Contract Summary 
02/03/2012 
 

H-shares Index Options

Item

Standard Options

Flexible Options

Underlying Index               

  Hang Seng China Enterprises Index

HKATS Code 

HHI

XHH

Contract Multiplier 

HK$50 per index point

Minimum Fluctuation 

One index point

Contract Months

  

Short-dated Options:-
Spot, next two calendar months & next three calendar quarter months

Long-dated Options:-
the next three months of June & December

 

Any calendar month not further out than the longest term of expiry months that are available for trading

Exercise Style

European Style

Option Premium

Quoted in whole index points

Strike Prices

Short-dated Options:-  
 Index points

 Intervals

 Below 2,000

 50

 At or above 2,000 but below 8,000

 100

 At or above 8,000

 200

   
 Long-dated Options:-  
 Index points  Intervals
 Below 4,000

100 

 At or above 4,000 but below 8,000

 200

 At or above 8,000 but below 12,000

 400

 At or above 12,000 but below 15,000

 600

 At or above 15,000 but below 19,000

 800

 At or above 19,000

 1,000

Within +/-30% from the opening price of the spot month futures contract on the day of request, or the range of the prevailing highest and lowest strike prices available amongst the contract month requested to be created, and all other existing contract months with longer expiry terms on the day of request, whichever range is the largest

 

Trading Hours 

9:15 am - 12:00 noon & 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

(Expiring contract month closes at 4:00 pm on the Expiry Day)

For Flexible Index Options, no request of series creation is acceptable within the last 30 minutes before market close

Expiry Day 

The Business Day immediately preceding the last Business Day of the Contract Month

Official Settlement Price

The average of quotations taken at (i) five (5) minute intervals from five (5) minutes after the start of, and up to five (5) minutes before the end of, the Continuous Trading Session of SEHK; and (ii) the close of trading on SEHK on the Last Trading Day

Transaction Costs

 

 Exchange Fee                HK$3.50
Commission Levy             HK$0.60
   Commission Rate             Negotiable

Please visit “Rules, Regulations and Procedures of the Futures Exchange” of “Trading Rules” under “Rules and Regulations” of the HKEx website for full contract specifications.