HKEX Monthly Market Highlights - April 2017 
30/04/2017 
 
Highlights

- Securities Market

  • The average daily turnover for the first four months of 2017 was $74.3 billion, an increase of 5 per cent when compared with $70.8 billion for the same period last year.
  • Funds raised through IPOs for the first four months of 2017 was $32.57 billion, a decrease of 0.2 per cent when compared with $32.63 billion for the same period last year.
  • There were 51* newly listed companies for the first four months of 2017, an increase of 65 per cent when compared with 31* for the same period last year.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first four months of 2017 was 763,773 contracts, a decrease of 3 per cent when compared with the 784,873 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Stock Options for the first four months of 2017 was 334,476 contracts, an increase of 17 per cent when compared with the 286,429 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures for the first four months of 2017 was 3,246 contracts, an increase of 22 per cent when compared with the 2,658 contracts for the same period last year.

* Includes any transfers of listing from GEM to Main Board

 

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

 

Apr 2017

Apr 2016

End 2016

No. of listed companies

2,020

1,894

 1,973

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

27,664.8

23,624.0

24,761.3

No. of newly listed companies *

11

11

126

No. of listed securities

9,269

8,671

8,591

No. of equity warrants

7

13

9

No. of derivatives warrants

3,927

4,181

3,705

No. of CBBCs

2,177

1,654

1,844

No. of unit trusts

168

151

157

No. of debt securities

959

769

892

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

 

Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

Apr 2017

Mar 2017

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

1,261,040

1,889,206

-33.3%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

74,179

82,139

-9.7%

No. of trading days

17

23

-

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

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

Apr 2017
($Mil)

Mar 2017
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

950,198.34
(75.4%)

1,374,951.93
(72.8%)

-30.9%

Derivative warrants

136,699.13
(10.8%)

257,478.20
(13.6%)

-46.9%

CBBCs

61,006.76
(4.8%)

109,013.18
(5.8%)

-44.0%

Unit Trusts
(include ETFs)

106,053.50
(8.4%)

144,501.34
(7.6%)

-26.6%

( ) % 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 April 2017 was $17,802 million (1.4% of the securities market total turnover).

 

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

 

Apr 2017

Apr 2016

End 2016

No. of H shares

 245

231

241

No. of Red chips Stocks

158

 151

153

No. of Mainland private enterprises

 613

582

608

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

63.5%

61.8%

63.3%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

74.7%

70.1%

70.6%

 

Index Performance
Month-end figures

 

Apr 2017

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

31210.40

2.5%

20.0%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

340.45

-1.9%

-19.3%

Hang Seng Index

24615.13

2.1%

16.8%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index #

10219.89

-0.5%

14.3%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

3941.47

0.1%

5.1%

CES China 120 Index ^

5464.89

1.0%

18.2%

CES China HK Mainland Index +

6253.09

2.4%

20.1%

# - tracks H shares
* - tracks Red chips
^ - tracks 80 Mainland-listed companies and 40 Hong Kong-listed Mainland enterprises
+ - tracks 40 Hong Kong-listed Mainland enterprises

 

Derivatives Market Turnover

 

Average Daily Volume (Contracts)

Apr 2017

Mar 2017

% Change

Total Futures

325,172

301,787

7.7%

Hang Seng Index Futures

132,188

115,224

14.7%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

45,477

42,432

7.2%

H-shares Index Futures

130,322

119,959

8.6%

Mini H-shares Index Futures

13,512

14,251

-5.2%

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

71

71

0.0%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

1,027

6,213

-83.5%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

0

0

-

CES China 120 Index Futures

7

2

250.0%

CES Gaming Top 10 Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures

4

4

0.0%

Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng IT Hardware Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Software & Services Index Futures

0

0

-

IBOVESPA Futures

0

0

-

MICEX Index Futures

0

0

-

S&P BSE Sensex Index Futures

0

0

-

FTSE/JSE Top40 Futures

0

0

-

Stock Futures

448

493

-9.1%

5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures #

187

-

-

3-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

1,930

3,063

-37.0%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

4

9

-55.6%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

0

1

-100.0%

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

1

1

0.0%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

26

60

-56.7%

London Aluminium Mini Futures

2

2

0.0%

London Zinc Mini Futures

3

1

200.0%

London Copper Mini Futures

4

0

-

London Lead Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Nickel Mini Futures

