HKEx Monthly Market Highlights - February 2013 
28/02/2013 
 
Highlights
 

 

- Securities Market

  • The average daily turnover for the first two months of 2013 was $75,440 million, an increase of 21 per cent when compared with $62,507 million for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of derivative warrants for the first two months of 2013 was $10,262 million, an increase of 20 per cent when compared with $8,573 million for the same period last year
  • Fund raised by IPOs for the first two months of 2013 totalled $6,261 million, an increase of 79 per cent when compared with $3,507 million for the same period last year.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first two months of 2013 was 553,679 contracts, an increase of 13 per cent when compared with the 488,780 contracts for the same period last year.
  • On 22 February 2013, the open interest of Stock Futures reached a record high of 39,535 contracts.

 

Listed Securities (Main Board and GEM)
Month-end figures

 

Feb 2013

Feb 2012

End 2012

No. of listed companies

 1,554

 1,507

 1,547

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

22,660.4

20,748.2

21,950.1

No. of newly listed companies *

3

3

64

No. of listed securities

7,531

7,036

6,903

No. of equity warrants

11

14

11

No. of derivatives warrants

4,300

4,096

3,747

No. of CBBCs

1,259

1,100

1,214

No. of unit trusts

111

112

111

No. of debt securities

292

203

269

* Includes the number of transfer of listings from GEM to Main Board

 

Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

Feb 2013

Jan 2013

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

1,220,242

1,721,924

-29%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

71,779

78,269

-8%

No. of trading days

17

22

-

* Turnover value for securities traded in non-Hong Kong dollar currency have been included.

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

Feb 2013
($Mil)

Jan 2013
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

853,556.54
(69.9%)

1,239,834.75
(72.0%)

-31.2%

Derivative warrants

178,707.39
(14.6%)

221,544.65
(12.9%)

-19.3%

CBBCs

91,472.74
(7.5%)

128,707.73
(7.5%)

-28.9%

Unit Trusts
(include ETFs)

96,351.51
(7.9%)

131,534.31
(7.6%)

-26.7%

( ) % of market total
Turnover value for securities traded in non-Hong Kong dollar currency have been included.

 

ATS Transactions

The total turnover of automated trading services’ (ATS) transactions for February 2013 was $28,966 million (2.4 % of the securities market total turnover).

 

Mainland Enterprises (Main Board and GEM)
Month-end figures

 

Feb 2013

Feb 2012

End 2012

No. of H shares

 176

167

176

No. of Red chips Stocks

120

 107

108

No. of Mainland private enterprises

 440

413

437

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

56.7%

59.1%

57.4%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

71.6%

72.7%

69.6%

 

Index Performance
Month-end figures

 

Feb 2013

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEx LargeCap Index

27409.45

-3.1%

4.4%

S&P/HKEx GEM Index

414.72

3.3%

-16.7%

Hang Seng Index

23020.27

-3.0%

6.2%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index#

11437.17

-5.7%

-3.3%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4591.60

-2.3%

8.9%

# - tracks H shares
* - tracks Red chips

 

Derivatives Market Turnover

 

Average Daily Volume (Contracts)

Feb 2013

Jan 2013

% Change

Total Futures

204,771

192,865

6.2%

Hang Seng Index Futures

83,548

77,591

7.7%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

28,653

29,502

-2.9%

H-shares Index Futures

81,013

73,396

10.4%

Mini H-shares Index Futures

8,140

8,215

-0.9%

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

165

73

126.0%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

3

377

-99.2%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

2

4

-50.0%

IBOVESPA Futures

0

0

-

MICEX Index Futures

0

0

-

Sensex Index Futures

0

0

-

FTSE/JSE Top40 Futures

0

0

-

Stock Futures

2,895

3,158

-8.3%

3-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

3-Year Exchange Fund Note Futures

0

0

-

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

352

550

-36.0%

Gold Futures

0

0

-

Total Options

343,559

364,948

-5.9%

Hang Seng Index Options

39,212

33,783

16.1%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

4,933

4,566

8.0%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

378

-100.0%

H-shares Index Options

26,875

26,965

-0.3%

Flexible H-shares Index Options

35

95

-63.2%

Stock Options

272,504

299,161

-8.9%

Total Futures and Options

548,330

557,813

-1.7%

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

Feb 2013

Jan 2013

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

925,120

1,037,592

-10.84%

Average daily number of settlement instructions (SIs) settled by CCASS

86,036

92,492

-6.98%

Average daily number of investor SIs (ISIs) settled by CCASS

398

568

-29.93%

Average daily settlement efficiency of CNS stock positions on due day (T+2)

