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HKEX Monthly Market Highlights

Highlights

- Securities Market

  • Market capitalisation was $34.3 trillion at the end of April 2019, a decrease of 2 per cent from $34.9 trillion at the end of April 2018.
  • The average daily turnover in April 2019 was $104.2 billion, a decrease of 4 per cent from $108.4 billion in April 2018.
  • The average daily turnover of CBBCs for the first four months of 2019 was $9.6 billion, an increase of 5 per cent when compared with $9.1 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Debt Securities for the first four months of 2019 was $0.3 billion, an increase of 50 per cent when compared with $0.2 billion for the same period last year.
  • Funds raised through IPOs for the first four months of 2019 was $32.8 billion, an increase of 31 per cent when compared with $25.0 billion for the same period last year.
  • On 8 April 2019, Northbound Trading under Stock Connect hit a new record with turnover of RMB76.3 billion.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first four months of 2019 was 1,174,889 contracts, a decrease of 10 per cent when compared with the 1,304,497 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Stock Futures for the first four months of 2019 was 5,000 contracts, an increase of 337 per cent when compared with the 1,144 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures for the first four months of 2019 was 8,239 contracts, an increase of 55 per cent when compared with the 5,322 contracts for the same period last year.

 

Listed Securities (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Apr 2019

Apr 2018

End 2018

No. of listed companies

2,353

2,186

2,315

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

34,344.4

34,870.2

29,909.4

No. of newly listed companies *

7

8

218

No. of listed securities

14,349

13,986

13,290

No. of equity warrants

3

5

3

No. of derivatives warrants

6,416

7,213

6,763

No. of CBBCs

4,145

3,310

2,847

No. of unit trusts

149

146

149

No. of debt securities

1,265

1,109

1,195

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


Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

Apr 2019

Mar 2019

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

1,978,957

2,322,091

-14.8%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

104,156

110,576

-5.8%

No. of trading days

19

21

-

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

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

Apr 2019
($Mil)

Mar 2019
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

1,458,794.12
(73.7%)

1,611,982.94
(69.4%)

-9.5%

Derivative warrants

236,987.31
(12.0%)

371,552.27
(16.0%)

-36.2%

CBBCs

160,843.11
(8.1%)

198,893.77
(8.6%)

-19.1%

Unit Trusts

(include ETFs)

117,897.12
(6.0%)

133,952.07
(5.8%)

-12.0%

( ) % 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 April 2019 was $26,011 million (1.3% of the securities market total turnover).

 

Mainland Enterprises (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Apr 2019

Apr 2018

End 2018

No. of H shares

272

254

267

No. of Red chips Stocks

173

164

164

No. of Mainland private enterprises

730

654

715

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

68.3%

66.9%

67.5%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

81.1%

79.4%

79.5%

 

Index Performance

Month-end figures

 

Apr 2019

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

38247.47

3.1%

-4.5%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

125.64

-3.7%

-49.4%

Hang Seng Index

29699.11

2.2%

-3.6%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index

11542.25

1.4%

-6.4%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4588.58

-1.9%

1.1%

CES China 120 Index ^

6934.38

3.1%

5.6%

CESChina HK Mainland Index +

8070.28

1.8%

-5.9%

* - 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 2019

Mar 2019

% Change

Total Futures

495,198

525,016

-5.7%

Hang Seng Index Futures

233,662

238,708

-2.1%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

90,082

101,296

-11.1%

HSI (Gross Total Return Index) Futures

1

1

0.0%

HSI (Net Total Return Index) Futures

0

1

-100.0%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

139,387

148,536

-6.2%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

17,042

18,096

-5.8%

HSCEI (Gross Total Return Index) Futures

0

0

-

HSCEI (Net Total Return Index) Futures

0

0

-

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

91

86

5.8%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

1,536

1,908

-19.5%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

1

1

0.0%

MSCI AC Asia ex Japan NTR Index Futures

157

87

80.5%

CES China 120 Index Futures

0

3

-100.0%

CES Gaming Top 10 Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures

143

310

-53.9%

Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures

101

149

-32.2%

Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures

78

127

-38.6%

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

-

FTSE/JSE Top40 Futures

0

0

-

Stock Futures

4,420

4,972

-11.1%

3-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

0

-

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

6,053

8,835

-31.5%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

112

135

-17.0%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

44

8

450.0%

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

95

93

2.2%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

61

64

-4.7%

USD Gold Futures

1,699

1,229

38.2%

CNH Gold Futures

356

317

12.3%

Iron Ore Futures – Monthly Contracts

74

53

39.6%

Iron Ore Futures – Quarterly Contracts

0

0

-

London Aluminium Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Zinc Mini Futures

