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    Shenzhen Connect will be “new chapter” for China

    The opening of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect on December 5 will mark a new era in Chinese equity investment, according to fund managers.

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    Modi's cash takeaway could boost Indian investment

    A policy in India to withdraw high-value notes from circulation to tackle corruption may boost investment in financial instruments.

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    Pioneer wins Asian mandate from Mexican pension giant

    Pioneer Investments has won a mandate from Mexico's largest pension fund to manage nearly $150 million in a segregated account investing in Asian equities.

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  • Blackrock building

    BlackRock undercuts rivals with Hong Kong ETF

    BlackRock has listed an exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Hong Kong that tracks the exchange's main index and costs nine basis points.

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