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Will stock picking managers help deliver US$85 billion to China’s A-share market?

As global indices compiler MSCI increases the weightage of Chinese A shares in its gauges, it remains to be seen if stock picking managers, who last month pulled record levels of capital out of China’s domestic stock market through the stock connects, will bolster their positions and increase there exposure.Investment banks have forecast that as much as 80 per cent of a potential US$70-$85 billion in net inflows into A shares this year, on the back of the increase in MSCI weightage, could come… Source link

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First ever Saudi Aramco bond receives US$85 billion in orders

After being shunned by Wall Street and international investors last year, Saudi Arabia made a roaring comeback on Tuesday as oil giant Aramco received a blockbuster US$85 billion in orders for its maiden global bond.The order book is likely to be the largest ever seen in emerging markets, covering many times the US$10 billion to US$15 billion Aramco is expected to raise. It’s a sign of investors’ hunger for yield in a world where bonds from some developed nations have negative interest rates… Source link

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