SINGAPORE (July 3): After three years of consultations, index operator MSCI announced on June 20 that it would be adding 222 A-shares to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index and several other indices. Prominent names on MSCI’s list include financial behemoths such as Bank of China, China Merchants Bank Co and Ping An Insurance Group Co of China, as well as Tsingtao Brewery Co and Hai nan Airlines Holding Co.

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