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Foreign investors’ new link to mainland China offers opportunity to get into the world’s most expensive major market

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
he announcement of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong trading link offers additional opportunities for foreign investment in China, but the option comes with dilemmas. Shanghai is cheaper, but Shenzhen offers greater growth opportunity, though it comes at the high price of 25.7 times estimated earnings for the next 12 months.
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.