As a world-leading service provider for the global investment community, MSCI’s equity indexes are tracked by more than US$13 trillion* of assets worldwide. In a significant licensing agreement, HKEX plans to introduce 37 MSCI equity index futures and options contracts based on a suite of indexes on Asia and Emerging Markets**. This collaboration further anchors HKEX and MSCI’s commitment to their long-term product development and innovation programme in the region.
The new futures and options contracts will include different index types (Net Total Return/Price Return) and denominated across multiple currencies (USD, SGD, JPY). Following the introduction of the derivative contracts, HKEX will have the broadest suite of MSCI derivatives products based in the Asian time-zone.