Year to date, the Chinese market is one of the best performing equity markets globally. Can such performance be sustained for the rest of 2020, however? Senior investment strategist Daniel Morris discusses the outlook with Caroline Yu Maurer, Head of Greater China Equities and Chi Lo, Senior Economist for Greater China, both from our Hong Kong office.
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