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China A-shares look set to eat into India's FPI flows this year

China is the world's second-largest market, after the US, in terms of market capitalisation


Samie Modak Mumbai
Shares listed in mainland China look set to eat into India’s share of global foreign portfolio investor (FPI) flows this year.  

While the inclusion of the so-called China-A shares in the global indices designed by MSCI and FTSE Russell has been talked about for many years, it will finally play out in a meaningful way in 2019.

Indices such as MSCI Emerging Market (EM), FTSE EM and FTSE Global All Cap are tracked by both passive and active funds, totaling trillions of dollars.

By August, the weightage of China-A shares is set to quadruple to 2.9 per cent from the

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First Published: Jan 30 2019 | 11:40 PM IST

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