Time: 4:00PM (SGT/HKT)/ 9:00AM (GMT).
• What are the latest developments on China market access since the launch of Bond Connect?
• How has market sentiment towards China evolved with broadening access?
• Fifteen years after QFII launch, why did the Stock Connect and Bond Connect manage to trigger such enthusiasm among global investors?
• How are investors moving from understanding China access to their first allocations? What have been the challenges? How significant is the knowledge gap still?
• How will HKEX continue to build on the Mutual Market Access strategy?
• MSCI opened the way with A-shares inclusion, but what will the prospects for further index inclusions mean for RMB assets’ appeal? What access issues remain unaddressed?
• What further reforms are needed to encourage foreign investors to increase allocations to the mainland market? What asset classes remain on the wish list?
Paolo Danese is the editor at online publication GlobalRMB, part of the capital markets division of Euromoney Institutional Investor, covering market and regulatory developments linked to the internationalisation of the renminbi. He joined GlobalRMB in June 2014 from Asiamoney magazine, where he worked as senior reporter covering macro and treasury news.
James joined Standard Chartered Bank in early 2017 as Head of Securities Services Hong Kong and Head of Clearing and Custody Product for Greater China and North Asia.
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