Shenzhen–HK Stock Connect awaits regulatory approval

Author: Ashley Lee | Published: 13 Aug 2015

The second connection between Hong Kong and China’s equity markets is ready internally, said Hong Kong Exchanges (HKEx) CEO Charles Li at an event yesterday. But it’s still in the regulatory pipeline.

After the Shanghai–Hong Kong Stock Connect opened last November, it was expected that a similar connection to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) would follow by the end of this year. However there is still little news about a timeline for its launch.

Speaking at a combined media and analyst event yesterday, HKEx’s Li said that the Shenzhen...