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HKEX Monthly Market Highlights

Highlights

- Securities Market

  • Market capitalisation was $37.7 trillion on 26 January 2018 which reached a record high.
  • The Hang Seng Index on 26 January 2018 was 33154.12 which reached a record high.
  • The average daily turnover in January 2018 was $160.9 billion, an increase of 181 per cent when compared with $57.2 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of derivative warrants in January 2018 was $28.5 billion, an increase of 171 per cent when compared with $10.5 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of CBBCs in January 2018 was $10.4 billion, an increase of 167 per cent when compared with $3.9 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of ETFs in January 2018 was $6.5 billion, an increase of 117 per cent when compared with $3.0 billion for the same period last year.
  • Funds raised through IPOs in January 2018 was $13.7 billion, an increase of 111 per cent when compared with $6.5 billion for the same period last year.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options in January 2018 was 1,417,938 contracts, an increase of 119 per cent when compared with the 646,892 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Stock Options in January 2018 was 776,197 contracts, an increase of 194 per cent when compared with the 263,973 contracts for the same period last year.
  • On 23 and 26 January 2018, the turnover of Hang Seng Index Options and Hang Seng Index Futures reached a record high of 130,998 contracts and 353,193 contract respectively.
  • On 23 and 29 January 2018, the turnover and open interest of Mini Hang Seng Index Options reached a record high of 19,769 contracts and 37,194 contracts respectively.
  • On 29 January 2018, the open interest of Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options and Stock Options reached a record high of 22,281 contracts and 13,505,154 contracts respectively.

 

Listed Securities (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Jan 2018

Jan 2017

End 2017

No. of listed companies

2,145

1,990

2,118

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

37,196.8

26,125.3

33,998.8

No. of newly listed companies *

30

17

174

No. of listed securities

14,657

8,745

12,803

No. of equity warrants

6

9

8

No. of derivatives warrants

6,927

3,678

6,094

No. of CBBCs

4,348

1,994

3,374

No. of unit trusts

145

157

145

No. of debt securities

1,069

907

1,047

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

 

Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

Jan 2018

Dec 2017

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

3,540,696

1,986,450

78.2%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

160,941

104,550

53.9%

No. of trading days

22

19

-

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

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

Jan 2018
($Mil)

Dec 2017
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

2,522,644.31
(71.2%)

1,482,799.81
(74.6%)

70.1%

Derivative warrants

626,154.07
(17.7%)

280,933.96
(14.1%)

122.9%

CBBCs

228,213.66
(6.4%)

131,414.12
(6.6%)

73.7%

Unit Trusts

(include ETFs)

158,636.53
(4.5%)

87,802.28
(4.4%)

80.7%

( ) % 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 January 2018 was $34,370 million (1.0% of the securities market total turnover).

 

Mainland Enterprises (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Jan 2018

Jan 2017

End 2017

No. of H shares

253

242

252

No. of Red chips Stocks

164

159

159

No. of Mainland private enterprises

645

610

640

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

67.6%

63.0%

66.2%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

79.3%

70.8%

76.1%

 

Index Performance

Month-end figures

 

