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Investors Want China Exposure, Despite Geopolitical Tensions, Says Top Wealth Manager

The head of the world’s tenth largest asset manager says investors are crying out for greater exposure to Chinese companies, despite rising geopolitical tensions over China’s approach to trade and human rights.

US-based PGIM is a global asset manager responsible for $US1.5 trillion ($1.95 trillion) in funds under management and chief executive David Hunt said institutional investors want to profit from China’s growth as the government transitions its economy from exports to technology and innovation.

Mr Hunt said it was “not necessarily easy” to invest in the world’s most populous country, despite improvements in corporate China’s approach to transparency in reporting earnings and market sensitive information. Read more…..

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