In response to the announcement about a launch date for the Taiwan Stock Exchange and Singapore Exchange trading link, and recent reports of a possible Shenzhen–Hong Kong Stock Connect, ICI Global’s Qiumei Yang offers the following comment:
The announcements are welcome news. The development of new trading links between stock exchanges are important initiatives that will benefit investors and funds around the world. These links promise to create new opportunities for funds and their shareholders. They also promise to provide greater confidence that regulators will work together to protect market integrity and investor interests. We warmly welcome the initiatives and applaud both the regulators and exchanges for their efforts and commitment.
Qiumei Yang is CEO of Asia Pacific for ICI Global.