Francis Leung Pak-to, chairman of The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, believes the HKEX has been overly focused on institutional investors, rather than local retail investors. A shift in educational priorities could help spark more trading turnover among small caps, he said. Photo: Sam Tsang

‘Father of Red Chips’ Francis Leung urges exchange officials to bolster trading turnover in smaller companies

  • Among the 2,315 listed companies in Hong Kong, 80 per cent of turnover is concentrated in 1,146 H-shares and other Chinese enterprises
  • HKEX should focus more on educating retail investors about opportunities in smaller listed companies
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Francis Leung Pak-to, chairman of The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, believes the HKEX has been overly focused on institutional investors, rather than local retail investors. A shift in educational priorities could help spark more trading turnover among small caps, he said. Photo: Sam Tsang
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