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Date Ref No. Subject Securities Market Data Derivatives Market Data Issuer News
MDF 3.8 MDF* OG PRS PRS Plus OAPI IIS
31/12/2012 MDD/12/2277 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) Phase 1b Enrolment and On-boarding Documents for Mainland Market Data Hub (MMDH)
Enclosure 1 : OMD MMDH Enrolment, OB Tool Notices and Enclosures

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28/12/2012 MDD/12/2275 Second Simulation Test for After-Hour Futures Trading

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27/12/2012 MDD/12/2272 Marketing Programme for TV Distribution of Real-time HKEx Market Data on Mainland
Enclosure 1 : Notice of 25 March 2010 (Our Ref: MDD/10/370)

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24/12/2012 MDD/12/2271 Trading Calendar 2013 of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx)
Enclosure 1 : Trading Calendar 2013 of Hong Kong Exchanges and C

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21/12/2012 MDD/12/2270 Securities and Derivatives Network Upgrade - Phase 2 PRS/PRS Plus Network Migration

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20/12/2012 MDD/12/2257 Change of Headline Categories
Enclosure 1 : IIS Transmission Specification v2.9.
Enclosure 2 : IIS Transmission Specification v1.4

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13/12/2012 MDD/12/2178 Seminar Presentation Material on HKEx Market Data Business Updates and Development in the Mainland
Enclosure 1 : Seminar Presentation Material

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10/12/2012 MDD/12/2154 Index Information Supplied by China Securities Index Company Limited

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07/12/2012 MDD/12/2171 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform Phase 1a (OMD-C) 1) Readiness Test Sample Answer Book 2) Updated Interface Specifications (v1.2.1)
Enclosure 1 : OMD-C Readiness Test Sample Answer Book
Enclosure 2 : OMD-C Interface Specification v1.2.1

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06/12/2012 MDD/12/2165 Special Procedures for London Metal Exchange (LME) Market Data Licensing
Enclosure 1 : HKEx and LME announce completion of transaction

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06/12/2012 MDD/12/2163 Correction to Turnover of H-share Index (HHI) Call Options Dec 2012 11200 of Yesterday 5 December 2012

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05/12/2012 MDD/12/2151 Discount Programme for Mainland China Region

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04/12/2012 MDD/12/2150 Guiding Note for Non-Display Usage Policy
Enclosure 1 : Client Notice of 23 July 2012 (MDD/12/1032)
Enclosure 2 : Letter to Licenced Vendors of 28 Sept 2012
Enclosure 3 : Letter to Licenced End-Users of 28 Sept 2012
Enclosure 4 : Guiding Note on Non-Display Usage
Enclosure 5 : Information Sheet (Related to Non-Display Usage)

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04/12/2012 MDD/12/2138 Change of Headline Categories
Enclosure 1 : IIS Transmission Specification v2.8
Enclosure 2 : IIS Transmission Specification (News Headline)v1.3

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03/12/2012 MDD/12/2086 Post Release Test for Dissemination of CES 120 via Market Datafeed (MDF)
Enclosure 1 : PRT Test Rundown
Enclosure 2 : Test Participation Form - MDD/12/2086
Enclosure 3 : Test Result Confirmation Form - MDD/12/2086

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01/12/2012 MDD/12/2081 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform Phase 1a (OMD-C) First Batch Rollout - End-to-End Test Sessions Schedule and Rundown
Enclosure 1 : End-to-End Test Sessions Schedule and Rundown

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30/11/2012 MDD/12/2080 Policy Regarding the Redistribution of Delayed Data

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27/11/2012 MDD/12/2058 12-11-27 Test Rundown on 1 December 2012 for Simulation Session for After-Hour Futures Trading
Enclosure 1 : MDD122058 - Test Rundown
Enclosure 2 : MDD122058 - Test Participation Form
Enclosure 3 : MDD122058 - Test Result Confirmation Form

