Market Open Ceremony / Market Closing Ceremony 
26/09/2017 
 

Listed companies, non-listed companies and various professional entities now have the unique opportunity to host a Market Open Ceremony at HKEX to celebrate special occasions:

IPO Anniversaries
Company Milestones
Product Launches
Founding Anniversaries
Corporate Events

This event provides a unique opportunity for all guests to experience the exciting atmosphere surrounding the market open, live from the Exchange. Directors and VIPs will have the honor of opening the market to commence the day’s trading by striking the "Gong". The event will be filmed live and will provide photo opportunities. In addition, we will issue a photo release to alert the media of the event, providing extra visibility for your company. 

 

 

26 September 2017, Tuesday

Zhejiang United Investment Holdings Group Ltd. hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Zhejiang United Investment Holdings Group Ltd. hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 26 September 2017.

12 September 2017, Tuesday

Ausupreme International Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Ausupreme International Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 12 September 2017 to celebrate the 1st anniversary of its listing.

5 September 2017, Tuesday

Vontobel Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Vontobel Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 5 September 2017.

20 June 2017, Tuesday

The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts hosted the Market Open Ceremony

The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 20 June 2017 to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

29 May 2017, Monday

Beijing Enterprises Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Beijing Enterprises Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 29 May 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its listing.

5 May 2017, Friday

Bank of China Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Bank of China Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 5 May 2017.

24 April 2017, Monday

Emperor Capital Group Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Emperor Capital Group Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 24 April 2017 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its listing.

21 March 2017, Tuesday

China Development Bank Hong Kong Branch hosted the Market Open Ceremony

China Development Bank Hong Kong Branch hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 21 March 2017.

9 March 2017, Thursday

Shenzhen Investment Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Shenzhen Investment Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 9 March 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its listing.

17 January 2017, Tuesday

Irish Funds Association hosted the Market Closing Ceremony

Mr. Pat Lardner, Chief Executive of Irish Funds and Mr. Eoghan Murphy, TD, Minister of State for Financial Services of Ireland hosted Market Closing Ceremony on 17 January 2017.

16 January 2017, Monday

The Minister for National Economy of Hungary, Mr. Mihály Varga, hosted the Market Open Ceremony

The Minister for National Economy of Hungary, Mr. Mihály Varga, hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 16 January 2017.
16 December 2016, Friday

Karrie International Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Karrie International Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 16 December 2016 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its listing.

 

15 December 2016, Thursday

100 Women in Finance hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Ms. Sarah Dyer Dana and Ms. Carol Kim, Co-founders of 100 Women in Finance, Mr. Romnesh Lamba, Co-Head of Market Development, HKEX and Ms. Clara Chan, Head of Direct Investment, HKMA hosted Market Open Ceremony to celebrate 100 Women in Finance's 15th Anniversary on 15 December 2016.

 

12 December 2016, Monday

Hong Kong Investor Relations Association hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Dr. Eva Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Investor Relations Association and Mr. Romnesh Lamba, Co-Head of Market Development, HKEX hosted Market Open Ceremony on 12 December 2016 to celebrate HKIRA’s 8th Anniversary and the success of IR Symposium 2016.

 

28 October 2016, Friday 

AIA Group Limited hosted the Market Closing Ceremony

Mr. Jacky Chan, Chief Executive Officer of AIA Hong Kong & Macau hosted Market Closing Ceremony on 28 October 2016 to celebrate AIA 85th Anniversary.

8 July 2016, Friday

Bamboos Health Care Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony 

Bamboos Health Care Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 8 July 2016 to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of its listing.

1 June 2016, Wednesday

Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Simon Wong, JP, President, Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades Limited and Mr. Lee Yuen Hong, Chairman, Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 1 June 2016.

 

12 May 2016, Thursday

Gold-Finance Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr Wei Jie, Chairman of Gold Finance Holdings Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 12 May 2016.

22 March 2016, Tuesday

HKEX Hosted Market Opening Ceremony to Welcome Lithuanian Prime Minister

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) hosted a market opening ceremony on 22 March 2016 to welcome Algirdas Butkevičius, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania and the official delegation.  HKEX Chairman Chow Chung Kong and Mr Butkevičius opened morning trading in HKEX’s securities market by striking a gong.

 

8 March 2016, Tuesday

Women’s Exchange at HKEX and Women in ETFs hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Ms Charlene Low, Co-head, Women in ETFs Asia Pacific Chapter, Ms Angelina Kwan, Chairperson of Women’s Exchange and Head of Regulatory Compliance, HKEX, Ms Yvonne Ng, Co-head, Women in ETFs Asia Pacific Chapter and Mr Brian Roberts, Senior Vice President, Client and Marketing Services hosted Market Open Ceremony on 8 March 2016.

