are looking for in terms of international best practice.
MSCI strives to power better investment decisions enabling the investment community to increase their exposure to Chinese equities by giving them more access to A shares.
Coal Pension Trustees, which manages £21 billion in assets, is about to select two fund houses to run China onshore equity portfolios, reflecting its rising focus on Asia.
In eight months time, Chinese A-shares will make up 3.3% of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. It is likely to spur capital flows and the development of A-share futures.