Hong Kong is a major international financial centre, with one of the largest stock markets in the world. Hong Kong’s stock market not only is active in trading, but also serves as a premier fund-raising platform for many companies from the mainland of China and multinational enterprises. At the same time, Hong Kong’s debt market keeps on expanding. Leveraging on the comprehensive and effective financial facilities in Hong Kong, investors can choose different types of investment instruments for trading at relatively lower transaction costs. Analysis of Hong Kong’s portfolio investment (PI) statistics is useful in understanding the characteristics and trend of PI in Hong Kong.
This article mainly presents the salient features of Hong Kong’s PI statistics from 2009 to 2018.