China's onshore market is far more accessible than even three years ago, says CSOP chief Ding Chen. And a market-watcher claims barriers to MSCI A-share inclusion could be resolved within months.
The first products must be quality and meet investor expectations, while clarity is needed on how long’s Hong Kong’s sole partner status will be exclusive, the Asian Financial Forum hears.
And Chinese fund houses are eyeing opening branches in the Lion City, with some citing a more favourable regulatory environment than Hong Kong's in terms of product approval.
The Chinese Asset Management Association of Hong Kong has set up to hasten industry development, including mutual recognition, RQFII and an international sales framework.