Global funds invest more in China as coronavirus spreads to the world


Market dislocations triggered by the coronavirus crisis have sent more capital into Chinese stocks — and some strategists see this as part of a longer-term trend.

“We’re finding that a lot of foreign managers globally (are) reshuffling their holdings in this turmoil,” Todd Willits, head of flow tracking firm EPFR, said in a phone interview in late April. “Allocations to China are something people are looking to increase.” 

As U.S. stocks plunged to three-year lows in March, allocation to Chinese stocks among more than 800 funds reached nearly a quarter of their nearly $2 trillion in assets under management, according to fund flow data from EPFR. That’s up from about 20% a year ago,…


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