UK-China Stock Connect alive at last

By Aidan Gregory
13 Jun 2019

Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities this week will become the first company to list shares in London via the London-Shanghai Stock Connect programme. The deal, which is oversubscribed, is a landmark transaction and an important step for the internationalisation of China's capital markets.

The London-Shanghai Stock Connect is finally live after months of delay. The scheme was originally announced by Chinese president Xi Jinping on a state visit to the UK in 2015, and was supposed to launch in November last year when Huatai Securities first announced its sale of Global ...

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