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HKEX Enhances Product Offering with Kuaishou Debut

Products
01 Feb 2021

  • Kuaishou Futures and Options to be introduced on 5 February
  • HKEX informed issuers they can list derivative warrants on Kuaishou shares when the shares debut on HKEX’s securities market
  • Kuaishou shares to be included in Designated Securities Eligible for Short Selling
    on 5 February

 

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to announce today (Monday) that it will offer investors more options on Kuaishou Technology (Kuaishou, stock code: 1024) shares on the debut date (5 February 2021).

The following products with Kuaishou shares as the underlying asset will be available in HKEX markets:

1.    Kuaishou Futures and Options

Kuaishou Futures and Options will be introduced on 5 February 2021, subject to the listing of the Kuaishou shares at HKEX on that date.

Selected Details of Kuaishou Futures and Options

Contract Multiplier (Futures) /

Contract Size (Options)
(Shares)

Stock Futures Contract Months Available for Trading on 5 February 2021

Stock Options Contract Months Available for Trading on 5 February 2021

500

2021: Feb, Mar, Apr, Jun & Sep

2021: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep & Dec

 

For further details, please see the Futures and Options circulars issued today and the Product section of the HKEX website.

2.    Listing of Kuaishou Derivative Warrants

HKEX informed issuers they can list derivative warrants on Kuaishou shares when the shares debut on HKEX’s securities market.

Please refer to the issuers’ announcements for further details of the warrants.

Inclusion of Kuaishou Shares in Designated Securities for Short Selling

Kuaishou shares will also be included in HKEX’s designated securities eligible for short selling on 5 February 2021, subject to the listing of the Kuaishou shares at HKEX on that date.

For details of short selling at HKEX, please see the Services section of the HKEX website.

 

 

About HKEX

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups, and operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets.  HKEX is the world’s leading IPO market and as Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange and sole operator of its clearing houses, it is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrKuaishou  markets.

HKEX is also the global leader in metals trading, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, The London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear Limited.  This commodity franchise was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai MercKuaishou ile Exchange (QME), in China, in 2018.

HKEX launched the pioneering Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, further expanded with the launch of Shenzhen Connect in 2016, and the launch of Bond Connect in 2017.

www.hkexgroup.com

 

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Updated 01 Feb 2021