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Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect (Shenzhen Connect) is expected to be launched in the second half of November 2016, according to the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX).

Shenzhen Connect, upon launch, will mark another milestone in HKEX’s market connectivity with Mainland China.

The following documents have been published by HKEX

On 16 August 2016, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) jointly announced the approval, in principle, of the establishment of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, which will provide mutual stock market access between Hong Kong and Shenzhen via a northbound Shenzhen trading link and a southbound Hong Kong trading link. 

On 6 July 2016, The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange) updated its Guidance Letter GL25-11 (the Guidance Letter), which sets out the conditions for waiving a listing applicant’s strict compliance with Main Board Rule 4.04(1) and GEM Rules 7.03(1) and 11.10 (the Relevant Rule Waiver) (Note).