Fund managers, already concerned about Beijing’s intervention in the stock market, won’t welcome a proposed index circuit breaker.
The HKEF's managers say it is unrealistic to expect the fund to engage in short-term trading, and that it needs to avoid being easily unsettled by market fluctuations.
The firm's asset management arm is in Hong Kong to launch a HK dollar ETF tracking the HSI Futures Index and an ETF corresponding to the HSI Futures RMB Foreign exchange ETF.
As Stock Connect and a trading link between the Lion City and Taiwan looms, Singapore Exchange's head of sales argues that Hong Kong and Taiwan are not really offshore centres for China.
Fidelity Management & Research's head Asia trader sees better understanding of market microstructure as key to navigating markets increasingly affected by price spikes and 'flash crash'-type events.
Chi-X Australia’s incoming CEO accuses the incumbent bourse of imitation and says he is ready to provide what he sees as much-needed competition.