Establishing a regional settlement intermediary, such as an Asian international central securities depository, could yield substantial benefits for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg Establishing a regional settlement intermediary, such as an Asian international central securities depository, could yield substantial benefits for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Establishing a regional settlement intermediary, such as an Asian international central securities depository, could yield substantial benefits for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Kenny Shui
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Kenny Shui and Louise Wen

How better financial infrastructure can drive bond market development in Hong Kong and the region

  • Currently, there is no international central securities depository covering Asia. With its links to mainland China and the world, Hong Kong is best equipped to establish a regional settlement intermediary for securities transactions

Establishing a regional settlement intermediary, such as an Asian international central securities depository, could yield substantial benefits for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg Establishing a regional settlement intermediary, such as an Asian international central securities depository, could yield substantial benefits for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
Establishing a regional settlement intermediary, such as an Asian international central securities depository, could yield substantial benefits for Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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Kenny Shui

Kenny Shui

Kenny Shui is a senior researcher at the Public Policy Institute of Our Hong Kong Foundation.

Louise Wen

Louise Wen

Louise Wen is an assistant researcher at Our Hong Kong Foundation.