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Stock Codes and Naming Conventions


Updated 25 Sep 2020

Stock Code Allocation Plan For DERIVATIVE WARRANTS

Stock Codes To be allocated for new listing of
Ranges Sub-ranges
10000-29999 Derivative Warrants (DWs)
10000-10999 DW with underlying assets listed outside Hong Kong, basket warrants and exotic warrants
80000-89999 Products traded in Renminbi
89000-89999 Derivative Warrants (DWs)

STOCK CODE ALLOCATION PLAN FOR CALLABLE BULL / BEAR CONTRACTS

Stock Codes To be allocated for new listing of
Ranges Sub-ranges
50000-69999 Callable Bull / Bear Contracts (CBBCs)

stock code allocation table for Inline Warrants

Stock Codes To be allocated for new listing of
Ranges Sub-ranges
47000-48999 Inline Warrants

Updated 21 Apr 2020

Naming Conventions of Stock Short Name For Derivative Warrants

Note: The following naming conventions are applicable in most cases but are not exclusive for all circumstances.

ZZQQQQQ@ECYYMMA

Or

ZZ-QQQQ@ECYYMMA

Or (traded in Renminbi)

ZZQQQQ@ECYYMMA*

ZZ - Issuer's short name

Q - Up to 5 characters representing name of the underlying asset

@ - @ = Cash settlement ; * = Physical delivery

E - E =European ; R = Regional warrants ; X = Exotic (non-traditional) ; No Character = American 

C - C = Call ; P = Put ; No Character = non Call or Put 

YYMM - Expiry year and month

A - Serial number for additional issues by the same issuer on same underlying asset with same expiry year and month (A, B, C ...)

* - Indicator for DWs traded in Renminbi (RMB)


Note:

The above naming convention for DWs comes into effect on 27 Feb 2012.  The stock short name of DWs launched before 27 Feb 2012 will remain unchanged.  There is no serial number assigned to the first issue of DWs launched before 27 Feb 2012 (i.e. ZZ-QQQQQ@ECYYMM).

Naming conventions of stock short name for CALLABLE BULL / BEAR CONTRACTS

Note: The following naming conventions are applicable in most cases but are not exclusive for all circumstances

ZZ#QQQQQNCYYMMA

Or (traded in Renminbi)

ZZ#QQQQNCYYMMA*

ZZ - Issuer's short name

# - CBBC indicator

Q - Up to 5 characters representing name of the underlying asset

N - N = No residual value ; R = With residual value

C - C = Bull contract ; P = Bear contract

YYMM - Expiry year and month

A - Serial number for additional issues by the same issuer on same underlying asset with same expiry year and month (A, B, C ...)

- Indicator for CBBCs traded in Renminbi (RMB)

Naming Conventions of Stock Short Name for Inline Warrants

ZZQQQQQ@L   YYMMA
 

ZZ - Issuer’s short name

Q - Underlying asset (up to 5 characters)

@ - Cash settlement

L - Inline Warrant

YYMM - Expiry year and month

A - Serial number for additional issues by the same issuer on same underlying with same expiry year and month (A, B, C …)