Hedge Funds Reassess China After Market Free Fall


Securities regulators and stock exchange officials stood on stage for the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect in Hong Kong last November, while a live broadcast of the ceremony in Shanghai was shown on a screen.CreditPhilippe Lopez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

It wasn’t long ago that hedge funds were preparing for one of the biggest openings into China in years. In November, foreign investors were for the first time able to buy and sell shares listed in the Shanghai market directly. It was a chance to ride the great China bull run.

How times have changed.

Over the last month, trillions of dollars of value were wiped from the domestic market as stocks plunged by more than a third. The Chinese government has stepped in, issuing a series of increasingly aggressivemoves to prop up the market…

Hedge Funds Reassess China After Market Free Fall

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