Stock exchange rates on show in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai. Pickup of the Shanghai-Hong Kong share link has never been considered strong. Photo: AFP

Shenzhen-HK Stock Connect: much-needed boost or damp squib?

Lingering doubts over a stagnant macro economy, increasingly dependent on a rising asset bubble, put a dampener on news of the new link’s official go-ahead

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Stock exchange rates on show in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai. Pickup of the Shanghai-Hong Kong share link has never been considered strong. Photo: AFP
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