Hanoi Stock Exchange on May 18 inked an agreement with the Shenzen Stock Exchange, aiming to facilitate communication and foster the maintenance of orderly securities markets in Vietnam and China.

The agreement focuses on sharing data on market performance, listed companies, market regulations and other related information; establishing a mechanism for regular meetings between senior executives of the Exchanges; and furthering cooperation on issues concerning the exchange of staff, and other topics of mutual benefit.

The two exchanges wish to enhance their understanding of the development of the other market in order to conduct joint research on exploring potential cross listing and trading, new instruments and system linkage for market data flow./.