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HKEX Monthly Market Highlights

Date 11/02/2019

Highlights

- Securities Market

  • Market capitalisation was $32 trillion at the end of January 2019, an increase of 7 per cent from $29.9 trillion at the end of December 2018.
  • The average daily turnover in January 2019 was $88.4 billion, an increase of 23 per cent when compared with $71.9 billion in December 2018.
  • The average daily turnover of CBBCs in January 2019 was $10.1 billion, a decrease of 3 per cent when compared with $10.4 billion for the same period last year.
  • There were 13* newly listed companies in January 2019, a decrease of 57 per cent when compared with 30* for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Debt Securities in January 2019 was $300 million, an increase of 50 per cent when compared with $200 million for the same period last year.

- Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of Stock Futures in January 2019 was 5,821 contracts, an increase of 643 per cent when compared with the 783 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures in January 2019 was 7,817 contracts, an increase of 55 per cent when compared with the 5,050 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of equity index futures in January 2019 was 481,204 contacts, an increase of 7 per cent when compared with the 449,080 contacts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of futures and options in January 2019 was 1,091,651 contracts, a decrease of 23 per cent when compared with the 1,417,938 contracts for the same period last year.

* Includes any transfers of listing from GEM to Main Board

 

Listed Securities (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Jan 2019

Jan 2018

End 2018

No. of listed companies

2,324

2,145

2,315

Total market capitalisation ($Bil.)

32,041.0

37,196.8

29,909.4

No. of newly listed companies *

13

30

218

No. of listed securities

13,434

14,657

13,290

No. of equity warrants

3

6

3

No. of derivatives warrants

6,652

6,927

6,763

No. of CBBCs

3,082

4,348

2,847

No. of unit trusts

149

145

149

No. of debt securities

1,206

1,069

1,195

* Includes the number of transfer of listings from GEM to Main Board


Securities Market Turnover (Main Board and GEM)

 

Jan 2019

Dec 2018

% Change

Monthly turnover ($Mil.) *

1,944,233

1,365,748

42.4%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) *

88,374

71,881

22.9%

No. of trading days

22

19

-

* Turnover value for securities traded in non-Hong Kong dollar currency have been included

 

Turnover by Type of Securities (Main Board and GEM)

 

Jan 2019
($Mil)

Dec 2018
($Mil)

% Change

Equities

1,284,420.78
(66.1%)

998,313.56
(73.1%)

28.7%

Derivative warrants

349,272.45
(18.0%)

186,540.38
(13.7%)

87.2%

CBBCs

221,648.87
(11.4%)

110,597.71
(8.1%)

100.4%

Unit Trusts

(include ETFs)

81,975.76
(4.2%)

65,072.25
(4.8%)

26.0%

( ) % of market total
Turnover value for securities traded in non-Hong Kong dollar currency have been included

 

ATS Transactions

The total turnover of automated trading services’ (ATS) transactions for January 2019 was $21,394 million (1.1% of the securities market total turnover).

 

Mainland Enterprises (Main Board and GEM)

Month-end figures

 

Jan 2019

Jan 2018

End 2018

No. of H shares

268

253

267

No. of Red chips Stocks

173

164

164

No. of Mainland private enterprises

719

645

715

Market capitalisation (% of market total)

67.8%

67.6%

67.5%

Turnover value (% of equity turnover)

80.0%

79.3%

79.5%

 

Index Performance

Month-end figures

 

Jan 2019

% Change
over 1 Month

% Change
over 12 Months

S&P/HKEX LargeCap Index

36088.22

7.3%

-16.2%

S&P/HKEX GEM Index

136.14

-6.8%

-46.3%

Hang Seng Index

27942.47

8.1%

-15.0%

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index

11035.73

9.0%

-18.6%

Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index*

4387.09

5.2%

-9.0%

CES China 120 Index ^

6073.55

7.3%

-18.7%

CESChina HK Mainland Index +

7579.24

8.9%

-18.6%

* - tracks Red chips
^ - tracks 80 Mainland-listed companies and 40 Hong Kong-listed Mainland enterprises
+ - tracks 40 Hong Kong-listed Mainland enterprises

 

