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Understanding China’s ESG approach

Even though the Chinese government’s tools may be blunter than some, policies to reduce inequality, boost birth rates, remove monopolistic measures and improve employee welfare are positive, says Ken Wong, Client Portfolio Manager, Eastspring Investments. “Viewed from a different lens, they represent the “S” within ESG, which global investors have increasingly focused on post the Covid-19 pandemic,” says Wong.

Despite recent tighter regulations, Eastspring believes that the Chinese equity market remains investible. Having a diversified portfolio across both new and old economy stocks is prudent.

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