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HKEX Monthly Market Highlights


Highlights

- Securities Market

  • The average daily turnover for the first eight months of 2018 was $117.4 billion, an increase of 46 per cent when compared with $80.3 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of derivative warrants for the first eight months of 2018 was $16.7 billion, an increase of 53 per cent when compared with $10.9 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of CBBCs for the first eight months of 2018 was $7.2 billion, an increase of 67 per cent when compared with $4.3 billion for the same period last year.
  • Funds raised through IPOs for the first eight months of 2018 was $187.6 billion, an increase of 161 per cent when compared with $71.8 billion for the same period last year.
  • Total funds raised for the first eight months of 2018 was $366.8 billion, an increase of 69 per cent when compared with $217.4 billion for the same period last year.
  • There were 150* newly listed companies for the first eight months of 2018, an increase of 46 per cent when compared with 103* for the same period last year.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first eight months of 2018 was 1,189,994 contracts, an increase of 45 per cent when compared with the 822,204 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of equity index futures for the first eight months of 2018 was 487,283 contracts, an increase of 66 per cent when compared with the 294,082 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures for the first eight months of 2018 was 7,427 contracts, an increase of 165 per cent when compared with the 2,799 contracts for the same period last year.
  • On 6 August 2018, the turnover of RMB Currency Futures – USD/CNH Futures reached a record high of 22,105 contracts.
  • On 28 and 31 August 2018, the turnover and the open interest of RMB Currency Options – USD/CNH Options reached a record high of 1,529 contract and 10,126 contracts respectively.

* Includes any transfers of listing from GEM to Main Board

 

Listed Securities (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Aug 2018

Aug 2017

End 2017

No. of listed companies

2,253

2,060

2,118

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

32,208.3

31,019.5

33,998.8

No. of newly listed companies *

8

2

174

No. of listed securities

13,676

11,460

12,803

No. of equity warrants

2

8

8

No. of derivatives warrants

7,242

5,018

6,094

No. of CBBCs

2,891

3,211

3,374

No. of unit trusts

145

169

145

No. of debt securities

1,126

983

1,047

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


Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

Aug 2018

Jul 2018

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

2,169,961

1,881,370

15.3%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

94,346

89,589

5.3%

No. of trading days

23

21

-

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

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

Aug 2018
($Mil)

Jul 2018
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

1,651,415.19
(76.1%)

1,442,217.64
(76.7%)

14.5%

Derivative warrants

301,088.20
(13.9%)

232,413.10
(12.4%)

29.5%

CBBCs

129,397.13
(6.0%)

115,187.22
(6.1%)

12.3%

Unit Trusts

(include ETFs)

82,442.81
(3.8%)

88,695.86
(4.7%)

-7.0%

( ) % 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 August 2018 was $33,709 million (1.6% of the securities market total turnover).

 

Mainland Enterprises (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Aug 2018

Aug 2017

End 2017

No. of H shares

260

248

252

No. of Red chips Stocks

164

158

159

No. of Mainland private enterprises

685

625

640

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

67.1%

65.4%

66.2%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

80.5%

78.0%

76.1%

  

Index Performance

Month-end figures

 

Aug 2018

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

36203.45

-2.4%

1.0%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

199.44

-4.8%

-25.8%

Hang Seng Index

27888.55

-2.4%

-0.3%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index

10875.58

-1.4%

-3.7%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4316.62

-0.1%

-0.5%

CES China 120 Index ^

6147.01

-3.0%

-1.3%

CESChina HK Mainland Index +

7637.01

-1.2%

3.2%

* - 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)

Aug 2018

Jul 2018

% Change

Total Futures

486,104

515,051

-5.6%

Hang Seng Index Futures

218,560

231,789

-5.7%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

87,827

92,025

-4.6%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

143,073

151,519

-5.6%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

18,573

20,313

-8.6%

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

4

69

-94.2%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

1,005

2,708

-62.9%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

0

0

-

MSCI AC Asia ex Japan NTR Index Futures

24

15

60.0%

CES China 120 Index Futures

1

1

0.0%

CES Gaming Top 10 Index Futures

1

1

0.0%

Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures

56

68

-17.6%

Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures

13

20

-35.0%

Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures

183

113

61.9%

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

-

FTSE/JSE Top40 Futures

0

0

-

Stock Futures

4,419

2,795

58.1%

3-Month HIBOR Futures

1

1

0.0%

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

1

-100.0%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

10,784

12,367

-12.8%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

84

28

200.0%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

19

5

280.0%

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

12

7

71.4%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

65

54

20.4%

USD Gold Futures

1,341

1,071

25.2%

CNH Gold Futures

20

69

-71.0%

Iron Ore Futures – Monthly Contracts

36

5

620.0%

Iron Ore Futures – Quarterly Contracts

0

0

-

London Aluminium Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Zinc Mini Futures

3

5

-40.0%

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

597,082

541,839

10.2%

Hang Seng Index Options

45,919

38,820

18.3%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

8,247

8,400

-1.8%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

0

-

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

85,066

98,085

-13.3%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

1,262

2,215

-43.0%

Flexible Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

0

24

-100.0%

Stock Options

456,314

394,036

15.8%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options

274

260

5.4%

Total Futures and Options

1,083,186

1,056,890

2.5%

 # Trading in S&P BSE Sensex Index Futures suspended with effect from 27 Jul 2018

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

Aug 2018

Jul 2018

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades settled by CCASS

1,526,623

1,467,437

4.03%

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

93,572

93,998

-0.45%

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

267

259

3.09%

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

99.93

99.92

N/A

Shares deposited in the CCASS depository

  –  % of total issued shares

  –  % of the total market capitalisation 


75.80

58.97


75.94

58.44


N/A

N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

Aug 2018

Jul 2018

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

642,951

640,938

0.3%

– Stock Futures

24,464

19,977

22.5%

– Interest Rates Futures

456

455

0.2%

– RMB Currency Futures

38,851

31,212

24.5%

– Gold Futures

375

347

8.1%

– Iron Ore Futures

322

43

648.8%

– London Metal Mini Futures

9

9

0.0%

– Equity Index Options

3,609,789

3,441,865

4.9%

– Stock Options

10,313,958

9,501,578

8.5%

– RMB Currency Options

10,126

6,043

67.6%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

Aug 2018

YTD

Aug 2017

YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

150

103

45.6%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

117,406

80,279

46.2%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

220,254

175,072

25.8%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,667,913

1,164,574

43.2%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

187,613

71,793

161.3%

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

366,780

217,396

68.7%

Derivatives Market

Aug 2018
YTD

Aug 2017
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

487,283

294,082

65.7%

– Stock Futures

2,104

553

280.5%

– 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

-

85

-

– Interest Rates Futures

3

0

-

– RMB Currency Futures

7,427

2,799

165.3%

– Gold Futures

1,405

828

69.7%

– Iron Ore Futures

30

-

-

– London Metal Mini Futures

9

10

-10.0%

– Equity Index Options

156,760

127,850

22.6%

– Stock Options

534,873

396,626

34.9%

– RMB Currency Options

100

55

81.8%

Clearing & Settlement

Aug 2018
YTD

Aug 2017
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,667,280

1,163,954

43.24%

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

104,951

88,429

18.68%

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

343

325

5.54%

 # 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 August 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

2018/02/01

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

467,559

2015/08/26

519,817

2015/12/29

Hang Seng Index Futures

421,806

2018/06/26

206,082

2017/06/27

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

232,994

2018/02/09

3,617,287

2018/06/27

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

215,927

2018/02/07

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

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

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

22,105

2018/08/06

46,711

2017/01/04

 

Updated 31 Aug 2018

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