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HKEx Announces Temporary Holiday Risk Management Arrangements

Market Operations
29 Dec 2011

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) has announced the following holiday risk management arrangements.

HSI, MHI, HHI and MCH Futures Markets

There will be mandatory intra-day variation adjustment calls in the Hang Seng Index (HSI), Mini-Hang Seng Index (MHI), H-shares Index (HHI) and Mini H-shares Index (MCH) futures markets on Friday, 30 December 2011 based on open positions in the markets at around 3:00 pm on 30 December.

Stock Options Market

There will be special intra-day margin calls on Friday, 30 December 2011 in respect of all open positions in the stock options market at around 3:00 pm on 30 December.

The above arrangements are based on the clearing houses’ normal procedures.

Exchange Participants have been advised to give advanced notice to their clients regarding the arrangements where appropriate.


Updated 29 Dec 2011