Hong Kong is often described as the melting pot of eastern and western cultures because of its unique location and history. The city has become an important hub in East Asia with its global connections, allowing businesses and investors an easy access to China, one of the fastest-growing emerging markets, as well as other parts of the world.
The Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong has been part of the China since 1997 but is self-governing on a day-to-day basis. With its commitment to small government, low taxes, and light regulation, Hong Kong has been the world's freest economy since the 1970s.
Investing in Hong Kong listed companies is done through the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Due to its strategic location and open market for investment, Hong Kong attracts a constant flow of investments from around the world. It is also one of the top destinations for businesses and investors wanting to access its market and that of other countries in the Asia Pacific region.
Whether you are an investor looking for opportunities in Hong Kong and Asia, or a business seeking investors or markets to tap into, most likely Hong Kong will be able to provide the opportunities and infrastructure to meet your investment goals.
In recent years, international companies, particularly Chinese firms, have sought listing at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which enabled them to tap into a wide network of global investors.
If you are looking to diversify your portfolio and to tap into Hong Kong’s robust financial markets, you will be joining the massive community of international investors who are actively involved in this market.
Given its reputation as a global financial hub, Hong Kong boasts some of the largest financial companies listed in its stock market.
To invest in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, you can use the Monex Securities Australia multi-market platform. This easy to use platform gives you access to more than 50,000 listed securities in 12 global markets including the US, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
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