Chancellor embarks on Chinese trade mission to strengthen post-Brexit ties

Chancellor Philip Hammond is to meet with Chinese business leaders today as he begins a three-day trade mission to promote post-Brexit opportunities with the Asian superpower.
China is the world’s second largest economy after the United States and plans are already in the works for a direct trading link between the London and Shanghai stock exchanges. If approved, the London-Shanghai Stock Connect programme would allow UK-based investors to buy Chinese shares and vice versa.

A possible deal may present significant opportunities for Fintech companies.

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