China could restrict offshore program trading in Hong Kong

A cross-border co-operation agreement already exists between the China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong

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The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is due to set out new regulations governing domestic program trading. Onshore market participants say these rules could be extended to apply to foreign traders who access China's markets through the qualified institutional investor (QFII), renminbi qualified institutional investor (RQFII) and Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect schemes.

If this is correct it would be the first official attempt by China's regulators to extend powers overseas

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