MSCI will answer this question with its June 14 announcement regarding changes to its indexes.
The benchmark change is not very significant, but we encourage investors to consider some non-cap-weighted options.
Foreign stocks can be riskier than their U.S. counterparts, but it is possible to mitigate this risk.
Vanguard uses this fund in its target-date and LifeStrategy funds.
It's just a matter of time before China A-shares enter emerging-markets indexes.
Index funds are likely to add China A-Shares in the coming years.
Investor rebalancing is a contributor.
Vanguard Emerging Markets is adding China A-shares, and MSCI says it soon will, too.
These index funds and ETFs provide a lot of diversification at a very low cost.
This equity-heavy portfolio also includes a small dose of high-quality bonds.