Frankfurt/Main, Germany, October 16, 2018 – China Europe International Exchange AG (CEINEX) welcomes the launch of the HSBC MSCI China A Inclusion UCITS ETF – the first of its kind to track the inclusion of domestic Chinese A-Shares in MSCI global benchmarks through the Stock Connect – on its marketplace in Frankfurt, which is a part of the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
The new HSBC ETF allows investors to easily allocate to China’s mainland markets via China A-Shares as their part in global portfolios increases.
ETF Name: HSBC MSCI China A Inclusion UCITS ETF
Asset Class: Equity Index ETF
Total Expense Ratio: 0.60% p.a.
Distribution Policy: distributing
Reference Index: MSCI China A Inclusion Index Net Total Return (M1CNA Index)
CHEN Zhiyong, Executive Board Member Product Development CEINEX, said “The inclusion of China A-Shares in global benchmarks is a significant recognition of how open China’s stock markets have become. We are very pleased to have one of the leading international financial institutions – HSBC Global Asset Management – onboard to provide this innovative ETF for global investors to track the inclusion of China A-Shares.”
Joseph Molloy, Head of Index and Systematic Equity Portfolio Management, HSBC Global Asset Management, commented: “The HSBC MSCI China A inclusion UCITS ETF gives foreign investors quick and easy access to mainland Chinese equities through China A shares, which were traditionally only available to mainland citizens. As the ETF is designed to track the progressive partial inclusion of China A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index over time, we believe it provides an excellent building block for investors to future-proof their portfolio using one single share.”
About China Europe International Exchange AG (CEINEX)
Based in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, CEINEX is a joint venture established by the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the Deutsche Börse Group, and the China Financial Futures Exchange. As the first marketplace for RMB-related and China-related investment products in the Chinese offshore market, it acts as a unique bridge between the Chinese and international financial markets. CEINEX is dedicated to providing reliable offshore RMB- and China-related financial instruments to investors, so as to promote RMB internationalization.
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