Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Reuters  Feb 6  Comment 
Hong Kong's stock exchange has told investors it expects them to hit the limit of shares they can buy via its trading link with Shanghai by the end of March, a development that will pressure China to lift the quota to prevent the scheme grinding...
The Straits Times  Jan 18  Comment 
January 19, 2015 1:31 AM HONG KONG - The Hong Kong stock exchange has proposed a closing auction and other trading controls to help bring its outdated market structure in line with major exchanges elsewhere and restore the city's lustre as an...
The Economic Times  Jan 7  Comment 
The exchange said that it was working with overseas investors to familiarise them with the mechanics of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect.
The Australian  Jan 1  Comment 
CUDECO is poised to make the jump to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in a bid to expose the company to a broader range of investors.
Forbes  Jan 1  Comment 
Ronald Li, a colorful pioneering force in the creation of the modern Hong Kong Stock Exchange, died from cancer at age 85 on Dec. 27, Hong Kong media reported this week.
Mondo Visione  Dec 12  Comment 
Euronext (ENX) today announced that it completed its project with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) on the Orion Market Data Platform (OMD) on 1 December 2014 with OMD’s extension to support the derivatives market at HKEx. The...
MarketWatch  Oct 29  Comment 
Despite the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s announcement this week that the long-awaited open of direct trading of Shanghai shares had yet to receive approval, the scheme looks likely to launch soon, Caixin Online reports.
Financial Times  Sep 19  Comment 
After it took itself off the Hong Kong stock exchange, the Chinese ecommerce group transformed itself
New York Times  Sep 11  Comment 
Saying its email system had been hacked, compromising discussions with the Hong Kong stock exchange, the Chinese company responded at length to the Anonymous Analytics report.
Forbes  Sep 9  Comment 
Today is the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday in Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is closed for trading. It will reopen tomorrow.

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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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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


  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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