Progress has been made in making China stocks more accessible, but obstacles remain before they can be included in emerging-market benchmarks, says index provider MSCI.
Shanghai data provider and California think tank link up to ease investment decision process.
China index market heats up as Shanghai exchange begins breach of contract case against FTSE Xinhua.
China desperately needs more indices but the joint venture will face a huge marketing challenge.
The China 25 is the first of a series of tradable China indices for foreign and domestic users.
The 50:50 joint venture plans to launch a series of indices for foreign and domestic investors of derivatives, index funds and exchange traded funds in China.