Taiwan may open equity market to Chinese retail investors soon: FSC

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/28
By: Chiu Po-sheng and Frances Huang

Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) Tseng Ming-chung (曾銘宗), chairman of 201511280010t0001the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), said Saturday that starting in January, Taiwan may allow Chinese retail investors to buy shares in the local equity market, in a bid to boost the trading volume.

The FSC, the top financial regulator in Taiwan, has been consulting with other relevant government agencies on the issue, taking into the account a suggestion by local stock brokerages to lift the ban on such investment, Tseng said.

He said a decision may be made by January next year to allow Chinese retail investors to put funds into the local equity market.     [FULL  STORY]

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