The Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect's lukewarm reception may heat up, with the Hong Kong market saying it plans to allow short-selling from March 2.» Read More
Mark Konyn, CEO at Cathay Conning Asset Management, says the stock connect indicates that reforms remain on track and Beijing is willing to open China's capital account further.
Helen Zhu, MD & Head of China Equities of BlackRock, says the trade link allows a "fuller integration" of the two markets and explains why the program will benefit both A-shares and H-shares.
Joseph Sullivan, Chairman & CEO of Legg Mason, says the Shanghai-HK trade link reflects China's reform strategy which will facilitate integration of the mainland into the global capital market.
The bourse linkup is "the beginning of the end of China's capital control" that will eventually lead to "one country one market," says Steven Sun, Head of China Equity Strategy at HSBC.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, weighs in on the debate whether the HK-Shanghai trade link could erode the former's position as the financial gateway to China.
KC Chan, Hong Kong's Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, explains why the trade link, which is set to debut next Monday, will benefit both parties.
Hubert Chak, Director of Finance at The Link Management, explains the 10 percent jump in first half revenue and discusses the REITs inclusion in the Hang Seng index.
Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at S-H-K Private and Hao Hong, MD of Research & Chief Strategist at Bank of Communications International, discuss the impact of the trade link.
Gavin Parry, Managing Director at Parry International Trading, explains what the through-train program means for Chinese investors and the Hong Kong stock market.
Audrey Goh, Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered, says the Hong Kong-Shanghai trading link will give A-shares a temporary boost and highlights stocks that offer opportunities.
Controversy surrounds China Tuna Holdings attempt to go public on the Hong Kong Exchange.
Jing Ulrich, Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific at JP Morgan, explains why she's optimistic that the cross-border bourse link-up will take place.
Sean Darby, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Jefferies, explains why the stock-trading connection will go live by year-end despite a delay in the launch originally scheduled for October.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says the Stock Connect program will open up China's capital account and lead to more structural reforms.
Clashes erupted in Hong Kong, deepening a sense of impasse between the government and pro-democracy protesters increasingly willing to confront police.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a key protest zone, defying police trying to disperse them with pepper spray and baton charges.
Nicholas Studholme-Wilson, Vice President and Senior Research Analyst at Sun Hung Kai Financial, says investors should consider mainland stocks with positive growth stories like Lenovo and Tencent.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests face criticism for disrupting the city, but they might offer one clear social benefit: crime may not be paying off.
Western retail investors will likely have access to individual Chinese stocks when a new market-to-market link launches.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have blockaded key shopping areas, and analysts are keeping a running toll on how badly the economy will be hit.