Shanghai-London Connect faces legal questions

But for now feasibility studies are pressing ahead.
LSE's Schwieger speaking at the LSEG Greater China Forum in HK
LSE's Schwieger speaking at the LSEG Greater China Forum in HK

The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union has raised legal questions around a proposed trading link between the London and Shanghai stock exchanges.

The London and Shanghai stock exchanges have been working on a mutual market access programme since September, which would represent another important step forward in the opening up of China’s markets and bolster Britain’s efforts to attract Chinese investment.

“There are questions as to what will be the legal situation of London in the future and that is understandable,” the London Stock Exchange Group’s head of equities Brian Schwieger told FinanceAsia.

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