Inclusion of Chinese Shares in MSCI Emerging Market Index Leaves Retail Investors Unmoved

Last month, U.S. index provider MSCI Inc. announced it would add domestic Chinese equities to its global emerging markets benchmark index. By some estimate, MSCI’s decision to add the “A” shares to its Emerging Markets Index could move as much as $400 billion of funds from asset managers, pension funds and insurers to mainland China’s…

 

Forgotten By Some, Inflation Is Far From Gone

In an article for InvestmentNews, Rusty Vanneman reminds investors to be mindful of inflation. The reason being is that, although inflation has been a non-issue for the last several years, there are some signs that inflation may be starting to return. The Core Consumer Price Index (Core CPI) is nearing 2% year-over-year growth, ignoring food…