US threatens Chinese firms as life returns to HK market

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By Jonathan Breen
03 Oct 2019

Hong Kong SAR’s equity capital market has come back to life recently with a handful of well-received IPOs. A further boost is also likely if the US goes ahead with its threat of banning Chinese listings on its exchanges, writes Jonathan Breen.

News emerged at the end of last week that the US was considering forcing mainland companies to delist from the country’s stock exchanges as part of a wider move to restrict US investment in China. While a treasury official in the US denied such a move, and said ...

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