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27/11/2012 MDD/12/2064 Updates on Dissemination of More Indices via Market Datafeed ('MDF')
Enclosure 1 : Test Rundown - MDD/12/2064
Enclosure 2 : Test Participation Form - MDD/12/2064
Enclosure 3 : Test Result Confirmation Form - MDD/12/2064
Enclosure 4 : CESC Press Release
Enclosure 5 : MDS Transmission Specifications

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26/11/2012 MDD/12/2053 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) 1. Renaming Certification Test to Readiness Test 2. Distribution of Readiness Test Document for OMD Phase 1a (OMD-C)
Enclosure 1 : HKEx OMD Readiness Test Overview 1.0

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23/11/2012 MDD/12/2055 Guiding Note for the Use of HKEx Market Data at HKEx Hosting Data Centre
Enclosure 1 : Guiding Note

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20/11/2012 MDD/12/2014 Updates on Dissemination of More Indices via Market Datafeed ('MDF')
Enclosure 1 : Market Rehearsal Rundown
Enclosure 2 : Test Participation Form - MDD/12/2014
Enclosure 3 : Test Result Confirmation Form - MDD/12/2014

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15/11/2012 MDD/12/1938 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) Phase 1b - Information Sheet and Interface Specifications for Mainland Market Data Hub (MMDH)
Enclosure 1 : Clients Notice
Enclosure 2 : Clients Notice (Chinese)
Enclosure 3 : Attachments

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12/11/2012 MDD/12/1925 Updates on Dissemination of More Indices via Market Datafeed ('MDF')

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06/11/2012 MDD/12/1897 12-11-06 Post Release Test for PRSPRS Plus System Upgrade for Dynamic Price Banding Mechanism
Enclosure 1 : Test Rundown - MDD121897
Enclosure 2 : Test Participation Form - MDD121897
Enclosure 3 : Test Result Confirmation Form - MDD121897

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05/11/2012 MDD/12/1892 Deferral of Market Rehearsal for Dissemination of More Indices via Market Datafeed (MDF)

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31/10/2012 MDD/12/1841 Settlement Price figure for HSI Volatility Index Futures on 30 October 2012 (Tuesday)

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31/10/2012 MDD/12/1747 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform Phase 1a (OMD-C) - Updated Materials
Enclosure 1 : HKEx_OMD_Binary_Interface_Specifications_v1_2
Enclosure 2 : OMD_Connectivity_Guide_Securities Market Index da

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30/10/2012 MDD/12/1836 2nd Market Rehearsal for PRS and PRS Plus System Upgrade for Dynamic Price Banding Mechanism
Enclosure 1 : Test Rundown - MDD121836
Enclosure 2 : Test Participation Form - MDD121836
Enclosure 3 : Test Result Confirmation Form - MDD121836

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26/10/2012 MDD/12/1784 Capital Adjustment to the Esprit Holdings Limited (ESP) Stock Futures and Stock Options Contracts - Rights Share Issue
Enclosure 1 : ESP & ESA series effective 29 October 2012

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26/10/2012 MDD/12/1783 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) - Phase 1a Implementation Certification Test Briefing Session on 8 & 9 Nov 2012
Enclosure 1 : Enrolment Form for OMD Certification Test Briefing

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25/10/2012 MDD/12/1774 RMB Counter for Shares of Hopewell Highway Infrastructure Limited (the Company)
Enclosure 1 : Participant Circulars - MDD121774

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24/10/2012 MDD/12/1769 Capital Adjustment to the Esprit Holding Limited (ESP) Stock Futures and Stock Options Contracts - Rights Share Issue
Enclosure 1 : Participant Circulars - MDD121769

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19/10/2012 MDD/12/1753 Post Release Test for Migration of MDS/3.8 to Tseung Kwan O Data Centre on 27 October 2012
Enclosure 1 : Test Rundown
Enclosure 2 : Test Participation Form
Enclosure 3 : Test Result Confirmation Form

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16/10/2012 MDD/12/1693 Participant Briefing Session on HKEx Orion Central Gateway
Enclosure 1 : Circular
Enclosure 2 : Enrolment Form

