How China Pressured MSCI to Add Its Market to Major Benchmark

The move raises questions about the independence of MSCI as the index giant wields increasing market power. Last summer, the world’s largest index provider added stocks in China to one of its most prominent global benchmarks, leading billions of dollars to flow into Chinese shares and advancing China’s plans to draw more foreign investors toRead More

China’s looming great wall of debt may have ‘major global implications’

While many countries struggled following the 2008 global financial crisis, China appeared as though it had largely escaped unscathed. Key points: China’s rising levels of debt mostly attributed to a “credit boom” post GFC Many large infrastructures are struggling to generate positive revenue Chinese local government debt has been called an “iceberg” with “titanic risks”Read More