Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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This week CITIC Group Corporation (Citic) announced its intention to list the bulk of its operating assets on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE). How it will do so raises valuation questions, about which more below. But the fact that it is doing...
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Hong Kong’s stock exchange is in discussions with bourses in mainland China about allowing investors to trade shares on each other’s platforms
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Hong Kong's stock exchange said it is in talks to increase cooperation with its Mainland Chinese counterparts, though it said an agreement hasn't been reached.
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This past week CITIC Group Corporation (Citic) announced its intention to list the bulk of its operating assets on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE). How it will do so raises valuation questions, about which I will discuss more below. But the...
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Allowing the listing of Alibaba on its own terms would have undermined the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s reputation.     
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Allowing the listing of Alibaba on its own terms would have undermined the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s reputation.     
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Hong Kong's stock exchange needs to find ways to be more competitive as a listing venue for technology companies, without rushing into any decisions, the head of the...
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Alibaba's planned New York listing is a blow to Hong Kong's stock exchange, which failed in an effort to change its rules to accommodate what could be one of the world's biggest IPOs.
The Economic Times  Mar 4  Comment 
Hong Kong Stock Exchange, world's fourth-largest exchange operator, would add yuan currency futures to after-hours trading from April 7.
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Nightclubs with diamante toilets, luxury cemeteries and local restaurants have made a splash during their debuts on Hong Kong's stock exchange.




 
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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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