Derivatives Market Turnover

 

Average Daily Volume (Contracts)

Jan 2019

Dec 2018

% Change

Total Futures

496,279

499,342

-0.6%

Hang Seng Index Futures

220,096

214,880

2.4%

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

93,968

94,899

-1.0%

HSI (Gross Total Return Index) Futures

0

0

-

HSI (Net Total Return Index) Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

146,786

154,528

-5.0%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

17,079

17,614

-3.0%

HSCEI (Gross Total Return Index) Futures

0

0

-

HSCEI (Net Total Return Index) Futures

0

0

-

HSI Dividend Point Index Futures

7

0

-

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

2,442

766

218.8%

HSI Volatility Index Futures

0

0

-

MSCI AC Asia ex Japan NTR Index Futures

45

149

-69.8%

CES China 120 Index Futures

0

0

-

CES Gaming Top 10 Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures

522

27

1,833.3%

Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures

172

33

421.2%

Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures

0

1

-100.0%

Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures

86

60

43.3%

Hang Seng IT Hardware Index Futures

0

0

-

Hang Seng Software & Services Index Futures

0

0

-

IBOVESPA Futures

0

0

-

MICEX Index Futures

0

0

-

FTSE/JSE Top40 Futures

0

0

-

Stock Futures

5,821

6,449

-9.7%

3-Month HIBOR Futures

0

1

-100.0%

1-Month HIBOR Futures

0

1

-100.0%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Futures

7,598

8,163

-6.9%

RMB Currency Futures - EUR/CNH Futures

110

60

83.3%

RMB Currency Futures - JPY/CNH Futures

11

12

-8.3%

RMB Currency Futures - AUD/CNH Futures

5

1

400.0%

RMB Currency Futures - CNH/USD Futures

92

119

-22.7%

USD Gold Futures

1,173

1,381

-15.1%

CNH Gold Futures

219

167

31.1%

Iron Ore Futures – Monthly Contracts

45

26

73.1%

Iron Ore Futures – Quarterly Contracts

0

0

-

London Aluminium Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Zinc Mini Futures

1

2

-50.0%

London Copper Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Lead Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Nickel Mini Futures

0

0

-

London Tin Mini Futures

0

0

-

Total Options

595,372

538,566

10.5%

Hang Seng Index Options

47,518

46,774

1.6%

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

12,412

11,969

3.7%

Flexible Hang Seng Index Options

0

0

-

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

88,585

92,170

-3.9%

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

1,112

1,260

-11.7%

Flexible Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

0

0

-

Stock Options

445,669

386,276

15.4%

RMB Currency Futures - USD/CNH Options

75

118

-36.4%

Total Futures and Options

1,091,651

1,037,908

5.2%

 

Clearing and Settlement 

CCASS Statistics (securities market)

Jan 2019

Dec 2018

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades settled by CCASS

1,535,153

1,247,496

23.06%

Average daily number of settlement instructions (SIs) settled by CCASS

93,910

105,677

-11.13%

Average daily number of investor SIs (ISIs) settled by CCASS

217

222

-2.25%

Average daily settlement efficiency of CNS stock positions on due day (T+2)

99.94

99.91

N/A

Shares deposited in the CCASS depository
– % of total issued shares
– % of the total market capitalisation


75.85
58.71


76.15
58.78


N/A
N/A

DCASS Statistics (derivatives market)

Jan 2019

Dec 2018

% Change

Month-end Open Interest (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

748,644

708,430

5.7%

– Stock Futures

23,487

20,476

14.7%

– Interest Rates Futures

277

272

1.8%

– RMB Currency Futures

35,677

32,284

10.5%

– Gold Futures

163

236

-30.9%

– Iron Ore Futures

1,092

1,124

-2.8%

– London Metal Mini Futures

3

1

200.0%

– Equity Index Options

2,901,397

2,612,803

11.0%

– Stock Options

8,261,798

7,213,486

14.5%

– RMB Currency Options

5,489

5,625

-2.4%

 

Year-to-date Statistics 

Securities Market

Jan 2019

YTD

Jan 2018

YTD

% Change

No. of newly listed companies #

13

30

-56.7%

Average daily turnover by value ($Mil.) ^

88,374

160,941

-45.1%

Average share traded per trading day (Mil. Shares)

339,246

278,227

21.9%

Average no. of trades per trading day

1,535,670

1,889,146

-18.7%

Fund raised by IPOs ($Mil.)

