Published On: Fri, Sep 5th, 2014

HKEx Monthly Market Highlights August 2014

Charles Li CEO HKEx -

Charles Li CEO HKEx –

Securities Market

  • On 27 August 2014, market capitalisation reached a record high of $26,125.9 billion.
  • The average daily turnover for the first eight months of 2014 was $64,373 million, an increase of 0.2 per cent when compared with $64,258 million for the same period last year.
  • There were 84* newly listed companies for the first eight months of 2014, an increase of 127 per cent when compared with the 37* for the same period last year.
  • Funds raised through IPOs for the first eight months of 2014 was $126,424 million, an increase of 182 per cent when compared with $44,910 million for the same period last year.
  • The turnover of ETFs for August 2014 was $135,464 million, a record high.

Derivatives Market

  • The average daily turnover of futures and options for the first eight months of 2014 was 529,371 contracts, a decrease of 3 per cent when compared with the 543,613 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of RMB Currency Futures for the first eight months of 2014 was 839 contracts, an increase of 53 per cent when compared with the 547 contracts for the same period last year.
  • The average daily turnover of Stock Options for the first eight months of 2014 was 272,411 contracts, an increase of 8 per cent when compared with the 252,097 contracts for the same period last year.

* Includes any transfers of listing from GEM to Main Board

ATS Transactions

The total turnover of automated trading services’ (ATS) transactions for August 2014 was $19,436 million (1.3 % of the securities market total turnover).

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