Jan 2018

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

43054.25

10.7%

45.3%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

253.42

-3.9%

-30.8%

Hang Seng Index

32887.27

9.9%

40.8%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index #

13561.65

15.8%

38.3%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4819.21

8.9%

27.9%

CES China 120 Index ^

7466.84

9.8%

42.5%

CESChina HK Mainland Index +

9316.54

13.8%

61.1%

# - 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)

Jan 2018

Dec 2017

% Change

Total Futures

457,484

387,273

18.1%

Hang Seng Index Futures

198,509

173,429

14.5%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

81,136

71,628

13.3%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

140,569

116,313

20.9%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

25,722

17,856

44.1%

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

147

111

32.4%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

2,681

624

329.6%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

0

0

-

CES China 120 Index Futures

26

3

766.7%

CES Gaming Top 10 Index Futures

6

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures

54

22

145.5%

Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures

193

63

206.3%

Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures

37

21

76.2%

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

783

614

27.5%

5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures #

-

0

-

3-Month HIBOR Futures

0

2

-100.0%

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

5,001

3,309

51.1%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

8

10

-20.0%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

9

5

80.0%

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

2

5

-60.0%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

30

37

-18.9%

USD Gold Futures

2,083

1,323

57.4%

CNH Gold Futures

372

1,395

-73.3%

Iron Ore Futures – Monthly Contracts

110

495

-77.8%

Iron Ore Futures – Quarterly Contracts

0

1

-100.0%

London Aluminium Mini Futures

3

3

0.0%

London Zinc Mini Futures

1

1

0.0%

London Copper Mini Futures

0

2

-100.0%

London Lead Mini Futures

0

2

-100.0%

London Nickel Mini Futures

2

0

-

London Tin Mini Futures

0

0

-

Total Options

960,454

623,602

54.0%

Hang Seng Index Options

60,522

49,922

21.2%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

9,545

7,601

25.6%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

35

0

-

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

109,835

68,297

60.8%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

4,116

1,922

114.2%

Flexible Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

159

0

-

Stock Options

776,197

495,839

56.5%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options

46

21

119.0%

Total Futures and Options

1,417,938

1,010,875

40.3%

# Trading in 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures suspended with effect from 08 Dec 2017

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

Jan 2018

Dec 2017

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades settled by CCASS

1,888,525

1,367,480

38.10%

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

115,519

103,293

11.84%

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

537

322

66.77%

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

99.90

99.86

N/A

Shares deposited in the CCASS depository

– % of total issued shares

– % of the total market capitalisation

76.11

59.71

75.30

58.70

N/A

N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

Jan 2018

Dec 2017

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

545,336

475,151

14.8%

– Stock Futures

6,680

5,555

20.3%

– 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

-

-

-

– Interest Rates Futures

475

470

1.1%

– RMB Currency Futures

24,059

25,218

-4.6%

– Gold Futures

383

422

-9.2%

– Iron Ore Futures

433

424

2.1%

– London Metal Mini Futures

89

27

229.6%

– Equity Index Options

3,060,812

2,340,693

30.8%

– Stock Options

11,237,548

8,304,697

35.3%

– RMB Currency Options

3,669

3,113

17.9%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

Jan 2018

YTD

Jan 2017

YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

30

17

76.5%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

160,941

57,226

181.2%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

278,227

173,981

59.9%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,889,146

919,501

105.5%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

13,723

6,516

110.6%

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

59,324

13,300

346.0%

Derivatives Market

Jan 2018 
YTD

Jan 2017 
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

449,080

255,465

75.8%

– Stock Futures

783

575

36.2%

– 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

-

-

-

– Interest Rates Futures

0

1

-100%

– RMB Currency Futures

5,050

5,226

-3.4%

– Gold Futures

2,455

-

-

– Iron Ore Futures

110

-

-

– London Metal Mini Futures

6

8

-25.0%

– Equity Index Options

184,212

121,644

51.4%

– Stock Options

776,197

263,973

194.0%

– RMB Currency Options

46

-

-

Clearing & Settlement

Jan 2018
YTD

Jan 2017 
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,888,525

918,946

105.51%

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

115,519

75,646

52.71%

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

537

245

119.18%

# 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 January 2018

Top 10 Hang Seng Index Closes

Rank

Date

Close

1

2018/01/26

33154.12

2

2018/01/29

32966.89

3

2018/01/24

32958.69

4

2018/01/23

32930.70

5

2018/01/31

32887.27

6

2018/01/25

32654.45

7

2018/01/30

32607.29

8

2018/01/22

32393.41

9

2018/01/19

32254.89

10

2018/01/18

32121.94

 

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

2018/01/26

37,715,721,713,817

2

2018/01/29

37,498,267,978,409

3

2018/01/24

37,458,993,282,123

4

2018/01/23

37,434,956,503,062

5

2018/01/31

37,196,824,130,391

6

2018/01/25

37,171,558,627,632

7

2018/01/30

37,034,857,609,118

8

2018/01/22

36,925,559,142,548

9

2018/01/19

36,583,388,040,797

10

2018/01/18

36,307,808,695,263

 

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

13,505,154

2018/01/29

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

467,559

2015/08/26

519,817

2015/12/29

Hang Seng Index Futures

353,193

2018/01/26

206,082

2017/06/27

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

188,957

2015/09/04

3,465,052

2017/12/27

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

141,519

2016/06/24

21,682

2011/06/17

Hang Seng Index Options

130,998

2018/01/23

594,941

2017/11/28

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises 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

 

Updated 31 Jan 2018

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