Shanghai stock link-up will proceed: Hong Kong exchange president


A DELAYED watershed scheme to allow cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets will go ahead, the president of the Hong Kong bourse has said, adding ongoing democracy protests have not derailed the project's progress.

The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect platform will enable international investors to trade selected stocks in Shanghai's tightly restricted exchange and allow mainland investors to buy stocks in Hong Kong.

Its launch had been widely expected this week but senior...

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