Possibly helping Hong Kong shares (EWH +1.7%) outperform Shanghai last night is a report from...

|By:, SA News Editor

Possibly helping Hong Kong shares (EWH +1.7%) outperform Shanghai last night is a report from China's official news agency suggesting steps to make it easier for those on the mainland to invest on the Hong Kong exchange. One analyst suggests calm, noting a similar plan was proposed in 2007 (also starting a rally), but later scrapped.