BRIEF-HKEX Unit Signs Agreement With MSCI

March 11 (Reuters) - Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd :

* UNIT SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH MSCI LIMITED

* MSCI HAS AGREED TO LICENSE TO HKFE MSCI CHINA A INDEX FOR INTRODUCTION OF FUTURES CONTRACTS

* NEW CONTRACTS WILL COMPLEMENT STOCK CONNECT ACCESS TO MAINLAND CHINA'S EQUITY MARKETS, WITH EFFECTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT TOOL

* MSCI CHINA A INDEX WILL REPRESENT A-SHARE PORTION OF MSCI EMERGING MARKETS INDEX

* HONG KONG EXCHANGES AND CLEARING -MSCI CHINA A INDEX WILL COMPRISE 421 LARGE AND MID CAP A-SHARES, ON A PRO FORMA BASIS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: