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Are You Underweight Chinese Stocks? Pros and Cons of Investing in China

Are You Underweight Chinese Stocks? Pros and Cons of Investing in China

Update: 2021-01-20
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Most global stock ETFs, funds and indices have only about 5% invested in China even though China has the second-largest economy in the world. What are the pros and cons of increasing your allocation to Chinese stocks.

Topics covered include:

  • Why has China's economy rebounded faster than other countries
  • What are Chinese A-share stocks
  • How large are China's economy and stock market
  • What are four threats that could derail the performance of Chinese stocks
  • How individuals can invest in China's stock market including A-shares


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Show Notes

Chinese shares: should you increase the amount in your portfolio? by Sam Dickens—IG Group

China A-Shares Definition by Troy Segal—Investopedia

China’s Economy Powers Ahead While the Rest of the World Reels by Stella Yifan Xie, Eun-Young Jeong and Mike Cherney—The Wall Street Journal

China Still Grew and Fueled Its Rise as Covid-19 Shook the Global Economy by Jonathan Cheng—The Wall Street Journal

With Americans Stuck at Home, Trade With China Roars Back by Ana Swanson—The New York Times

Buffett Indicator: China Stock Market Valuations and Expected Future Returns—GuruFocus.com

MSCI Deletions Trigger Rush to Sell Chinese Telecom Stocks by Jeanny Yu and Sofia Horta e Costa

Executive Order on Addressing the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Communist Chinese Military Companies—The White House

Non-SDN Communist Chinese Military Companies List as of January 08, 2021—U.S. Department of the Treasury

MSCI ACWI Index (USD) December 31, 2020—MSCI

How China Lost Patience With Jack Ma, Its Loudest Billionaire by Lulu Yilun Chen and Coco Liu—Bloomberg

China Clampdown on Big Tech Puts More Billionaires on Notice by Zheping Huang and Coco Liu—Bloomberg

China’s College Graduates Can’t Find Jobs. The Solution: Grad School. by Vivian Wang

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Are You Underweight Chinese Stocks? Pros and Cons of Investing in China

Are You Underweight Chinese Stocks? Pros and Cons of Investing in China