|Name of Closed-End Fund||NYSE Ticker||Net Investment Income Per Share||Short-Term Capital Gains Per Share||Long-Term Capital Gains Per Share|
|Morgan Stanley China AShare Fund, Inc.||CAF||$0.077201||$0.480311||$0.239323|
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