China's newly-launched bond connect won't outshine Chinese equity markets, where IPO activity has been "booming," consultancy EY said.
CNBC takes a look at how life in the former British colony has changed since it was handed back to China.
China opening up its fixed income market to foreign investors will eventually unleash “massive” demand, HKEx CEO Charles Li said on Friday.
Hong Kong has transformed from an entry port for manufactured goods to one for capital, talent and technology, says William Ma of Noah Holdings.
Activist David Webb, who highlighted vulnerabilities in some Hong Kong small-cap shares, said the rout showed regulators failed investors.
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.