Institutions allowed to trade Star Market stocksBusiness | 22 Jan 2021 7:59 pm
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388) announced the inclusion of eligible A-shares listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange’s Sci-Tech Innovation Board, Star Market, into Stock Connect, from February 1.
As previously agreed by HKEX, SSE and Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Star Market-listed shares that are constituent stocks of the SSE 180 Index and SSE 380 Index, or have corresponding H-shares listed in Hong Kong for A+H companies, will be eligible for northbound trading under Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect. Their corresponding H-shares will be included in the southbound trading of Stock Connect.
Given the Star Market’s special investor eligibility requirements, shares lisetd on it will only be accessible via northbound Stock Connect trading by institutional professional investors.