The Swap Connect as well as the ETF Connect are being viewed as Beijing’s commitment to maintaining and expanding Hong Kong’s role as a connector between China and the world, according to analysts. Photo: AP
The Swap Connect as well as the ETF Connect are being viewed as Beijing’s commitment to maintaining and expanding Hong Kong’s role as a connector between China and the world, according to analysts. Photo: AP

Swap Connect with Hong Kong will help China attract more international investors to its bond markets, Standard Chartered banker says

  • International investors will find the new Swap Connect useful, as it ‘helps them hedge their interest rate risk exposure’, says John Tan, bank’s head of financial markets in Asia
  • As a next step, China should allow international investors to trade the cross currency swap and bond futures

The Swap Connect as well as the ETF Connect are being viewed as Beijing’s commitment to maintaining and expanding Hong Kong’s role as a connector between China and the world, according to analysts. Photo: AP
The Swap Connect as well as the ETF Connect are being viewed as Beijing’s commitment to maintaining and expanding Hong Kong’s role as a connector between China and the world, according to analysts. Photo: AP
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