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Hang Seng TECH Index Options


The Hang Seng TECH Index (“the Index”) was launched on 27 July 2020 and tracks the 30 largest technology companies listed in Hong Kong. According to back-testing data, it has increased by 36% in 2019 and 60% in the first 10 months of 2020.

The Hang Seng TECH Index Futures and Options are the first exchange-traded derivatives contracts to track the Index. They complement HKEX’s flagship Hang Seng Index and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index products, providing investors with a new tool to manage risks in their exposures to Hong Kong-listed technology companies.

Updated 15 Jan 2021


Contract Summary

Contract Terms
Underlying Index
Hang Seng TECH Index
Contract Multiplier
HK$50 per index point
Minimum Fluctuation
One index point
Contract Months
For Short-dated Options: Spot Month, the next three calendar months and the next three calendar quarter months (i.e. quarterly months are March, June, September and December)

For Long-dated Options: the three months of June and December following the Contract Months specified for Short-dated Options

Pre-Market Opening Period
Not Available
Trading Hours
9:15 am - 12:00 noon, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:15 pm - 3:00 am (after-hours trading session)
(Expiring contract month closes at 4:00 pm on the Last Trading Day)
 Strike Price

Index Point                                                           Strike Interval
Below 5,000                                                              50
At or above 5,000                                                    100
At or above 20,000                                                  200

Last Trading Day
The second last Trading Day of the Contract Month
Official Settlement Price
The average of quotations taken at (i) five (5) minute intervals from five (5) minutes after the start of, and up to five (5) minutes before the end of, the Continuous Trading Session of SEHK; and (ii) the close of trading on SEHK on the Last Trading Day.
Transaction Costs
Exchange Fee                   HK$5.00
Commission Levy            HK$0.54
Commission Rate             Negotiable
 Please visit “Rules, Regulations and Procedures of the Futures Exchange” under “Rules and Regulations” of the HKEx website for full contract specifications.

Trading Fees and Commission

Trading Fee and Levies
Exchange Fee* HK$5.00 per contract per side
Commission Levy HK$0.54 per contract per side
Investor Compensation Levy** HK$0.00 per contract per side
Total HK$5.54 per contract per side
Commission Negotiable

*Currently there is a market-wide 50% trading fee discount for HSTECH Options (i.e.HK$2.5 per contract per side) 

**The amount indicated above is subject to change from time to time.



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