Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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Hong Kong's stock exchange is exploring a rule change, months after its refusal to budge on the issue of special share classes cost it the lucrative Alibaba initial public offering.
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Shares in China's WH Group, the world's biggest pork firm, surged 10% on their debut on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
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China’s stock investment universe has surely improved in the past decade. Yet the second disclosure in less than two weeks that a chairman of a mainland company listed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange had disappeared underscores that investment...
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The world’s largest pork producer will list on the Hong Kong stock exchange on August 5 after dropping its targeted valuation significantly
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Friday’s listing of Tianhe Chemicals Group, a Chinese maker of lubricant additives and special fluorochemicals, at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has formally turned its chairman Wei Qi into the richest man in the country’s northeast region.
Wall Street Journal  May 26  Comment 
Hong Kong's stock exchange and its subsidiary, the London Metal Exchange, face a new legal challenge in the U.S. from metal industry players accusing them of anticompetitive and monopolistic behavior in the zinc market.




 
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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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