Launch Ceremonies for the China-Japan ETF Connectivity
On the morning of June 25, 2019, the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) held the launch ceremonies for the China-Japan ETF Connectivity respectively, with four SSE-JPX ETF Connectivity products successfully listed on the SSE.
At the ceremony held at the SSE, Fang Xinghai, vice chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), delivered a speech via video link. Wu Qing, vice mayor of Shanghai, attended and addressed the ceremony. Jointly starting the plasma globe to announce the official launch of the China-Japan ETF Connectivity Scheme were Wu Qing, vice mayor of Shanghai, Huang Hongyuan, chairman of the SSE, Miyahara Koichiro, president and CEO of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) under the JPX, and Zhu Huan, deputy director of the CSRC International Cooperation Department. Jiang Feng, president of the SSE, and Miyahara Koichiro delivered speeches on behalf of the two exchanges, respectively.
On the same day, Toshihide Endo, Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA), and Pan Xuexian, Chair of the SSE Supervisory Board, attended and addressed the ceremony at the JPX. There are 4 ETF connectivity products in Japan: NEXT FUNDS ChinaAMC SSE50 Index Exchange Traded Fund, Listed Index Fund China A Share (Panda) E Fund CSI300, MAXIS HuaAn China Equity (SSE 180 index) ETF, and One ETF Southern China A- Share CSI 500.