The behavior of the price differential between A-shares and H-shares of dual-listed companies will be studied in this article for the sample period from 2006- 2017. This paper discusses whether a share class selection mechanism applied to a universe of Chinese stocks can deliver a superior return/risk reward outcome compared to a market-capitalization weighted China A-shares benchmark.
Equal weight indexes are the simplest type of alternatively-weighted index. By comparison to the standard index construction method of capitalization weighting, an equal weight index is indifferent to a stock's market value.
The fourth quarter reaction of the Russell 2000 Index’s Financial Services Sector to Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States suggests that the market is anticipating another such period of enhanced profitability, particularly for banks.
Organizing the constellation of China-based share types together may seem as far flung as the listings themselves. But in this report, we endeavor to do just that by comparing and contrasting all seven China share classes. We explore the performance of each share type, the characteristics of each share type and how those look when brought together in a combined index, and give perspective to China A’s inclusion in global benchmarks.
FTSE Russell, the global index provider, confirms today that NMC Health and Berkeley Group will be joining the FTSE 100 Index. In the rebalance, Provident Financial and Royal Mail will leave the UK’s leading index and enter the FTSE 250 Index.
FTSE Russell has today announced the results of the FTSE China Index Series quarterly review. China Vanke were added to the FTSE China A50 Index and, as a result, Focus Media Information Technology will be deleted from the FTSE China A50 Index.
Two massive storms wreaked havoc on people and property in two separate coastal regions of the southern US – Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida. To what extent did the devastation negatively impact the stock market and particularly some specific sectors most vulnerable to severe storm damage?
After losing ground in July and August as reflected by a 0.5% negative return for the Russell 2000 Index, US small cap stocks have rebounded, rising 2.9% in September as of market close on September 20.
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