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12/10/2012 MDD/12/1688 Market Rehearsal for PRS and PRS Plus System Upgrade for Dynamic Price Banding Mechanism
Enclosure 1 : Test Rundown - MDD121688
Enclosure 2 : Test Participation Form - MDD121688
Enclosure 3 : Test Result Confirmation Form - MDD121688

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12/10/2012 MDD/12/1686 Dissemination of More Indices via Market Datafeed (MDF)

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05/10/2012 MDD/12/1674 Vendor Seminar on 18 Oct and 19 Oct 2012
Enclosure 1 : Vendor Seminar - Enrolment Form_18 Oct & 19 Oct 20
Enclosure 2 : Vendor Seminar - Enrolment Form_18 Oct 19 Oct 201

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03/10/2012 MDD/12/1667 Simulation Test for After-Hour Futures Trading

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21/09/2012 MDD/12/1427 Testing schedule for PRS/PRS Plus system upgrade for Dynamic Price Banding Mechanism
Enclosure 4 : Software Upgrade for Exchange Participants

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19/09/2012 MDD/12/1421 Seminar and Cocktail Reception on BRICS Exchanges Alliance Update
Enclosure 1 : Participant Circular

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14/09/2012 MDD/12/1374 Introduction of Renminbi Currency Futures
Enclosure 1 : CUS series effective 17 September 2012

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03/09/2012 MDD/12/1180 (1) Market Rehearsals for Migration of MDS3.8 to Tseung Kwan O Data Centre and (2) Regular AMS/3.8 Rehearsal on 6 October 2012 (the Rehearsal)

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03/09/2012 MDD/12/1295 Market Rehearsals for Migration of IIS to Tseung Kwan O Data Centre

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28/08/2012 MDD/12/1279 Sub-Market Code of Security Static Information

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28/08/2012 MDD/12/1278 HKEx OMD for Securities Market and Index - Adding Conflated Broker Queue feed as optional service to OMD Securities FullTick
Enclosure 1 : Enclosure 1 - OMD Feed enrollment form_revised

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22/08/2012 MDD/12/1189 Introduction of Renminbi Currency Futures
Enclosure 1 : HKEx News Release - 12/1189
Enclosure 2 : Exchanges Participant Circular - 12/1189
Enclosure 3 : PRS Transmission Spec 3.2.9
Enclosure 4 : PRS Plus Transmission Spec 1.0.8

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15/08/2012 MDD/12/1131 Removal of IIS News and Attachments

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13/08/2012 MDD/12/1116 Additional Readniness Test for Renminbi (RMB) Currency Futures

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08/08/2012 MDD/12/1113 Updated Day High / Low Values for Hang Seng Family of Indices on 8 August 2012 (Wednesday)

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08/08/2012 MDD/12/1112 Incorrect Day High / Low Values for Hang Seng Family of Indices on 8 August 2012 (Wednesday)

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31/07/2012 MDD/12/1054 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform for Securities Market & Index Datafeed Products - Information Pack and On-boarding tools
Enclosure 1 : OMD Information Pack and On-boarding Activities
Enclosure 2 : HKEx OMD Binary Interface Specifications v1.1
Enclosure 3 : Enclosures

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31/07/2012 MDD/12/1055 HKEx Publishes Consultation Paper on Trading Halts Proposal

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27/07/2012 MDD/12/1041 Presentation Material of HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) - Securities Market Implementation Technical Briefing Session on 24 Jul 2012
Enclosure 1 : Presentation material for Technical Briefing

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23/07/2012 MDD/12/1032 New Products and Policies on: (1) Market Data Fees for OMD; (2) End-User Licence for Securities Market Data; and (3) Non-Display Usage

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23/07/2012 MDD/12/1031 Arrangements upon issuance of Typhoon and/or Rainstorm warning signal

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19/07/2012 MDD/12/1023 Briefing Sessions for Upgrade of Securities and Derivatives Network (SDNet/2) - Phase Two

