|Bid||58.96 x 4000|
|Ask||0.00 x 36200|
|Day's Range||60.41 - 60.64|
|52 Week Range||52.97 - 67.13|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.99|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.08%|
Investors in funds that track MSCI indexes will soon have more exposure to China stocks and a brutal totalitarian regime.
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