HKEX Monthly Market Highlights - May 2017 
31/05/2017 
 
Highlights

- Securities Market

  • The average daily turnover for the first five months of 2017 was $75.3 billion, an increase of 10 per cent when compared with $68.6 billion for the same period last year.
  • Funds raised through IPOs for the first five months of 2017 was $39.2 billion, an increase of 15 per cent when compared with $34.2 billion for the same period last year.
  • There were 60* newly listed companies for the first five months of 2017, an increase of 67 per cent when compared with 36* for the same period last year.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first five months of 2017 was 775,279 contracts, an increase of 0.2 per cent when compared with the 773,391 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Stock Options for the first five months of 2017 was 346,040 contracts, an increase of 21 per cent when compared with the 286,230 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures for the first five months of 2017 was 3,061 contracts, an increase of 31 per cent when compared with the 2,335 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

 

May 2017

May 2016

End 2016

No. of listed companies

2,027

1,899

 1,973

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

28,541.7

23,130.5

24,761.3

No. of newly listed companies *

9

5

126

No. of listed securities

9,953

8,525

8,591

No. of equity warrants

8

14

9

No. of derivatives warrants

4,244

4,145

3,705

No. of CBBCs

2,530

1,532

1,844

No. of unit trusts

168

149

157

No. of debt securities

965

777

892

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


Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

May 2017

Apr 2017

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

1,580,059

1,261,040

25.3%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

79,003

74,179

6.5%

No. of trading days

20

17

-

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

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

May 2017
($Mil)

Apr 2017
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

1,203,041.32
(76.1%)

950,198.34
(75.4%)

26.6%

Derivative warrants

182,261.33
(11.5%)

136,699.13
(10.8%)

33.3%

CBBCs

76,722.26
(4.9%)

61,006.76
(4.8%)

25.8%

Unit Trusts
(include ETFs)

110,267.25
(7.0%)

106,053.50
(8.4%)

4.0%

( ) % 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 May 2017 was $19,961 million (1.3% of the securities market total turnover).

 

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

 

May 2017

May 2016

End 2016

No. of H shares

 247

231

241

No. of Red chips Stocks

158

 151

153

No. of Mainland private enterprises

 614

583

608

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

64.0%

62.4%

63.3%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

74.9%

71.5%

70.6%

 

Index Performance
Month-end figures

 

May 2017

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

32739.28

4.9%

26.4%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

335.17

-1.6%

-20.5%

Hang Seng Index

25660.65

4.2%

23.3%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index #

10602.97

3.7%

21.8%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4084.68

3.6%

13.2%

CES China 120 Index ^

5726.47

4.8%

23.0%

CES China HK Mainland Index +

6593.06

5.4%

27.3%

# - 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)

May 2017

Apr 2017

% Change

Total Futures

304,060

325,172

-6.5%

Hang Seng Index Futures

120,628

132,188

-8.7%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

42,565

45,477

-6.4%

H-shares Index Futures

122,469

130,322

-6.0%

Mini H-shares Index Futures

14,178

13,512

4.9%

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

0

71

-100.0%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

1,216

1,027

18.4%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

0

0

-

CES China 120 Index Futures

2

7

-71.4%

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

538

448

20.1%

5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures #

116

187

-38.0%

3-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

2,288

1,930

18.5%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

6

4

50.0%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

0

0

-

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

0

1

-100.0%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

39

26

50.0%

London Aluminium Mini Futures

5

2

150.0%

London Zinc Mini Futures

2

3

-33.3%

London Copper Mini Futures

2

4

-50.0%

London Lead Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Nickel Mini Futures

1

2

-50.0%

London Tin Mini Futures

0

0

-

Total Options

516,666

452,404

14.2%

Hang Seng Index Options

35,481

39,793

-10.8%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

6,609

7,164

-7.7%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

0

-

H-shares Index Options

81,515

85,179

-4.3%

Mini H-shares Index Options

1,327

1,356

-2.1%

Flexible H-shares Index Options

0

0

-

Stock Options

391,717

318,811

22.9%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options

18

100

-82.0%

Total Futures and Options

820,726

777,576

5.5%

#  Trading in 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures commenced on 10 Apr 2017

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

May 2017

Apr 2017

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,146,082

1,152,637

-0.57%

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

88,956

89,676

-0.80%

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

314

308

1.95%

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

99.91

99.92

N/A

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


74.17
57.27


72.72
57.02


N/A
N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

May 2017

Apr 2017

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

  Equity Index Futures

583,930

621,551

-6.1%

  Stock Futures

4,165

4,533

-8.1%

  5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

970

323

200.3%

  Interest Rates Futures

40

40

0.0%

  RMB Currency Futures

42,244

45,557

-7.3%

  London Metal Mini Futures

13

49

-73.5%

  Equity Index Options

3,315,620

3,130,918

5.9%

  Stock Options

7,678,577

7,145,637

7.5%

  RMB Currency Options

708

413

71.4%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

May 2017
YTD

May 2016
YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

60

36

66.7%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

75,251

68,583

9.7%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

185,280

211,596

-12.4%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,135,186

1,134,247

0.1%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

39,202

34,189

14.7%

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

124,952

118,397

5.5%

Derivatives Market

May 2017
YTD

May 2016
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

293,133

362,225

-19.1%

– Stock Futures

588

1,258

-53.3%

– 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

144

-

-

– Interest Rates Futures

0

0

-

– RMB Currency Futures

3,061

2,335

31.1%

– London Metal Mini Futures

8

116

-93.1%

– Equity Index Options

132,367

121,228

9.2%

– Stock Options

346,040

286,230

20.9%

– RMB Currency Options

70

-

-

Clearing & Settlement

May 2017 YTD

May 2016
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,134,605

1,133,533

0.09%

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

87,304

83,528

4.52%

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

300

258

16.28%

# 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 31 May 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