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16/07/2012 MDD/12/979 Termination of Futures Products and Index Options under the Securities Market Datafeeds (MDF 3.8 & MDF) effective 6 August 2012 - Reminder

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12/07/2012 MDD/12/974 Updates for Upcoming System Upgrades

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12/07/2012 MDD/12/972 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) - Securities Market Implementation Technical Briefing Session on 24 July 2012
Enclosure 1 : OMD Technical Briefing - Enrolment Form (English)
Enclosure 2 : OMD Technical Briefing - Enrolment Form (Chinese)

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06/07/2012 MDD/12/959 Schedule for Upcoming System Upgrades
Enclosure 1 : PRS Plus Transmission Spec V.1.0.7
Enclosure 2 : PRS Transmission Spec V.3.2.8
Enclosure 3 : PRS Canned Data - AHFT
Enclosure 4 : PRS Canned Data - Technical Upgrade

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06/07/2012 MDD/12/958 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) - Removal of FIX/FAST Message Protocol
Enclosure 1 : IV Notice (English)
Enclosure 2 : IV Notice (Chinese)

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06/07/2012 MDD/12/957 Vendor Seminar on 20 July 2012
Enclosure 1 : Enrollment Form

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06/07/2012 MDD/12/902 Annual Drill for Site Failure for IIS Scheduled for 28 July 2012

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26/06/2012 MDD/12/885 Test Rundown of Readniness Test for Renminbi (RMB) Currency Futures

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19/06/2012 MDD/12/862 HKEx Website - Data Products Corner

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08/06/2012 MDD/12/813 Introduction of New Stock Options Contracts on Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited (GLX), Sands China Limited (SAN) and Standard Chartered PLC (STC)

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08/06/2012 MDD/12/811 Notice of Office Relocation

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06/06/2012 MDD/12/809 Capital Adjustment to the Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited Stock Options and Futures Contracts - Bonus Issue

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04/06/2012 MDD/12/801 PRS and PRS Plus Capacity Upgrade 2012

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31/05/2012 MDD/12/766 Updates on Renminbi Currency Futures

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30/05/2012 MDD/12/749 Dissemination of Critical Exchanges Messages to Market
Enclosure 1 : Reply Slip

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28/05/2012 MDD/12/748 PRS and PRS Plus Capcity Upgrade 2012

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24/05/2012 MDD/12/733 12-05-24 Introduction of New Stock Option Classes - GLX-SAN-STC

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15/05/2012 MDD/12/661 Reminder for Termination of Short Selling Turnover Information on AMS/3 Information Pages Effective 21 May 2012

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10/05/2012 MDD/12/655 HKEx Hosting Services Ecosystem Founding Members Conference
Enclosure 1 : Notice on HKEx Hosting Services

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07/05/2012 MDD/12/572 Termination of Futures Products and Index Options under the Securities Market Datafeeds (MDF 3.8 & MDF) Effective 6 August 2012
Enclosure 1 : MDS3 8 MDF3 8 Transmission Specification v1.5
Enclosure 2 : MDS3 8 MDF Transmission Specification v7.5

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04/05/2012 MDD/12/530 Post Release Test for SDNet/2 Network Migration

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27/04/2012 MDD/12/532 Market Rehearsal and Post Release Test for newly added news types 'SSN' and 'SSC' for Short Selling Turnover Information effective 21 May 2012

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20/04/2012 MDD/12/521 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) - Interface Specifications for Securities Market & Index Datafeed Products
Enclosure 1 : HKEx OMD Binary Interface Specifications v1.0
Enclosure 2 : HKEx OMD FIX/FAST Interface Specifications v1.0

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20/04/2012 MDD/12/520 Readiness Test of Trading Renminbi Currency Futures

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10/04/2012 MDD/12/467 Test Rundown for Derivatives Site Failover Drill on 14 April 2012

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02/04/2012 MDD/12/434 PRS and PRS Plus Capacity Upgrade 2012

