KPMG Industry Updates - Issue 5, August 2012
An imbalanced investor structure and irrational investment behavior have hindered the development of China’s capital market. Based on the characteristics of developed global financial markets, an investor suitability framework should be established and vigorously implemented. China stands to benefit from such a framework that specifies clear responsibilities, sound structures and actionable measures. This would be an effective way to educate investors in regards to risk control, and eventually lead to more rational investment decisions.