Investors are seeking more structured notes tied to brokerages and exchanges after China said it will link the Shanghai and Hong Kong bourses, according to HSBC Holdings Plc, the biggest foreign bank in China.
Tanzania will ease controls on foreign ownership of its stocks and bonds by next year as the country seeks to attract investment to finance infrastructure projects that will cost billions of dollars, President Jakaya Kikwete said.
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. surged the most in five years after a deal to link Shanghai and Hong Kong markets that gives Chinese investors unprecedented access to Macau casino stocks and Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Iceland’s failure to remove capital controls -- imposed more than five years ago -- is beginning to jeopardize investments as risk allocation becomes harder, the head of insurer Sjova-Almennar Tryggingar hf said.
Chinese investors will get unprecedented access to Macau casino stocks and Tencent Holdings Ltd. through an agreement to link Shanghai and Hong Kong markets that analysts say will shrink valuation gaps.
China is pushing forward on exchange-rate reforms in a “bold” fashion, while adopting a more gradual approach toward loosening controls over interest rates and capital markets, according to People’s Bank of China Deputy Governor Yi Gang.
Plunging equity prices in Iceland are unlikely to curb interest in tapping the stock market for funds, according to the head of the nation’s exchange, even as capital controls imposed in 2008 risk creating an asset bubble.