From China Daily:
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) has not yet decided on a timetable for domestic direct stock investment in Hong Kong and is currently focusing on investors’ risk education, said an official with HKEx yesterday.
Domestic investors will have to wait until the Hong Kong market fully opens to the mainland, said Lawrence Fok, executive vice president of HKEx Issuer Marketing Division, at the 2007 Annual Conference of China’s Financial Market.
HKEx is working on investor education to help bridge differences between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong stock markets. He added the market is confident in the direct Hong Kong stock investment program. [Full Text]