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As China’s Capital Markets Open Should You Invest in Its £9 Trillion Economy?

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Last Friday, June 1st, was a milestone in the ongoing process of opening up China’s vast domestic equity markets to international capital. 233 Shanghai Stock Exchange-listed ‘A shares’ were incorporated into the emerging markets index of New York index giant MSCI. On September 3rd, a further tranche will be integrated. With investors controlling £1.6 trillion in assets following the MSCI indices directly, and as much as £9 trillion in capital linked to the indices, the event is widely accepted as China’s mainstream entry into global capital markets.

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Here’s A Little Known Pro Trick to Find Out Which Shares the Big Boys Are Shorting

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Anyone investing online in company shares will know that one valuable indicator all may not be well with a company is professional investors taking significant short positions against it. Of course, the professionals are not always right but they do have teams of highly experienced analysts working behind the scenes on the market positions they take. As such, when there is a strong wave of negative sentiment against particular companies by institutional investors it is worth taking note of, particularly if you happen to hold the shares. It can highlight potential dangers you have not spotted yourself such as increasing competition, the danger of technology becoming obsolete, declining returns or a poor balance sheet.

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