MSCI to Add China Shares to Indexes, Opening Market to More Foreign Investors
The Wall Street Journal: China’s efforts to open up its markets to global investors won a long-awaited endorsement when MSCI Inc. said it would add Chinese shares to its emerging-markets index.
China gains entry to MSCI’s $1.6tn emerging markets benchmark
Financial Times: Chinese stocks have gained direct entry to MSCI’s global benchmark equity index for the first time, marking a milestone in Beijing’s efforts to draw international funds into the world’s second-largest market.
China Will Be Part of a Popular Stock Index, Opening the Door to Foreign Money
The New York Times: The index provider MSCI announced in New York on Tuesday that it would add domestic Chinese stocks to its influential emerging markets benchmark.
Investors Sharpen Focus on Social and Environmental Risks to Stocks
The New York Times: Pfizer stock was riding high in June 2015, up 128 percent in five years, making it the second-most valuable American drug maker. Nine out of 10 Wall Street research analysts recommended that investors hold it in their portfolio, if not buy more.
Real Estate Strikes Out on Its Own in the Stock Indexes
The New York Times: A change is coming at the end of the month in the way stock indexes are classified. Real estate, now part of the broader financials category, will go out on its own.