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02/04/2012 MDD/12/430 Updates on SDNet/2 Network Migration for MDS & IIS and Test Rundown for Market Rehearsal

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30/03/2012 MDD/12/426 HKEx Orion Market Data Platform - Securities Market Implementation
Enclosure 1 : Vendor Seminar
Enclosure 2 : HKEx Orion Market Data Platform Information Paper

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29/03/2012 MDD/12/416 Introduction of Futures Contracts on BRICS Markets

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26/03/2012 MDD/12/401 Capital Adjustment to the Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited Futures Contracts - Bonus Issue

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21/03/2012 MDD/12/385 HKEx Hosting Services Information Briefing Sessions
Enclosure 1 : Notice on HKEx Hosting Services

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20/03/2012 MDD/12/384 Next Generation Market Data System - Vendor Seminar on 30 March 2012

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16/03/2012 MDD/12/377 Termination of Short Selling Turnover Information on AMS/3 Information Pages Effective 21 May 2012

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16/03/2012 MDD/12/351 Termination of Short Selling Turnover Info. on AMS/3 Information Pages Effective 21 May 2012

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15/03/2012 MDD/12/349 Derivatives Site Failover Drill on 14 April 2012

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15/03/2012 MDD/12/347 Introduction of Futures Contracts on BRICS Markets

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13/03/2012 MDD/12/340 (1) PRS and PRS Plus Capacity Upgrade 2012 (2) After-Hours Futures Trading

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09/03/2012 MDD/12/332 Change of Headline Categories

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06/03/2012 MDD/12/312 Market Rehearsal on Vendors Automatic Line Failover and Line Reconnection Capability scheduled for 17 March 2012

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05/03/2012 MDD/12/317 Reminder on Alignment of fee-liable periods for Quote Metering System upon Phase 2 Extension of Trading Hours effective 5 March 2012

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02/03/2012 MDD/12/315 Revision of Stock Codes Allocation Plan

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02/03/2012 MDD/12/263 Project Schedule of Securities and Derivatives Network (SDNet/2) - Phase 1 MDS/IIS Network Migration

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02/03/2012 MDD/12/255 HKEx's Second Phase New Trading Hours to Begin 5 March

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27/02/2012 MDD/12/262 Test Rundown for Post Release Test of Extension of Trading Hours (Phase 2) on 3 March 2012

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17/02/2012 MDD/12/236 Introduction of HSI Volatility Index Futures

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06/02/2012 MDD/12/116 Test Rundown of for 1) Simulation Sessions for ETH and 2) MR and PRT for Introduction of VHSI Futures

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06/02/2012 MDD/12/144 Test Rundown on 11 and 18 February 2012 for Simulation Session for ETH (Phase 2)

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03/02/2012 MDD/12/118 New Format of Stock Short Name for DW/CBBC
Enclosure 1 : Naming Convention of DW And CBBC on Web 31 Jan 2012

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18/01/2012 MDD/12/088 Capital Adjustment to the Swire Pacific Limited 'A' Futures and Options Contracts - Conditional Dividends

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12/01/2012 MDD/12/055 Revision of Stock Codes Allocation Plan

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10/01/2012 MDD/12/043 Test Rundown of Readiness Test for Trading Renminbi Denominated Futures and Option Contracts

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09/01/2012 MDD/12/042 Arrangements Regarding Changes to Trading Hours (Phase Two)

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03/01/2012 MDD/11/2662 Capital Adjustment to the Swire Pacific Limited 'A' Futures and Options Contracts - Conditional Dividends

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MDF = Market Datafeed System 3.8
MDF* = Market Datafeed System*
OG = Information Distributors under the Standard Agreement for Distribution of Information from Open Gateway
PRS = Price Reporting System
PRS Plus = Price Reporting System Plus
OAPI = OAPI
IIS = Issuer Information feed Service

Alignment of fee-liable periods for Quote Metering System upon Extension of Trading Hours