A flurry of activity has come despite the ability of companies to quickly suspend shares, the FT reports.
The HSI might be trading above its ten-year average, but mainland capital could push it higher, says Kevin Leung, Haitong International Securities Group.
Alex Wong, Ample Capital, says there are many existing listed brokerages in Hong Kong and investors aren't confident about the turnover in Chinese markets.
Investors around the world are predicting a number of calamitous downturns for China’s economy, experts from Morgan Stanley are making the opposite call.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Chief Executive Charles Li, weighs in on the positioning of the Hong Kong Exchange and the southbound connect.
Hong Kong's stock exchange will bank on its role as a gateway to China to take on other leading venues and win the listing of Aramco.
However, reduced depreciation pressure on the yuan could result in falling flows, says Hao Hong of Bank of Communications International.
Gavin Parry of Parry International Trading says the direction of the U.S. dollar is what he's keeping an eye on.
It will take some time but the HK-Shenzen Connect will give investors access to "new China" stocks in the Shenzhen market, says PEGASUS Fund Managers' Paul Pong.
Shenzhen-HK Connect might be a bold step but paranoid regulators and volatility have made foreign investors cautious, says Fraser Howie.
Charles Li, chief executive at HKEx, talks about the enthusiasm around small cap stocks available via Shenzhen-HK Connect.
The Shenzhen Connect is beneficial for both mainland investors and Shenzhen companies, says Tony Nash at Complete Intelligence.
The Shenzhen Connect is developing institutional investment, says Alexander Lee of DBS Vickers Securities and Mark Tinker of AXA Investment Managers.
Foreign investors aren't very interested in Chinese stocks due to the lack of clarity in company filings, says Andrew Collier of Orient Capital Research.
Launching the Shenzhen Connect now could exacerbate volumes of capital outflow from China, says CMB International Securities' Daniel So.
Delays in the Shenzhen Connect launch are linked to capital flight worries on the back of a weaker yuan, says Huarong International Securities' Jackson Wong.
Haitong International Securities Group's Kevin Leung talks about the Shenzhen Connect and his expectations for the weakening Chinese yuan.
Judging by Shanghai Connect's performance, foreign investors may show caution on Shenzhen Connect says Fraser Howie, an independent analyst.
The volatility caused by U.S. presidential elections creates opportunities for Asian markets, says Eastspring Investments' Ken Wong.
It's uncommon for a large IPO to fall by close to 20 percent even thought it was priced on the lower end, says Sinopac Securities' Ivan Li.