Frequently Asked Questions 
31/08/2009 
 

Preface 

This section contains answers to questions frequently asked by investors. The answers are expected to help investors know more about HKEX and its securities and derivatives markets. Given that changes are rapid in the securities and derivatives markets, investors are advised to read this section along with other publications of HKEX and the latest information on the HKEX website. This section will also be updated from time to time to provide the latest information.

For easy understanding, the information herein is extracted from various laws and regulations, or compiled based on general knowledge of the securities and derivatives markets. When applying the information herein, investors should refer to related statutory documents. HKEX neither warrants the completeness and accuracy of the information herein nor accepts any responsibility for any loss resulting from any error or omission contained herein. This section aims to familiarise investors from all over the world with products and services provided in the Hong Kong market.  HKEX does not offer recommendations on products or services.

HKEX operates securities and derivatives markets that are open and free and welcomes the participation of investors from all over the world. However, overseas investors should comply with regulations governing overseas trading in their own countries or places of residence before trading in Hong Kong.