Published On: Wed, Jun 4th, 2014

HKEx After-hours Futures Trading’s Close To Be Extended To 11:45 pm From 3 November

Charles Li CEO HKEx

Charles Li CEO HKEx

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) will extend the close of its After-hours Futures Trading (AHFT) from 11 pm to 11:45 pm from 3 November 2014.

The new arrangement will increase AHFT’s overlap with the business hours in key European and North American markets, including London and New York.



AHFT’s Opening and Closing Times


Current Arrangement

Arrangement from
3 November 2014

AHFT Trading Session

5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

T+1 Clearing Session

5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

5:00 pm – 12:30 am

HKEx will arrange a market simulation in the next few months to give Participants an opportunity to verify their readiness for the new arrangement.

AHFT background information

Introduced: 8 April 2013

Contracts available for trading today:
Hang Seng Index Futures
H-shares Index Futures
Mini Hang Seng Index Futures
Mini H-shares Index Futures
RMB Currency Futures

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