Advantage Hong Kong at launch of Stock Connect

Hong Kong-registered brokers may profit more than mainland firms as China eases trading rules.

Advantage Hong Kong at launch of Stock Connect

Hong Kong-registered brokers look set to benefit more from the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect mutual access programme launching in October than mainland Chinese brokers say analysts.

Foreign investors will have access to about 500 more unique A-shares than they had before, while a large percentage of Hong Kong-listed stocks are also listed in Shanghai. If China continues to open its capital markets as expected and add Shenzhen to the Stock Connect scheme then 855 companies...

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