2

1

100.0%

London Copper Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Lead Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Nickel Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Tin Mini Futures

0

0

-

Total Options

639,774

763,118

-16.2%

Hang Seng Index Options

45,224

51,008

-11.3%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

11,958

13,099

-8.7%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

0

-

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

74,691

102,137

-26.9%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

2,896

1,578

83.5%

Flexible Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

0

0

-

Stock Options

504,937

595,256

-15.2%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options

68

39

74.4%

Total Futures and Options

1,134,971

1,288,134

-11.9%

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

Apr 2019

Mar 2019

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades settled by CCASS

1,643,504

1,707,516

-3.75%

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

105,562

104,264

1.24%

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

279

271

-2.95%

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

99.93

99.88

N/A

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


75.90
60.39


75.97
60.09


N/A
N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

Apr 2019

Mar 2019

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

702,727

681,453

3.1%

– Stock Futures

21,153

20,845

1.5%

– Interest Rates Futures

110

113

-2.7%

– RMB Currency Futures

35,364

34,348

3.0%

– Gold Futures

578

550

5.1%

– Iron Ore Futures

797

851

-6.3%

– London Metal Mini Futures

4

13

-69.2%

– Equity Index Options

2,907,369

2,866,191

1.4%

– Stock Options

8,653,467

8,579,783

0.9%

– RMB Currency Options

4,312

4,029

7.0%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

Apr 2019

YTD

Apr 2018

YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

50

77

-35.1%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

101,800

137,109

-25.8%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

321,819

247,785

29.9%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,645,033

1,773,765

-7.3%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

32,780

24,961

31.3%

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

88,285

134,352

-34.3%

Derivatives Market

Apr 2019
YTD

Apr 2018
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

483,863

496,068

-2.5%

– Stock Futures

5,000

1,144

337.1%

– Interest Rates Futures

0

2

-100.0%

– RMB Currency Futures

8,239

5,322

54.8%

– Gold Futures

1,723

1,728

-0.3%

– Iron Ore Futures

59

40

47.5%

– London Metal Mini Futures

1

15

-93.3%

– Equity Index Options

153,437

168,890

-9.1%

– Stock Options

522,501

631,259

-17.2%

– RMB Currency Options

65

31

109.7%

Clearing & Settlement

Apr 2019
YTD

Apr 2018
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,644,357

1,773,100

-7.26%

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

102,166

111,337

-8.24%

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

258

408

-36.76%

# 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 2019

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

2018/02/01

32642.09

8

2018/01/30

32607.29

9

2018/02/02

32601.78

10

2018/01/22

32393.41

 

Top 10 Daily Market Turnover

(Main Board and GEM)

Rank

Date

Turnover ($)

1

2015/04/09

293,910,756,648

2

2018/03/23

284,101,947,853

3

2015/04/13

266,098,632,854

4

2018/02/06

258,799,618,543

5

2015/04/08

252,396,050,844

6

2015/04/14

239,903,336,931

7

2015/07/08

237,429,139,110

8

2015/04/10

222,888,834,174

9

2018/02/09

219,595,292,569

10

2018/02/07

218,890,883,115

 

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

2018/02/02

36,948,839,611,393

9

2018/02/01

36,943,877,577,778

10

2018/01/22

36,925,559,142,548

 

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

13,725,731

2018/03/27

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

477,061

2019/02/25

635,051

2018/12/27

Hang Seng Index Futures

422,450

2018/10/26

206,082

2017/06/27

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

232,994

2018/02/09

3,749,790

2018/11/28

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

215,927

2018/02/07

22,321

2018/10/26

Hang Seng Index Options

130,998

2018/01/23

594,941

2017/11/28

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

76,471

2018/02/06

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

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

25,534

2018/11/02

48,450

2018/11/28

Updated 30 Apr 2019

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