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PollsBrokers Poll

Hong Kong (local shares) 2018

The 29th annual Asiamoney Brokers Poll invited chief investment officers, fund managers and investment analysts to take part. Voters represented fund management houses, insurance companies, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds and wealth managers from around the world. A total of 6,540 valid individual responses from 3,100 different institutions, including 411 hedge funds, were received.

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Best local brokerage

Rank Firm %
1 CICC 32.89%
2 HSBC 12.81%
3 CCBI 8.66%

Best for overall country research

Rank Firm %
1 CICC 26.92%
2 HSBC 8.06%

Best overall sales services

Rank Firm %
1 CICC 26.33%
2 CITICS-CLSA 10.31%
3 HSBC 5.17%


Best strategist

Rank Name Firm %
1 Hanfeng Wang CICC  24.59%

Best economist

Rank Name Firm %
1 Hong Liang CICC  32.07%

Best small cap analyst

Rank Name Firm %
1 Vincent Yu SWS Research  38.61%

Best analyst for automobiles & components

Rank Name Firm %
1 Kevin Yim Yuanta  8.35%

Best analyst for banks

Rank Name Firm %
1 Yaoping Victor Wang CICC  20.79%

Best analyst for casinos & gaming

Rank Name Firm %
1 Charlene Liu HSBC  9.50%

Best analyst for consumer discretionary

Rank Name Firm %
1 Haiyan Guo CICC  37.83%

Best analyst for consumer staples

Rank Name Firm %
1 Amber Wu Yuanta  7.91%

Best analyst for industrials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Yiding Jiao China Merchants Securities (HK)  8.97%

Best analyst for diversified financials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Zeyu Yao CICC  35.46%

Best analyst for energy

Rank Name Firm %
1 Vincent Yu SWS Research  39.87%

Best analyst for healthcare

Rank Name Firm %
1 Peng Zou CICC  18.51%

Best analyst for insurance

Rank Name Firm %
1 Patricia Cheng CLSA  8.51%

Best analyst for materials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Yiding Jiao China Merchants Securities (HK)  6.44%

Best analyst for real estate

Rank Name Firm %
1 Jeff Yau DBS Vickers  5.47%

Best analyst for semiconductors & semiconductor equipment

Rank Name Firm %
1 James Wei Yuanta  7.61%

Best analyst for software & internet services

Rank Name Firm %
1 Eric Qiu CCBI  11.10%

Best analyst for technology hardware & equipment

Rank Name Firm %
1 Ronnie Ho CCBI  5.46%

Best analyst for telecommunication services

Rank Name Firm %
1 Kai Qian CICC  12.62%

Best analyst for transportation

Rank Name Firm %
1 Rong Li CCBI  8.49%

Best analyst for utilities

Rank Name Firm %
1 Vincent Yu SWS Research  36.47%

Best country salesperson

Rank Name Firm %
1 Haizhou Huang CICC  20.53%
2 Nicholas Lu CICC  12.78%
3 Jennifer Li CICC  9.14%

Best country sales trader

Rank Name Firm %
1 Vivian Lau DBS Vickers  4.28%
2 Carlos Ng Yuanta  3.79%
3 Edwin Tsai Yuanta  2.70%

Individuals who left their firm between the end of the polling period and when the results were published are indicated with (*). Ties are indicated with (=).