The firm said that it supports including mainland shares in the global benchmark MSCI, which houses trillions of dollars in investments. MSCI, which usually makes changes to its index in June, declined to comment on BlackRock's assertion, according to the Wall Street Journal.
BlackRock's take on China's stock market is not universally shared, but the firm, which is the largest asset manager in the world, is highly influential.
Editors note: story has been updated since 8:21 am EST
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