Investors return to HK stocks as low valuations boost appeal

By Aidan Gregory, Jonathan Breen
12 Dec 2019

After a bruising year for Hong Kong’s stock markets, investor sentiment has rebounded in recent weeks. There is renewed optimism among fund managers, which is fuelling interest in the SAR’s ECM deals as 2019 draws to a close. Aidan Gregory and Jonathan Breen report.

Many fund managers aggressively sold Hong Kong-listed stocks this year, particularly in the second half. Negative news about China-US relations and the deteriorating local political situation drove the selling. Protests began in Hong Kong in June against an extradition treaty that has since been suspended. But the demonstrations ...

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