Chinese shares fell on Friday after fears of a global trade war resurfaced. Photo: EPA-EFE

Buying dries up in Shanghai after bourse says funds tracking MSCI indexes finish building up positions

About 70 per cent of the nearly 230 mainland-traded stocks that joined MSCI’s emerging markets and global indexes retreated after the Shanghai exchange said major index-based funds were done with stock purchases to track portfolio changes

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Chinese shares fell on Friday after fears of a global trade war resurfaced. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Zhang Shidong

Zhang Shidong

Zhang Shidong is based in Shanghai and reports on business for the Post. He joined the team in 2017, following stints covering China's stock market news for Bloomberg and at a local newspaper in Shanghai.