Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Wednesday it has agreed to work with China's bourses towards the inclusion of dual-class shares in a cross-border trading link, marking a step towards resolving a dispute on the issue.
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HKEX rolls out software created by Nasdaq in effort to stamp out market abuses
Benzinga  Feb 21  Comment 
Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened? On this day 104 years ago, the Association of Stockbrokers in Hong Kong was officially renamed the Hong Kong Stock...
Forbes  Nov 14  Comment 
BY JESSICA TAN - Gaming company Razer recently conducted its IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange, closing 18% above its initial public offering price of HKD3.88 a share. As a result, its founder Tan Min-Liang is now worth upwards of $1.6B.
Financial Times  Oct 27  Comment 
Hong Kong stock exchange disciplines China billionaire for breaking rules
Reuters  Oct 25  Comment 
The lights go out and screens turn blank in the trading hall of Hong Kong's stock exchange this week, marking the end of an era for the red-carpeted, cavernous space that was home to more than a thousand floor traders in its heyday.
Japan Today  Oct 22  Comment 
In its heyday in the 1980s, more than a thousand brokers dressed in signature red blazers made deals on the trading floor of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange,…
Wall Street Journal  Aug 28  Comment 
The Hong Kong stock exchange’s 31-year old trading hall is set to close this fall, but not without some pushback from its remaining tenants.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 23  Comment 
The Hong Kong stock exchange halted trading for the full day on Wednesday as a strong typhoon lashed the financial centre and other parts of southern China. Trading was suspended for the rest of t...
WA Business News  Jun 2  Comment 
Junior explorer Dragon Mining’s plan to delist from the ASX and join the Hong Kong Stock Exchange appears set to be delayed by several months, along with its proposed $17.5 million capital raising.




 
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See also Investing in China.

As of 31 December 2007, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange had 1,241 listed companies[1] with a combined market capitalization of $2.7 trillion.[2] It is Asia's third largest stock exchange by market capitalization, behind the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Basic Information

==Exchange Symbols==2331

  • Google Finance: HKG
  • Thomson Reuters: HK
  • Yahoo! Finance: .HK

Market Information (as of 31 December 2007)

  • Trading Hours:
    • Pre-Market Session: 09:30 - 10:00[3]
    • Normal Trading Session: 10:00 - 14:00[3]
    • Post-Market Session: 14:00 - 14:10[3]
2004[4] 2005[5] 2006[6] 2007[7]
Number of Listed Companies1,0961,1351,1731,241
Domestic Market Capitalization (in $ million)861,4631,054,9991,714,9532,654,416
Value of Shares Traded (in $ million)439,464464,273832,4002,136,910
Average Daily Turnover (in $ million)1,7651,8803,3708,687
Average Value of Trades (in $ thousand)11.818.818.518.0
New Capital Raised from Initial Public Offerings (in $ million)12,47421,29142,97237,486
New Capital Raised from Secondary Public Offerings (in $ million)23,65517,04024,46536,541
Number of Trading Days249247247246

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Indices

Benchmark Index

The Hang Seng Index, composed of the 45 Hong Kong companies with the highest market capitalization, is the benchmark stock index of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.



Constituent Indices

  • Hang Seng Index (HSI-HK)
    • Hang Seng China Enterprise Index
    • Hang Seng China H-Financials Index
    • Hang Seng REIT Index
  • Hang Seng Composite Index Series
    • Hang Seng Composite Index
    • Hang Seng Hong Kong Composite Index (HSCI-HK)
      • Hang Seng Hong Kong LargeCap Index (HSHKLI-HK)
      • Hang Seng Hong Kong MidCap Index (HSHKMI-HK)
      • Hang Seng Hong Kong SmallCap Index (HSHKSI-HK)
    • Hang Seng Mainland Composite Index
      • Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index

Sector Indices

  • Hang Seng Index (HSI-HK)
    • HSI-Finance Index (HSF-HK)
    • HSI-Utilities Index (HSU-HK)
    • HSI-Property Index (HFP-HK)
    • HSI-Commerce and Industry Index (HSC-HK)
  • Hang Seng Composite Industry Indexes
    • Energy
    • Materials
    • Industrial Goods
    • Consumer Goods
    • Services
    • Telecommunications
    • Utilities
    • Financials
    • Properties & Construction
    • Information Technology
    • Conglomerates

Stocks listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

References

  1. Number of Listed Companies (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  2. Domestic Market Capitalization (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Trading Hours, Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  4. Annual Statistics 2004, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  5. Annual Statistics 2005, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  6. Annual Statistics 2006, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  7. Annual Statistics 2007, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
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