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HKEX Monthly Market Highlights

Highlights

- Securities Market

  • The average daily turnover for the first five months of 2018 was $130.3 billion, an increase of 73 per cent when compared with $75.3 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of derivative warrants for the first five months of 2018 was $19.9 billion, an increase of 90 per cent when compared with $10.5 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of CBBCs for the first five months of 2018 was $8.2 billion, an increase of 95 per cent when compared with $4.2 billion for the same period last year.
  • Total funds raised for the first five months of 2018 was $161.7 billion, an increase of 28 per cent when compared with $126.6 billion for the same period last year.
  • There were 93* newly listed companies for the first five months of 2018, an increase of 55 per cent when compared with 60* for the same period last year.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first five months of 2018 was 1,245,626 contracts, an increase of 61 per cent when compared with the 775,279 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of equity index futures for the first five months of 2018 was 485,997 contacts, an increase of 66 per cent when compared with the 293,133 contacts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of equity index options for the first five months of 2018 was 159,716 contacts, an increase of 21 per cent when compared with the 132,367 contacts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Stock Options for the first five months of 2018 was 591,572 contracts, an increase of 71 per cent when compared with the 346,040 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures for the first five months of 2018 was 5,429 contracts, an increase of 77 per cent when compared with the 3,061 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 2018

May 2017

End 2017

No. of listed companies

2,201

2,027

2,118

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

35,008.4

28,541.7

33,998.8

No. of newly listed companies *

16

9

174

No. of listed securities

14,029

9,953

12,803

No. of equity warrants

3

8

8

No. of derivatives warrants

7,240

4,244

6,094

No. of CBBCs

3,304

2,530

3,374

No. of unit trusts

147

168

145

No. of debt securities

1,117

965

1,047

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


Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

May 2018

Apr 2018

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

2,195,588

2,058,904

6.6%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

104,552

108,363

-3.5%

No. of trading days

21

19

-

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

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

May 2018
($Mil)

Apr 2018
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

1,712,144.59
(78.0%)

1,513,292.28
(73.5%)

13.1%

Derivative warrants

282,122.90
(12.8%)

302,831.71
(14.7%)

-6.8%

CBBCs

102,828.60
(4.7%)

147,020.05
(7.1%)

-30.1%

Unit Trusts

(include ETFs)

94,827.94
(4.3%)

91,660.72
(4.5%)

3.5%

( ) % 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 2018 was $29,467 million (1.3% of the securities market total turnover).

 

Mainland Enterprises (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

May 2018

May 2017

End 2017

No. of H shares

254

247

252

No. of Red chips Stocks

164

158

159

No. of Mainland private enterprises

658

614

640

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

67.0%

64.0%

66.2%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

79.6%

74.9%

76.1%

 

Index Performance

Month-end figures

 

May 2018

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

39383.53

-1.6%

20.3%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

253.38

2.1%

-24.4%

Hang Seng Index

30468.56

-1.1%

18.7%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index

11978.30

-2.9%

13.0%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4608.23

1.5%

12.8%

CES China 120 Index ^

6624.50

0.8%

15.7%

CESChina HK Mainland Index +

8446.19

-1.5%

28.1%

* - 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 2018

Apr 2018

% Change

Total Futures

456,189

521,405

-12.5%

Hang Seng Index Futures

223,609

240,657

-7.1%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

80,468

105,576

-23.8%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

126,472

142,896

-11.5%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

16,188

23,757

-31.9%

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

62

74

-16.2%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

548

802

-31.7%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

0

0

-

CES China 120 Index Futures

1

1

0.0%

CES Gaming Top 10 Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures

86

111

-22.5%

Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures

98

167

-41.3%

Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures

102

91

12.1%

Hang Seng IT Hardware Index Futures

0

3

-100.0%

Hang Seng Software & Services Index Futures

0

1

-100.0%

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

1,610

1,368

17.7%

3-Month HIBOR Futures

1

4

-75.0%

1-Month HIBOR Futures

1

0

-

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

5,812

5,289

9.9%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

5

8

-37.5%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

3

8

-62.5%

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

5

2

150.0%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

11

33

-66.7%

USD Gold Futures

898

469

91.5%

CNH Gold Futures

170

57

198.2%

Iron Ore Futures – Monthly Contracts

36

7

414.3%

Iron Ore Futures – Quarterly Contracts

0

0

-

London Aluminium Mini Futures

2

22

-90.9%

London Zinc Mini Futures

1

1

0.0%

London Copper Mini Futures

0

1

-100.0%

London Lead Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Nickel Mini Futures

0

2

-100.0%

London Tin Mini Futures

0

0

-

Total Options

565,164

661,829

-14.6%

Hang Seng Index Options

40,622

49,478

-17.9%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

7,350

8,587

-14.4%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

0

-

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

75,221

79,302

-5.1%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

1,571

2,894

-45.7%

Flexible Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

0

66

-100.0%

Stock Options

440,383

521,498

-15.6%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options

17

5

240.0%

Total Futures and Options

1,021,353

1,183,235

-13.7%

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

May 2018

Apr 2018

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades settled by CCASS

1,604,275

1,644,551

-2.45%

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

97,881

103,057

-5.02%

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

298

301

-1.00%

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

99.86

99.84

N/A

Shares deposited in the CCASS depository

– % of total issued shares

– % of the total market capitalisation


76.36

60.12


76.57

59.83


N/A

N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

May 2018

Apr 2018

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

523,489

535,954

-2.3%

– Stock Futures

12,643

8,903

42.0%

– Interest Rates Futures

386

351

10.0%

– RMB Currency Futures

29,850

26,163

14.1%

– Gold Futures

219

246

-11.0%

– Iron Ore Futures

98

150

-34.7%

– London Metal Mini Futures

3

16

-81.3%

– Equity Index Options

3,539,209

3,329,479

6.3%

– Stock Options

10,409,295

10,165,423

2.4%

– RMB Currency Options

3,683

3,506

5.0%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

May 2018

YTD

May 2017
YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

93

60

55.0%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

130,340

75,251

73.2%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

235,683

185,280

27.2%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,744,097

1,135,186

53.6%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

35,952

39,384

-8.7%

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

161,707

126,585

27.7%

Derivatives Market

 May 2018
YTD

May 2017
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

485,997

293,133

65.8%

– Stock Futures

1,241

588

111.1%

– 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

-

144

-

– Interest Rates Futures

2

0

-

– RMB Currency Futures

5,429

3,061

77.4%

– Gold Futures

1,591

0

-

– Iron Ore Futures

39

0

-

– London Metal Mini Futures

12

8

50.0%

– Equity Index Options

159,716

132,367

20.7%

– Stock Options

591,572

346,040

71.0%

– RMB Currency Options

28

70

-60.0%

Clearing & Settlement

May 2018
YTD

May 2017
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,743,449

1,134,605

53.66%

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

108,481

87,304

24.26%

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

385

300

28.33%

# 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 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

365,385

2018/04/25

206,082

2017/06/27

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

232,994

2018/02/09

3,465,052

2017/12/27

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

20,338

2017/01/05

46,711

2017/01/04

 

Updated 31 May 2018

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