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HK exchange seeks ties with Shenzhen

The head of the Hong Kong stock exchange has told the BBC a decision on the timing of a much-anticipated investment link between Hong Kong and Shenzhen exchanges could "hopefully" come within days.

Chinese stocks have been on a bull run for months, something put down largely to the scheme between between HK and Shanghai which allows investors to trade in each other's markets.

The Shanghai Composite has gained nearly 80% since November, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng has gained just under 15%.

It's contributed to a record daily market turnover in Hong Kong of just under $38bn.

Charles Li, chief executive of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, has been speaking to Juliana Liu.

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  • 21 May 2015
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