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OMD Free Trial Programme for Premium and FullTick Datafeeds and Historical Full Book

Purpose

HKEX-IS introduced OMD Free Trial Programme for Premium and FullTick Datafeeds and Historical Full Book (“the Programme”) with a focus on encouraging the market to experience the faster and deeper depth market data from OMD and promoting the subscription of OMD datafeeds and historical full book data.  The Programme was launched in November 2015 (duration subject to regular review).

The Programme duration will be extended from the end of 2020 to the end of 2022 with the following key modifications to the Programme effective 1 November 2020:

  1. Allowing existing client firms with real-time OMD FullTick datafeed to free trial OMD Premium datafeed of the same market provided that the client firms guarantee in writing continuous subscription on OMD FullTick datafeed for at least 6 months after the end of 3 calendar months free trial on OMD Premium datafeed;
  2. Extending the application eligibility to indirect connection End-User licensees via Market Data Application Service Providers (ASPs) for real-time OMD datafeed; and
  3. Tightening the application eligibility of the Programme by admitting each client firm trial only once for each eligible datafeed/ historical full book data.

Programme Details

A.    OMD Real-time Datafeeds
  • Applicable to new client firms to trial OMD Premium and FullTick datafeeds.   The datafeeds are for internal use only and not for redistribution purpose.
  • New client firms refer to those who have never signed up for the OMD datafeeds that they want to trial.
  • Client firms are still required to sign an End-User Licence Agreement and to contact the Hosting Service Team directly for HSN/HSN Virtual Port/HSTN subscription, if applicable. 
Programme Duration 1 November 2015 - 31 December 2022
Datafeeds Available for Free Trial •     Securities Premium (SP) and Securities FullTick (SF)
•     Derivatives Premium (DP) and Derivatives FullTick (DF)
Free Trial Duration 3 months  [3 calendar months from the Datafeed Commencement Date]
End-User Licence Fee Waived
(Up to HK$64,800 for SF and HK$24,750 for DF)
Connection Fee Waived
(Up to HK$87,600 for SF and HK$29,250 for DF)
Waived for up to one set of standard connection
Individual User Fee/ Non-display Fee Waived
All internal display and non-display usage fees 
One-off Connection Fee Waived
(HK$10,000 per datafeed)
HSN/ HSN Virtual Port/ HSTN Subscription A 3-month contract (instead of standard 24 months) of HSN/ HSN Virtual Port/ HSTN subscription will be offered to client firms under this programme

 

B.    Historical Full Book Data
  • Applicable to new client firms to trial Historical Full Book for both Securities and Derivatives markets.   The products are for internal use only and not for redistribution purpose.
  • New client firms refer to those who have never subscribed for the respective product that they want to trial. 
Programme Duration 1 November 2015 – 31 December 2022
Products Available for Free Trial Historical Full Book:
•        Securities Market
•        Derivatives Market (Non-SOM) and Derivatives Market (SOM)
Free Trial Period 3 months [Data of the latest 3 months before the month of application]
Subscription Fee Waived
(Up to HK$15,000 for Securities and HK$9,000 for Derivatives)

For enquiries about the Programme, please contact us via email: MarketData@hkex.com.hk