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Chinese shares reach a 7-month high with surging trade volumes on reports of new Hong Kong-Shenzhen market link

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
ainland markets rallied after a Hong Kong newspaper reported that the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect program, which would allow individual investors to trade in either market through brokers, could be announced soon with a December launch date.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.