NewsFlash: Irish UCITS and AIFs Permitted to Invest via Stock Connect

July 22, 2015

The Central Bank of Ireland (“CBI”) issued an update to its Q&A documents on 15 July 2015 for both UCITS and AIFMD FAQ (“Q&A”) which clarifies how Irish funds can invest in Chinese shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Scheme (“Stock Connect”). Stock Connect is a trading link between the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchanges that allows non-Chinese investors to buy certain Shanghai-listed equities without a foreign investor quota.

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