2

2

0.0%

London Tin Mini Futures

0

0

-

Total Options

452,404

466,296

-3.0%

Hang Seng Index Options

39,793

38,363

3.7%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

7,164

6,027

18.9%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

0

-

H-shares Index Options

85,179

82,531

3.2%

Mini H-shares Index Options

1,356

1,627

-16.7%

Flexible H-shares Index Options

0

0

-

Stock Options

318,811

337,695

-5.6%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options *

100

122

-18.0%

Total Futures and Options

777,576

768,083

1.2%

#  Trading in 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures commenced on 10 Apr 2017
* Trading in RMB Currency Options - USD/CNH Options commenced on 20 Mar 2017

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

Apr 2017

Mar 2017

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,152,637

1,221,197

-5.61%

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

89,676

91,173

-1.64%

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

308

308

NIL

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

99.92

99.91

N/A

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


72.72
57.02


74.42
57.10


N/A
N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

Apr 2017

Mar 2017

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

  Equity Index Futures

621,551

622,037

-0.1%

  Stock Futures

4,533

5,250

-13.7%

  5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

323

-

-

  Interest Rates Futures

40

40

0.0%

  RMB Currency Futures

45,557

41,691

9.3%

  London Metal Mini Futures

49

46

6.5%

  Equity Index Options

3,130,918

2,989,082

4.7%

  Stock Options

7,145,637

6,673,563

7.1%

  RMB Currency Options

413

111

272.1%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

Apr 2017
YTD

Apr 2016
YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

51

31

64.5%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

74,301

70,849

4.9%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

194,258

215,790

-10.0%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,132,283

1,172,242

-3.4%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

32,574

32,627

-0.2%

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

101,477

105,012

-3.4%

Derivatives Market

Apr 2017
YTD

Apr 2016
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

291,125

368,967

-21.1%

– Stock Futures

601

1,373

-56.2%

– 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

187

-

-

– Interest Rates Futures

0

0

-

– RMB Currency Futures

3,246

2,658

22.1%

– London Metal Mini Futures

8

86

-90.7%

– Equity Index Options

134,249

125,360

7.1%

– Stock Options

334,476

286,429

16.8%

– RMB Currency Options

108

-

-

Clearing & Settlement

Apr 2017
YTD

Apr 2016
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,131,700

1,171,507

-3.40%

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

86,881

85,031

2.18%

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

297

258

15.12%

# 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 30 April 2017

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

2015/04/09

293,910,756,648

2

2015/04/13

266,098,632,854

3

2015/04/08

252,396,050,844

4

2015/04/14

239,903,336,931

5

2015/07/08

237,429,139,110

6

2015/04/10

222,888,834,174

7

2015/04/15

218,018,391,899

8

2015/04/17

215,953,404,099

9

2015/07/06

214,812,393,078

10

2015/07/09

213,825,663,405

 

Top 10 Market Capitalisation
(Main Board and GEM)

Rank

Date

Market Capitalisation ($)

1

2015/05/26

31,549,926,214,937

2

2015/05/27

31,365,605,931,773

3

2015/05/04

31,230,244,838,810

4

2015/04/27

31,207,701,541,939

5

2015/04/28

31,201,357,832,733

6

2015/04/29

31,147,874,933,908

7

2015/05/22

31,110,175,634,968

8

2015/05/19

31,108,059,908,400

9

2015/06/01

31,107,316,498,262

10

2015/04/30

30,995,152,430,547

 

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

1,221,324

2015/04/13

11,159,128

2015/05/27

H-shares Index Futures

467,559

2015/08/26

519,817

2015/12/29

Hang Seng Index Futures

316,855

2016/09/27

200,469

2017/03/28

H-shares Index Options

188,957

2015/09/04

3,276,956

2016/12/28

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

141,519

2016/06/24

21,682

2011/06/17

Hang Seng Index Options

116,835

2011/08/05

560,087

2012/06/27

Mini H-shares Index Futures

74,511

2015/07/08

16,436

2014/12/11

Stock Futures

27,966

2007/03/28

47,050

2013/03/27

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

27,501

2017/02/14

184,626

2016/12/13

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

20,338

2017/01/05

46,711

2017/01/04