The Hong Kong benchmark index’s tumble in January deepens another worry: Korea's HSCEI-linked ELS might approach loss territory.

The prolonged Hong Kong equities slump has kept investors agitated following the worse start of a calendar year since January 2016. It has hit hard those invested in equity-linked securities (ELS) in Korea. HSCEI-linked ELSs coming due in H1 24 are highly likely to suffer losses at maturity unless the index soars in [this period] Worries over three-year tenor products linked to the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI), the benchmark that reflects the overall performance of Mainland secu

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