China is relaxing the rules of engagement for foreign investors in its financial markets. Photo: AFP
Tai Hui
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Tai Hui

Why China’s capital liberalisation needs to be a two-way street

  • A greater diversity of investors minimises volatility and subjects Chinese markets to greater scrutiny, strengthening them in the long run. In return, Chinese investors with greater access to overseas markets could diversify their portfolios and bring best practices home

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China is relaxing the rules of engagement for foreign investors in its financial markets. Photo: AFP
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The Chinese government has unveiled blueprints for the long-term development of Shanghai and Shenzhen as part of reforms. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Will technology or commerce win out as Shenzhen and Shanghai compete to be the model for China’s economic reforms?

  • Opportunities await Shanghai and Shenzhen after the Chinese government unveiled blueprints for the long-term developments of the two cities
  • Analysts warn that success will only follow if the plans are implemented in full
Topic |   Shanghai free-trade zone

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The Chinese government has unveiled blueprints for the long-term development of Shanghai and Shenzhen as part of reforms. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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