 

7 March 2016, Monday

Morningstar Asia Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Nick Cheung, CEO, Asia and Mr. Jeff Ptak, Global Head of Manager Research of Morningstar Asia Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 7 March 2016.

 

1 March 2016, Tuesday

C&D International Investment Group Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Zhuang Yuekai, Chairman and Executive Director of C&D International Investment Group Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 1 March 2016.

 

25 February 2016, Thursday

DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Lu Jianzhong, Board Chairman of DTXS Silk Road Investment Holdings Company Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 25 February 2016.

 

19 January 2016, Tuesday

Irish Funds Association hosted the Market Closing Ceremony

Mr. Pat Lardner, Chief Executive of Irish Funds and Mr. Paul Kavanagh, Ambassador of Ireland to China hosted Market Closing Ceremony on 19 January 2016.

 

14 December 2015, Tuesday

Global Investment Contest hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Charles Li, Chief Executive of HKEX and candidates of Global Investment Contest hosted Market Open Ceremony on 14 December 2015. 

8 December 2015, Tuesday

CGN New Energy Holdings Company Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. He Yu, Chairman of China General Nuclear Power Corporation hosted Market Open Ceremony on 8 December 2015.

2 December 2015, Wednesday

LVGEM (China) Real Estate Investment Company Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Ms. Huang Jingshu, Chairman of the Board of LVGEM (China) Real Estate Investment Company Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 2 December 2015.

26 November 2015, Thursday

Hong Kong General Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Rono Kwong, Chairman of Hong Kong General Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs hosted Market Open Ceremony on 26 November 2015.

29 October 2015, Thursday

AIA Group Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 Mr. Mark Tucker, Group Chief Executive and President of AIA hosted Market Open Ceremony on 29 October 2015 to celebrate their 5th Anniversary of Listing.

 

27 October 2015, Tuesday

Hong Kong Investor Relations Association hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Dr. Eva Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Investor Relations Association and Mr. Roger Lee, Managing Director & Head of Market Operations, HKEx hosted Market Open Ceremony on 27 October 2015 to celebrate HKIRA’s 7th Anniversary and success of IR Symposium.

 

20 October 2015, Tuesday

CNQC International Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Du Bo, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of CNQC International Holdings Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 20 October 2015.

13 July 2015, Monday

Daohe Global Group Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr. Zhou Xijian, Chairman of Daohe Global Group Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 13 July 2015.

8 July 2015, Wednesday

Bamboo Health Care Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ms. Hai Hiu Chu, Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Wong Kam Pui, Non-executive Director of Bamboos Health Care Holdings Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 8 July 2015 to celebrate 1st anniversary of listing on HKEx.

30 June 2015, Tuesday

100 Women in Hedge Funds hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ms. Amanda Pullinger, Chief Executive Officer and Ms. Carol Kim, Co-founder of 100 Women in Hedge Funds hosted Market Open Ceremony to celebrate their education programme, "Investing in the Next Generation" on 30 June 2015.

 

19 June 2015, Friday

lululemon athletica hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr. Laurent Potdevin, Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Ken Lee, Senior Vice President and APAC General Manager of lululemon athletica hosted Market Open Ceremony on 19 June 2015 to celebrate Hong Kong market launch.

8 June 2015, Monday

CRRC Corporation hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Zheng Changhong, Vice Chairman of CRRC Corporation Limited hosted Market Open ceremony on 8 June 2015 to celebrate listing on HKEx and the merger of China CNR Corporation Limited and CSR Corporation Limited.

9 March 2015, Monday

Women in ETFs hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ms Charlene Low, Chapter Head to Women in ETFs Asia, Ms Shelly Painter, Advisor to Women in ETFs Asia and Ms Susan Chan, Advisor to Women in ETFs Asia hosted Market Open Ceremony on 9 March 2015.

29 December 2014, Monday

Qingdao Holdings International Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Zhang Zhenan, Chairman of Qingdao Holdings International Limited and Mr Yu Chong, Bureau Chief of Shandong Tourism Administration hosted Market Open Ceremony on 29 December 2014.

11 December 2014, Thursday

Air China Limited (stock code: 753) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Fan Cheng, Vice President and Executive Director of Air China Limited and Mr Xiao Feng, Chief Financial Officer of Air China Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 11 December 2014 to celebrating 10th anniversary of listing on HKEx.