99.92

99.81

N/A

Shares deposited in the CCASS depository
    % of total issued shares 
    % of the total market capitalisation


69.99%
51.82%


69.74%
51.97%


N/A
N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

Feb 2013

Jan 2013

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

  Equity Index Futures

347,825

419,481

-17.1%

  Stock Futures

35,908

33,472

7.3%

  Interest Rates Futures

0

0

-

  RMB Currency Futures

5,047

4,847

4.1%

  Gold Futures

0

0

-

  Equity Index Options

1,195,311

1,074,111

11.3%

  Stock Options

5,648,529

5,276,566

7.0%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

Feb 2013
YTD

Feb 2012
YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

7

14

-50.0%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

75,440

62,507

20.7%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

161,865

162,691

-0.5%

Average no. of trades per trading day

989,839

872,909

13.4%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

6,261

3,507

78.5%

Total funds raised (including IPOs) ($Mil.)*

49,137

24,038

104.4%

Derivatives Market

Feb 2013
YTD

Feb 2012
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

194,548

186,389

4.4%

– Stock Futures

3,044

1,281

137.6%

– Interest Rates Futures

0

1

-100.0%

– RMB Currency Futures

463

-

-

– Gold Futures

0

0

-

– Equity Index Options

68,083

55,647

22.3%

– Stock Options

287,541

245,462

17.1%

Clearing & Settlement

Feb 2013
YTD

Feb 2012
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

988,566

872,598

13.29%

Average daily number of settlement instructions (SIs) settled by CCASS

89,678

79,944

12.18%

Average daily number of investor SIs (ISIs) settled by CCASS

494

361

36.84%

# Includes the number of transfer of listings from GEM to Main Board
^  Turnover value for traded in non-HKD currency securities have been included.
* Provisional figures only

 

Historical Records
up to 28 February 2013

Top 10 Hang Seng Index Closes

Rank

Date

Close

1

2007/10/30

31638.22

2

2007/10/29

31586.90

3

2007/11/01

31492.88

4

2007/10/31

31352.58

5

2007/11/02

30468.34

6

2007/10/26

30405.22

7

2007/10/25

29854.49

8

2007/11/07

29708.93

9

2007/12/06

29558.92

10

2007/10/15

29540.78

  

Top 10 Daily Market Turnover
(Main Board and GEM)

Rank

Date

Turnover ($)

1

2007/10/03

210,505,533,155

2

2007/10/16

201,413,369,933

3

2007/10/12

195,962,197,177

4

2007/10/30

185,681,499,300

5

2007/10/11

179,409,273,541

6

2007/10/29

178,382,190,802

7

2007/10/15

174,984,449,067

8

2007/11/06

170,352,755,573

9

2007/10/18

169,121,203,305

10

2007/10/25

165,926,117,174

 

Top 10 Market Capitalisation
(Main Board and GEM)

Rank

Date

Market Capitalisation ($)

1

2007/10/30

23,196,977,098,941

2

2007/11/01

23,176,749,100,222

3

2013/01/30

23,174,639,554,061

4

2013/02/04

23,158,596,585,808

5

2013/01/22

23,141,347,249,941

6

2013/02/01

23,140,149,024,689

7

2013/01/21

23,097,666,249,380

8

2013/01/31

23,097,373,119,753

9

2013/01/23

23,085,380,606,572

10

2007/10/29

23,070,544,404,276

 

Record High for Top-10 Derivatives Market Products (Based on Contract Volume)

Product

Record High Daily Volume

Record High Open Interest

 

Contracts

Date

Contracts

Date

Stock Options

805,947

2008/03/27

9,218,955

2011/11/28

Hang Seng Index Futures

235,385

2011/08/09

198,789

2007/06/27

H-shares Index Futures

227,986

2012/11/27

265,227

2013/01/29

Hang Seng Index Options

116,835

2011/08/05

560,087

2012/06/27

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

86,812

2011/08/09

21,682

2011/06/17

H-shares Index Options

67,677

2012/09/14

926,985

2012/12/27

Stock Futures

27,966

2007/03/28

39,535

2013/02/22

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

20,802

2012/05/24

77,555

2012/10/29

Mini H-shares Index Futures

19,556

2011/08/09

6,684

2012/04/24

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

13,917

2012/05/18

32,651

2012/05/29