by Staff Writer on May 9, 2012
A proposed plan by China’s regulators could allow hedge funds, for the first time, to directly trade in mainland stocks and bonds, opening up one of Asia’s biggest capital markets to the $2 trillion industry. China has for years encouraged long-term investors such as foreign insurers and pension funds to invest directly in the country’s stocks and bonds, as part of its broader reforms of the country’s financial sector. But hedge funds, criticized by some investors and regulators around the world for stoking volatility in markets, have not found favour with the mainland regulators and have so far not been allowed direct access to China’s markets. That could be changing.
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