Oreana Private Wealth's Norman Chan expects Hong Kong-Shenzhen Stock Connect investors to be more speculative and focus on small to mid-cap companies.
It is questionable whether foreign investors want to buy Chinese shares, says Orient Capital Research's Andrew Collier.
East Capital's Karine Hirn reckons the Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect is more meaningful than a potential MSCI A-share inclusion.
Kingston Securities' Dickie Wong says the Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect came highly anticipated, and will take a while before it's functional.
The move is a step in the right direction, but isn't very significant for institutional investors, says Henderson Global Investors' Andrew Gillan.
UBP's Kieran Calder says the HK-Shenzhen stock connect isn't a significant event by itself, but is part of China market's liberalization process.
The Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect is a positive but there're still a number of problems to solve, says Fraser Howie, an independent analyst.
The markets aren't too excited about the news, perhaps because it was expected to have happened earlier, notes CMB Intl Securities' Daniel So.
The Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect increases the probability of MSCI A-share inclusion, possibly by the end of this year, says HSBC's Steven Sun.
The approval of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen stock connect is a signal that EMs are starting to open up and mature, notes Pimco's Mihir Worah.
Webb-site.com's David Webb talks about the proposed changes to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, including the setting up of a listing committee to oversee IPOs.
Investors need to hear directly from the Chinese regulators about the stock connect timing, says Eastspring Investments' Ken Wong.
There's still time yet to set up the Shenzhen-HK Stock Connect in 2016, Charles Li told CNBC.
HKEx Chief Executive Charles Li tells CNBC it will have been a difficult year, but the exchange is starting to see the benefits of its diversification.
Baoneng's leveraged acquisition of Vanke shares might not bode well if Baoneng fails in its takeover attempt, says GEO Securities' Francis Lun.
Consistency and value for money are winning traits, says Dining Concepts' CEO and ED, Sandeep Sekhri.
Fundamentals remain weak but low valuations and a stable renminbi could spark some upside, notes Alexander Lee of DBS Vickers Securities.
Hong Kong's stock exchange restored its closing auction system on Monday after a seven-year hiatus. Here is what you need to know about the move.
Parry International Trading's Gavin Parry explains that the new measures will prevent any large stock price swings at the HKEX session closing.
There's no evidence of dual listings boosting share prices, warns Mohshin Aziz of Maybank Investment Bank.