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Wood Slashes Ark China Exposure Over ‘Common Prosperity’ Model: FT

Cathie Wood
Cathie Wood, the founder of ARK Invest, became a household name with appearances on magazine covers and billions of dollars in inflows from retail investors, though some now consider her the poster child for the so-called pandemic bubble. Photo: YouTube screen grab.

(AF) Star investor Cathie Wood said her Ark Invest fund had greatly reduced its China exposure because social engineering by the government meant the nation’s markets were now “quite different,” the Financial Times reported.

Ark is now backing only Chinese companies that are “currying favour” with political leader Xi Jinping’s so-called ‘common prosperity’ model, which has renewed focus on wealth redistribution and targeted excess earnings, the report stated. Full report: Financial Times


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