The MSCI China Indexes consist of a range of country, composite and non-domestic indexes for the Chinese market, intended for both international and domestic investors, including Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors (QDII) and Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) licensees. All indexes are based on the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes (GIMI) Methodology.

The MSCI China Indexes consist of a range of country, composite, domestic and non-domestic indexes, including: 

  • the flagship MSCI China A Index
  • the MSCI All China Index, a representative sample for the entire Chinese investment universe, combining A, B, H, Red Chip and P Chip share classes as well as US and Singapore-listed Chinese securities
  • the MSCI Overseas China Index, capturing the investable universe of Chinese securities outside Greater China, covering Chinese shares (including ADRs) listed on the NYSE Euronext - New York, NASDAQ, New York AMEX and the Singapore Exchange 
  • the MSCI International China Index, covering Chinese securities accessible to non-domestic investors (B, H, Red Chip and P Chip share classes and Chinese securities listed in the US and Singapore)
  • the MSCI Golden Dragon Index, consisting of Chinese securities (B, H, Red Chip and P Chip share classes) and non-domestic Chinese securities listed in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

 

MSCI China A Investable Market Index (IMI) Index 

The MSCI China A IMI Index provides comprehensive coverage of large, mid and small cap segments and is constructed using the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes Methodology. It is designed to be used as a performance benchmark for a broad range of clients investing in the A share market. Style and sector indexes are also available.

MSCI China Index and MSCI Hong Kong Index

The MSCI China and the MSCI Hong Kong Indexes provide coverage of the large and mid cap segments in each market and are constructed according to the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes Methodology. The MSCI China Index is part of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, while the MSCI Hong Kong Index is part of the MSCI World Index.

MSCI Overseas China Index

The MSCI Overseas China Index covers the investable universe of Chinese securities outside Greater China, covering Chinese securities (including ADRs) listed on the NYSE Euronext - New York, NASDAQ, New York AMEX and the Singapore Exchange. It follows the MSCI Global Investable Market Indexes Methodology with additional explicit rules to exclude reverse mergers and SGX Watch List companies.

MSCI International China Index

The MSCI International China Index combines the MSCI China Index and the MSCI Overseas China Index to provide a comprehensive representation of the Chinese market accessible to non-domestic investors.

Composite Indexes

The MSCI composite indexes for China aim to reflect the investment opportunity set of combined domestic and non-domestic China equity markets. The most comprehensive of these indexes is the MSCI All China + MSCI HK + MSCI Taiwan Index, which combines the MSCI China, MSCI China A, MSCI Overseas China, MSCI Hong Kong and the MSCI Taiwan Indexes.

MSCI China Indexes