Axa's Mark Tinker reckons the latest Stock Connect moves are part of a deliberate Chinese policy to calm down the Shanghai market while boosting longer-term ambitions for international capital.
Minority investors in Chinese family-owned companies must somehow evaluate intangible assets if they are to avoid losses, warns a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
The bankÆs Asian equities head says global institutional investors should apply for their own QFII quotas.
Malaysia becomes a candidate for potential upgrade in FTSE GroupÆs Global Equity Index Series, while China A-shares and Taiwan miss out on promotion this year.
Prospects for China shares remain bright over the long-term however, says MFC Global's Tahnoon Pasha.
Macquarie believes strong liquidity conditions are stretching Asian equity valuations while others still see a buying opportunity.