International institutional investors are supportive of Hong Kong’s carrot and stick approach. Illustration: SCMP
International institutional investors are supportive of Hong Kong’s carrot and stick approach. Illustration: SCMP
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Can Hong Kong’s carrot and stick approach prove effective in improving stock market quality?

  • Market participants are in favour of stringent regulatory action to improve market quality as it will encourage further investment
  • While the HKEX has initiated a three-year plan to make it the market of choice in the Asian time zone, the SFC has been wielding its cudgel to get participants to toe the regulatory line 

International institutional investors are supportive of Hong Kong’s carrot and stick approach. Illustration: SCMP
International institutional investors are supportive of Hong Kong’s carrot and stick approach. Illustration: SCMP
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