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In today’s briefing:

  • Futu Holdings – An Inflection Point Imminent?

Futu Holdings – An Inflection Point Imminent?

By Jason Yap, CFA

A pandemic fuelled retailed trading frenzy and strong market performance in 2020 enabled Futu Holdings Ltd (FUTU US) to benefit from unprecedented growth in paying client additions and trading activities.  A recent USD1 trillion selloff of China offshore equities and a shift in investor sentiment however, compounded by escalating regulatory scrutiny, has led to concerns whether the high growth seen in 2020 and early 2021 would persist in coming quarters.  We lay out 4 hypotheses for a potential negative re-rating focused on growth declines, continued investments, regulations, and licensing concerns. 

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