Exchange group said in March that the link will launch before the end of 2016
The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Limited (HKEx) has finally secured regulatory approval from the
Chinese government for the creation of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong
"The China Securities Regulatory
Commission and the Securities and Futures Commission approved
in principle the establishment of mutual stock market access
between Shenzhen and Hong Kong," said HKEx in a statement
The long-awaited trading link has been in
development for a number of years, and follows the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock
Connect in November 2014 to provide a means for mainland
investors to trade certain Hong Kong listed stocks and for
international investors with Hong Kong brokerage accounts to
trade in China.
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