3 December 2014, Wednesday

Hong Kong Canada Business Association hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ms Bonita Wong, President of HKCBA Calgary Section and Mr Simon Ng, President of Hong Kong Alumni Community hosted Market Open Ceremony on 3 December 2014. 

11 November 2014, Tuesday

Hong Kong Investor Relations Association hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Dr Eva Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Investor Relations Association and Mr James Fok, Chief of Staff and Head of Group Strategy, HKEx hosted Market Open Ceremony on 11 November 2014 to celebrate HKIRA’s 6th Anniversary and success of IR Symposium.

 

24 October 2014, Friday

Bank of China Limited (stock code: 3988) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Chen Siqing, President of Bank of China Limited and Mr Zhang Jinliang, Executive Vice President of Bank of China Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 24 October 2014 to celebrate listing of offshore preference share (stock code: 4601).

 

24 September 2014, Wednesday

Global Investment Contest hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr David Lo, Managing Director of Market Operations, HKEx and candidates of Global Investment Contest hosted Market Open Ceremony on 24 September 2014.

 

1 September 2014, Monday

CITIC Limited (stock code: 267) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Chang Zhenming, Chairman of CITIC Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 1 September 2014.

 

7 July 2014, Monday

Citychamp Watch & Jewellery Group Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Hon Kwok Lung, Chairman of Citychamp Watch & Jewellery Group Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 7 July 2014.

19 May 2014, Monday

China LVGEM Property Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Ye Xing An, Executive Director of China LVGEM Property Holdings Limited and Mr Zhu Jiu Sheng, Independent Executive Director of New Heritage Holdings Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 19 May 2014.

16 May 2014, Friday

Yuan Heng Gas Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr Wang Jian Qing, Chairman of Yuan Heng Gas Holdings Limited and his spouse Ms Chen Xu hosted Market Open Ceremony on 16 May 2014.

9 May 2014, Friday

Honourable Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia, Canada hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Honourable Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia, Canada hosted Market Open Ceremony on 9 May 2014.

 

19 March 2014, Wednesday

Ground Properties Company Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ms Chai Xiu, Chairlady of Ground Properties Company Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 19 March 2014.

 

27 January 2014, Monday

BeijingWest Industries International Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr. Xu Ning, Chairman of BeijingWest Industries International Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 27 January 2014. 

 

20 December 2013, Friday

COFCO Land Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

 

 

Mr. Ning Gaoning, Chairman of COFCO Corporation and Mr. Zhou Zheng, Chairman of COFCO Land Holdings Limited hosted Market Open Ceremony on 20 December 2013.

 

12 December 2013, Thursday

Hong Kong Investor Relations Association hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

 

 

Dr. Eva Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Investor Relations Association and Mr. Ryan Wuebbels, Head of Investor Relations, HKEx hosted Market Open Ceremony on 12 December 2013 to celebrate HKIRA’s 5th Anniversary and success of Forum on Investor Relations – Conversation with the Sell Sides.

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20 November 2013, Wednesday

Investor Education Centre opened the Market Trading Session

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Miles Larbey, General Manager of Investor Education Centre, Ms. Jeanette Kwok, Senior Manager of Investor Education Centre together with Ms. Cecilia Ko, Senior Manager of Investor Education Centre and Mr. Damian Yip, Senior Manager of Investor Education Centre opened Market Trading Session on 20 November 2013 to mark the first anniversary of Investor Education Centre.

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13 November 2013, Wednesday
Qianlong Technology International Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

 

 

Mr. Chen Liju, Executive Director of Qianlong Technology International Holdings Limited together with other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 13 November 2013.

 

8 November 2013, Friday
Global Venture Capital Congress hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

 

 

Mr. Terry McGuire, Chairman of Global Venture Capital Congress and Mr. Johnny Chan, President and Executive Director of The Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association together with other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 8 November 2013 to celebrate the success of Global Venture Capital Congress 2013.

 


11 October 2013, Friday
SAP hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

 

 

Mr. Mark Gibbs, Chief Operating Offier of SAP Asia Pacific & Japan and Mr. John Martin Maguire, Head of Corporate Finance, Reorient Group & HKEx Listing Committee Member together with other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 11 October 2013 to celebrate the success of the Shareholder Value Conference jointly hosted by HKEx and SAP.

 


27 August 2013, Tuesday
Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

 

 

Mr. Zhang Yuliang, Chairman of Greenland Holding Group together with other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 27 August 2013 to celebrate the inauguration of Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited.

 


15 July 2013, Monday
Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Fok Tung Ling, Chairman and Mr. Zhang Yue Jun, Vice Chairman & President of Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited together with other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 15 July 2013 to celebrate Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited’s 10th Listing Anniversary.

