After three years of intense restrictions, China has finally opened its borders. But one overarching question remains: Is China investable again?

According to the top research providers, the short answer is yes.

“Our outlook for China entering the new year is positive,” said Peng Wensheng, head of the research department at China International Capital Corp. “China’s macroeconomic policies have supported growth, and recent changes to Covid-19 and property sector policies will likely boost economic activity and corporate earnings in the coming quarters.”

CICC, along with UBS Securities, tied for No. 1 in Institutional Investor’s 13th annual All-China Research Team. This year’s ranking was based on the votes of 3,160 investments professionals across 975 institutions. Huatai Securities remained at No. 3, while JPMorgan rose three spots to No. 4. BofA Securities rounded out the top five.

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