From New York Times today: “As the Chinese economy has grown into a colossus over the last decade, many investors in the United States have sought ways to capitalize on China’s strength.
Unfortunately, this has often proved difficult. Researching Chinese stocks listed in Hong Kong or the United States can be tough for individual investors not fluent in Chinese corporate governance. China-centered mutual funds are comparatively few, perhaps because even big financial institutions can face significant costs in researching the relatively opaque Chinese market.
…… The Chinese E.T.F. includes several important caveats, Mr. Culloton said. Systemic political and economic risk, unemployment, labor unrest and problems in the banking sector, for example, make Chinese markets extremely volatile. ”
The full article is here.