Trading through the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect surged to its highest level last month since launching in November. In April, market turnover on the Hong Kong Exchange rose to an all-time high of HK$252.4bn ($32.6bn). There has been a lot of talk about north vs south capital movement, but Stevenson believes that has been overstated […]
“The economy is slowing, but what is interesting is if you look at China’s contribution to global growth, and then you look at China’s weighting in the MSCI World Index, then there is a huge under-representation of China,” Yeung said in an interview with Fund Selector Asia. China has less than 3% representation in the […]
Schroders became the second firm in a week to warn on China’s overheating market after BlackRock said it would be selective and continuously flexible in terms of sector picking and choosing between A-and H-share stocks. Emerging-market assets could be impacted when the US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, according to a recent research note from […]
The loosening of regulations to allow local mutual funds to invest through the southbound train of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect led to a surge in Hong Kong share turnover in early April. “We would be selective and continuously flexible looking forward, in terms of sector picking and choosing between A-and H-share investment opportunities,” said […]
Following the investor enthusiasm and record turnover sparked by the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect, other market linkages such as the upcoming Shenzhen and Hong Kong Connect, are in the works. Singapore and Taiwan have plans to link their stock markets in July, regulators have said publicly. The China Securities Regulatory Commission said it was studying […]
Preparing for further integration with China’s markets, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has established a mainland division and made two appointments to head the unit.
Market turnover on the Hong Kong Exchange rose to an all-time high of HK$252.4bn ($32.6bn) on Wednesday, as trading through the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect surged to its highest level since launching in November.
China’s mutual funds are now permitted to invest in Hong Kong shares using the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme, according to the China Securities Regulatory Commission.
The firm said it has the first Luxembourg-domiciled fund allowed to invest its portfolio in A-shares through the Stock Connect.
Investec Asset Management has become one of the first companies to utilise the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme within a Luxembourg domiciled UCITS fund range.