June 22, 2017—What did MSCI decide? MSCI, the principal international equity benchmark index provider, has decided for the first time to include some Chinese “A” shares in its emerging markets (EM) index. The decision goes into effect June 2018. “A” shares are listed on the Shanghai and Shenzen stock exchanges. Historically, the EM index has
June 12, 2017—On June 8th, the UK held general elections. The ruling Conservatives won more seats in the House of Commons than any other party, but fell short of retaining their governing majority. As a result, the Conservatives had to join up with a small regional northern Irish political party to form a coalition government.
April 21, 2017— Wilmington Trust has been monitoring several political developments in Europe, particularly the upcoming French Presidential elections, the UK general election and the recent Turkish referendum rendering greater powers to its president. Here we will provide our assessment of these developments. A tightening first round in the French presidential race The first round,