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HKEX Enhances Product Offering with Weibo Debut

Products
Market Operations
03 Dec 2021

  • Weibo Futures and Options to be introduced on 8 December
  • Weibo shares to be included in Designated Securities Eligible for Short Selling on 8 December
  • Issuers can list derivative warrants on Weibo shares on 8 December

 

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to announce today (Friday) that it will offer investors more options on Weibo Corporation (Weibo, stock code: 9898) shares after its debut.

Weibo Futures and Options

Weibo Futures and Options will be introduced on 8 December 2021, subject to the listing of the Weibo shares at HKEX on that date.

Selected Details of Weibo Futures and Options

Contract Multiplier (Futures) /

Contract Size (Options) (Shares)

Stock Futures Contract Months Available for Trading on 8 December 2021

Stock Options Contract Months Available for Trading on 8 December 2021

100

2021:Dec

2022: Jan, Feb, Mar and Jun

2021: Dec

2022:Jan, Feb, Mar, Jun, Sep and Dec

 

For further details, please see the Futures and Options circulars and the Product section of the HKEX website.

Inclusion of Weibo Shares in Designated Securities for Short Selling

Weibo shares will also be included in HKEX’s designated securities eligible for short selling on 8 December 2021, subject to the listing of the Weibo shares at HKEX on that date.

For details of short selling at HKEX, please see the Services section of the HKEX website.

Listing of Weibo Derivative Warrants

Issuers can list derivative warrants on Weibo shares on 8 December 2021, when the shares debut on HKEX’s securities market.

Please refer to the issuers’ announcements for further details of the derivative warrants.

 

 

 

About HKEX

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets.  HKEX is the world’s leading IPO market and as Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrant markets.

HKEX is also the global leader in metals trading, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, The London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited.  This commodity franchise was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai Mercantile Exchange (QME), in China, in 2018.

HKEX launched the pioneering Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, further expanded with the launch of Shenzhen Connect in 2016, and the launch of Bond Connect in 2017.

www.hkexgroup.com

 

 

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Updated 03 Dec 2021