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HKEX Monthly Market Highlights

Highlights

- Securities Market

  • The average daily turnover for the first 10 months of 2018 was $112.7 billion, an increase of 35 per cent when compared with $83.3 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of derivative warrants for the first 10 months of 2018 was $16.1 billion, an increase of 42 per cent when compared with $11.3 billion for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of CBBCs for the first 10 months of 2018 was $7.4 billion, an increase of 68 per cent when compared with $4.4 billion for the same period last year.
  • Funds raised through IPOs for the first 10 months of 2018 was $255.7 billion, an increase of 187 per cent when compared with $89.2 billion for the same period last year.
  • Total funds raised for the first 10 months of 2018 was $469.2 billion, an increase of 29 per cent when compared with $364.4 billion for the same period last year.
  • There were 185* newly listed companies for the first 10 months of 2018, an increase of 41 per cent when compared with 131* for the same period last year.

 

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first 10 months of 2018 was 1,216,095 contracts, an increase of 47 per cent when compared with the 829,037 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of equity index futures for the first 10 months of 2018 was 507,457 contracts, an increase of 71 per cent when compared with the 296,068 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures for the first 10 months of 2018 was 7,219 contracts, an increase of 143 per cent when compared with the 2,970 contracts for the same period last year.
  • On 11 October 2018, the turnover of Mini Hang Seng Index Options reached a record high of 23,628 contracts.
  • On 26 October 2018, the turnover of Hang Seng Index Futures reached a record high of 422,450 contracts.
  • On 26 October 2018, the open interest of Mini Hang Seng Index Futures reached a record high of 22,321 contracts.
  • On 29 October 2018, the open interest of Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures, Mini Hang Seng Index Options and Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options reached a record high of 557,869 contracts, 42,569 contracts and 29,525 contracts respectively.

* Includes any transfers of listing from GEM to Main Board

 

Listed Securities (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Oct 2018

Oct 2017

End 2017

No. of listed companies

2,285

2,082

2,118

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

28,784.9

32,253.2

33,998.8

No. of newly listed companies *

19

17

174

No. of listed securities

13,420

12,072

12,803

No. of equity warrants

2

8

8

No. of derivatives warrants

7,112

5,509

6,094

No. of CBBCs

2,699

3,315

3,374

No. of unit trusts

146

148

145

No. of debt securities

1,159

994

1,047

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

 

Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

Oct 2018

Sep 2018

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

1,989,758

1,738,937

14.4%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

94,750

91,523

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)

 

Oct 2018
($Mil)

Sep 2018
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

1,379,430.22
(69.3%)

1,282,869.81
(73.8%)

7.5%

Derivative warrants

307,942.03
(15.5%)

250,470.16
(14.4%)

22.9%

CBBCs

198,929.97
(10.0%)

128,471.06
(7.4%)

54.8%

Unit Trusts

(include ETFs)

99,922.91
(5.0%)

72,899.63
(4.2%)

37.1%

( ) % 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 October 2018 was $27,720 million (1.4% of the securities market total turnover).

 

Mainland Enterprises (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Oct 2018

Oct 2017

End 2017

No. of H shares

262

250

252

No. of Red chips Stocks

164

158

159

No. of Mainland private enterprises

694

629

640

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

67.3%

66.0%

66.2%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

78.8%

78.1%

76.1%

 

Index Performance

Month-end figures

 

Oct 2018

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

32247.74

-10.7%

-11.2%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

156.64

-14.5%

-42.2%

Hang Seng Index

24979.69

-10.1%

-11.6%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index

10138.63

-8.0%

-11.9%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4097.93

-7.9%

-6.5%

CES China 120 Index ^

5789.05

-8.2%

-12.2%

CESChina HK Mainland Index +

6880.14

-9.5%

-10.8%

* - 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)

Oct 2018

Sep 2018

% Change

Total Futures

643,008

561,080

14.6%

Hang Seng Index Futures

294,958

258,850

13.9%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

127,947

105,496

21.3%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

180,936

158,389

14.2%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

23,745

20,285

17.1%

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

0

42

-100.0%

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

3,105

2,766

12.3%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

0

0

-

MSCI AC Asia ex Japan NTR Index Futures

26

69

-62.3%

CES China 120 Index Futures

1

1

0.0%

CES Gaming Top 10 Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures

78

53

47.2%

Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures

49

19

157.9%

Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures

147

142

3.5%

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

5,273

6,439

-18.1%

3-Month HIBOR Futures

1

6

-83.3%

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

1

-100.0%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

5,151

7,408

-30.5%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

71

45

57.8%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

17

8

112.5%

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

7

12

-41.7%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

72

45

60.0%

USD Gold Futures

1,339

984

36.1%

CNH Gold Futures

18

9

100.0%

Iron Ore Futures – Monthly Contracts

62

9

588.9%

Iron Ore Futures – Quarterly Contracts

0

0

-

London Aluminium Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Zinc Mini Futures

4

3

33.3%

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

734,743

703,005

4.5%

Hang Seng Index Options

61,772

57,180

8.0%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

14,196

10,377

36.8%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

0

-

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

114,733

107,416

6.8%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

3,490

1,739

100.7%

Flexible Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

0

0

-

Stock Options

540,317

526,146

2.7%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options

236

147

60.5%

Total Futures and Options

1,377,750

1,264,085

9.0%

 

Clearing and Settlement

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

Oct 2018

Sep 2018

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades settled by CCASS

1,561,062

1,474,647

5.86%

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

97,357

97,957

-0.61%

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

232

257

-9.73%

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

99.92

99.89

N/A

Shares deposited in the CCASS depository

– % of total issued shares

– % of the total market capitalisation


76.23

58.46


75.87

58.33


N/A

N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

Oct 2018

Sep 2018

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

845,693

673,906

25.5%

– Stock Futures

22,535

18,058

24.8%

– Interest Rates Futures

416

415

0.2%

– RMB Currency Futures

34,093

33,334

2.3%

– Gold Futures

426

246

73.2%

– Iron Ore Futures

573

426

34.5%

– London Metal Mini Futures

8

4

100.0%

– Equity Index Options

3,772,594

3,321,193

13.6%

– Stock Options

9,108,731

8,465,878

7.6%

– RMB Currency Options

9,039

8,689

4.0%

 

Year-to-date Statistics

Securities Market

Oct 2018

YTD

Oct 2017

YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

185

131

41.2%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

112,687

83,335

35.2%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

224,394

175,611

27.8%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,639,212

1,200,547

36.5%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

255,719

89,234

186.6%

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

469,163

364,440

28.7%

Derivatives Market

Oct 2018
YTD

Oct 2017
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

507,457

296,068

71.4%

– Stock Futures

2,830

496

470.6%

– 5-Year MOF T-Bond Futures

-

60

-

– Interest Rates Futures

4

2

100.0%

– RMB Currency Futures

7,219

2,970

143.1%

– Gold Futures

1,362

916

48.7%

– Iron Ore Futures

31

-

-

– London Metal Mini Futures

8

11

-27.3%

– Equity Index Options

162,444

128,431

26.5%

– Stock Options

534,622

400,615

33.5%

– RMB Currency Options

118

63

87.3%

Clearing & Settlement

Oct 2018
YTD

Oct 2017
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,638,545

1,199,927

36.55%

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

103,518

90,157

14.82%

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

324

332

-2.41%

# 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 October 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

557,869

2018/10/29

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

3,631,457

2018/09/26

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

23,628

2018/10/11

42,569

2018/10/29

 

Updated 31 Oct 2018

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