Bank can directly support foreign institutional investors in accessing China’s equities and bond markets.
Both firms are jointly planning for upcoming market and regulatory changes in Hong Kong.
The scheme has become the main channel for international investors to access China’s Interbank Bond Market.
New derivatives facilitate exposure to Chinese equities.
The Hong Kong exchange aims to deliver ETF Connect.
These markets lack certain legal standards that are critical for deeper institutional participation.
There was no mechanism to allow participants to use Bond Connect assets as collateral.
Chinese government bonds will be included in the FTSE World Government Bond Index (WGBI).
Buy-side firms are demanding systematic approaches to alpha generation and risk management.