A Brief Look at China’s Indexes

For kicks, I decided to take a look at China’s MSCI Indexes. I haven’t seen anything like this in years. Wow.

MSCI Index MTD 3MTD YTD
ALL CHINA + HONG KONG + TAIWAN -17.52% -31.23% -11.70%
GOLDEN DRAGON -13.81% -24.04% -11.63%
GOLDEN DRAGON (A exB) -17.55% -31.44% -11.18%
GOLDEN DRAGON (A) -17.56% -31.46% -11.20%
GOLDEN DRAGON + OVERSEAS CHINA -14.03% -24.17% -12.54%
HONG KONG+ -12.61% -21.23% -8.48%
ZHONG HUA -13.82% -24.55% -9.87%
ZHONG HUA (A) -18.13% -32.70% -10.20%
ZHONG HUA (A) + HSBC -17.73% -31.91% -10.45%
ZHONG HUA (A) ex HONG KONG -18.83% -34.73% -10.82%
ZHONG HUA + HSBC -13.43% -23.59% -10.30%
ZHONG HUA + OVERSEAS CHINA -14.11% -24.67% -11.27%
ZHONG HUA ex B -13.79% -24.48% -9.79%
ZHONG HUA ex B + HSBC -13.40% -23.53% -10.23%
ZHONG HUA ex B + OVERSEAS CHINA -14.08% -24.61% -11.20%

Now might be a good time for the adventurous to consider investing in China. Better have a penchant for volatility.