The volatility of China’s equity markets has made headlines across the globe as concern for the world’s second-largest economy takes center stage. The bull market that began in the latter half of 2014 gave way to fears of an economic slowdown in the first quarter of 2016, which caused Chinese equities to sell off dramatically from their prior highs. Continuing high volatility has investors carefully evaluating their exposures to China.

This Russell Investments Strategy Spotlight examines the important factors for investors to consider when seeking synthetic exposure to China and help identify potential derivative instruments, indexes, and implementation strategies.