ASI launches China A-shares fund for UK investors

Jonathan Boyd
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Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) will launch a fund focused on China A-shares for UK investors in August - subject to regulatory approval. The ASI China A-Share Equity fund aims to generate growth over a five year horion investing in onshore Chinese companies with A-share listings; this universe counts some 3,500 listed companies. ASI said increasing foreign ownership of such shares should "help improve corporate governance standards", while the market itself is less correlated to global markets and predicted to offer strong earnings growth compared globally. The fund's portfolio w...

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