Newsflash: Stock Connect is Open for Business: Funds and Managers Will Soon Be Able to Trade Shanghai-Listed Equities

November 12, 2014

Regulators in Hong Kong and China recently announced the imminent launch of “Stock Connect” on next Monday, November 17, 2014. Stock Connect gives a wide array of fund managers, private investors, and other market participants their first means of trading Shanghai-listed equities. According to the joint release of the China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Hong Kong Securities Futures Commission, “the necessary trading and clearing rules […] and other regulatory and operational arrangements have now been finalized. The stock exchanges and the clearing houses have […] reported that the systems are ready”. But with day 1 of trading fast approaching, what can investors do to prepare?

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