4,024

15,117

-73.4%

Total funds raised (including IPOs) ($Mil.)*

11,536

61,362

-81.2%

Derivatives Market

Jan 2019
YTD

Jan 2018
YTD

% Change

Average daily volume (contracts)

 

 

 

– Equity Index Futures

481,204

449,080

7.2%

– Stock Futures

5,821

783

643.4%

– Interest Rates Futures

1

0

-

– RMB Currency Futures

7,817

5,050

54.8%

– Gold Futures

1,392

2,455

-43.3%

– Iron Ore Futures

45

110

-59.1%

– London Metal Mini Futures

1

6

-83.3%

– Equity Index Options

149,627

184,212

-18.8%

– Stock Options

445,669

776,197

-42.6%

– RMB Currency Options

75

46

63.0%

Clearing & Settlement

Jan 2019
YTD

Jan 2018
YTD

% Change

Average daily number of exchange trades handled by CCASS

1,535,153

1,888,525

-18.71%

Average daily number of settlement instructions (SIs) settled by CCASS

93,910

115,519

-18.71%

Average daily number of investor SIs (ISIs) settled by CCASS

217

537

-59.59%

# Includes the number of transfer of listings from GEM to Main Board
^ Turnover value for traded in non-HKD currency securities have been included

* Provisional figures only

 

Historical Records

up to 31 January 2019

Top 10 Hang Seng Index Closes

Rank

Date

Close

1

2018/01/26

33154.12

2

2018/01/29

32966.89

3

2018/01/24

32958.69

4

2018/01/23

32930.70

5

2018/01/31

32887.27

6

2018/01/25

32654.45

7

2018/02/01

32642.09

8

2018/01/30

32607.29

9

2018/02/02

32601.78

10

2018/01/22

32393.41

 

Top 10 Daily Market Turnover

(Main Board and GEM)

Rank

Date

Turnover ($)

1

2015/04/09

293,910,756,648

2

2018/03/23

284,101,947,853

3

2015/04/13

266,098,632,854

4

2018/02/06

258,799,618,543

5

2015/04/08

252,396,050,844

6

2015/04/14

239,903,336,931

7

2015/07/08

237,429,139,110

8

2015/04/10

222,888,834,174

9

2018/02/09

219,595,292,569

10

2018/02/07

218,890,883,115

  

Top 10 Market Capitalisation

(Main Board and GEM)

Rank

Date

Market Capitalisation ($)

1

2018/01/26

37,715,721,713,817

2

2018/01/29

37,498,267,978,409

3

2018/01/24

37,458,993,282,123

4

2018/01/23

37,434,956,503,062

5

2018/01/31

37,196,824,130,391

6

2018/01/25

37,171,558,627,632

7

2018/01/30

37,034,857,609,118

8

2018/02/02

36,948,839,611,393

9

2018/02/01

36,943,877,577,778

10

2018/01/22

36,925,559,142,548

 

Record High for Top-10 Derivatives Market Products (Based on Contract Volume) 

Product

Record High Daily Volume

Record High Open Interest

 

Contracts

Date

Contracts

Date

Stock Options

1,221,324

2015/04/13

13,725,731

2018/03/27

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

467,559

2015/08/26

635,051

2018/12/27

Hang Seng Index Futures

422,450

2018/10/26

206,082

2017/06/27

Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options

232,994

2018/02/09

3,749,790

2018/11/28

Mini Hang Seng Index Futures

215,927

2018/02/07

22,321

2018/10/26

Hang Seng Index Options

130,998

2018/01/23

594,941

2017/11/28

Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures

76,471

2018/02/06

16,436

2014/12/11

Stock Futures

27,966

2007/03/28

47,050

2013/03/27

HSCEI Dividend Point Index Futures

27,501

2017/02/14

184,626

2016/12/13

Mini Hang Seng Index Options

25,534

2018/11/02

48,450

2018/11/28