 

 


22 March 2013, Friday
Davis Polk & Wardwell hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Mr. Tom Reid, Managing Partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell and Mr. William Barron, Partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell Hong Kong Office together with partners and other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 22 March 2013 to celebrate 20 years in Hong Kong.

 

  
  

7 November 2012, Wednesday
Corporate Women Directors International hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ms. Irene Natividad, President of the Corporate Women Directors International, joined by the Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Ms. Julia Leung and distinguished women leaders from both private and public sectors, hosted the Market Opening Ceremony on 7 November 2012.

 

 
  

 

19 September 2012, Wednesday
The Council of the Federation hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

The Council of the Federation led by the Honorable Premier, Mr. Darrell Dexter, of the Government of Nova Scotia and the Honorable Premier, Mr. Bob McLeod, of the Government of Northwest Territories, and other distinguished guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 19 September 2012.

 


 

13 September 2012, Thursday
Emperor Watch and Jewellery Limited (Stock code: 887) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ms. Cindy Yeung, Chairperson of Emperor Watch & Jewellery Limited, Mr. Henry Chan, Executive Director of Emperor Watch & Jewellery Limited, together with Dr. Albert Yeung, Chairman of Emperor Group and other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony to celebrate the Group’s 70th anniversary on 13 September 2012.

 


 

23 August 2012, Thursday
China Overseas Land & Investment Limited (Stock code: 688) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr. Kong Qingping, Chairman, Mr. Yi Jun, Chairman of China Overseas Holdings Limited together with senior directors hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 23 August 2012 to celebrate China Overseas Land & Investment Limited’s 20th Listing Anniversary.

 


 

20 August 2012, Monday 
Champion Technology Holdings Limited (Stock code: 92) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

Prof. Dr. Paul Kan, Chairman, and Mr. Leo Kan, CEO of Champion Technology Holdings Limited (Stock code: 92) hosted the Market Open Ceremony with Dr. Eddy Fong, Chairman of the SFC, and Mr. C K Chow, Chairman of HKEx, on 20 August 2012 to celebrate its 20th Listing Anniversary.

 


 

10 July 2012, Tuesday 
inPERU hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

inPERU delegation led by the Minister of Economy and Finance of Peru, Mr. Luis Miguel Castilla joined by Mr. Roberto Hoyle, Chairman of the Lima Stock Exchange and other honorable guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 10 July 2012.

 


 

22 June 2012, Friday
Ipreo hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Manulife Financial, Mr. Michael Huddart, Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer for Hong Kong, joined by Mr. Steve Roder, Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer from Canada as well as other senior executives, officiates the Market Open Ceremony on 21 June 2012.

 


 
21 June 2012, Thursday
Manulife Financial Corporation (Stock code: 945) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Manulife Financial, Mr. Michael Huddart, Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer for Hong Kong, joined by Mr. Steve Roder, Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer from Canada as well as other senior executives, officiates the Market Open Ceremony on 21 June 2012.

 


 
29 May 2012, Tuesday
CFA Institute hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Dr. Ashvin P. Vibhakar, CFA, Managing Director of Asia Pacific Operations at CFA Institute together with Mr. Jimmy Jim, President of The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts and other distinguished guests hosted the Market Open Ceremony to celebrate 50 years of the CFA Charter on 29 May 2012.

 


 
19 April 2012, Thursday
Hebei Provincial Government hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr. Zhou Wanchun, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Xu Yaxiong, Independent Non-executive Director, together with other senior management of Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited, (Stock code: 631) hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 27 March 2012.

 


 
27 March 2012, Tuesday
Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Co. Limited (Stock code: 631) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Mr. Zhou Wanchun, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Xu Yaxiong, Independent Non-executive Director, together with other senior management of Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited, (Stock code: 631) hosted the Market Open Ceremony on 27 March 2012.

 


 
3 January 2012, Thursday
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (Stock code:388) hosted the Market Open Ceremony

 

Ronald Arculli, Chairman, Charles Li, CEO, together with Independent Non-Executive Directors, Senior Management Committee members and staff representatives of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, (Stock code: 388) hosted the first Market Open Ceremony on 3 January 2012 to celebrate the first trading day of Year 2012.

 

 

For further information, please contact HKEX – Events anagement at (852) 2840 3826 or send an email to im@hkex.com.hk

 

Disclaimer

Holding a market open ceremony at HKEx is not mandatory for companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”).   Participating listed companies will not under any circumstances receive special endorsement from SEHK or HKEx.