Fund managers, already concerned about Beijing’s intervention in the stock market, won’t welcome a proposed index circuit breaker.
The HKEF's managers say it is unrealistic to expect the fund to engage in short-term trading, and that it needs to avoid being easily unsettled by market fluctuations.
The firm's asset management arm is in Hong Kong to launch a HK dollar ETF tracking the HSI Futures Index and an ETF corresponding to the HSI Futures RMB Foreign exchange ETF.
As Stock Connect and a trading link between the Lion City and Taiwan looms, Singapore Exchange's head of sales argues that Hong Kong and Taiwan are not really offshore centres for China.
Fidelity Management & Research's head Asia trader sees better understanding of market microstructure as key to navigating markets increasingly affected by price spikes and 'flash crash'-type events.
Chi-X Australia’s incoming CEO accuses the incumbent bourse of imitation and says he is ready to provide what he sees as much-needed competition.
Noting the great rotation has not even started yet, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink urges investors to get out of bonds, with the firm having seen inflows of $21 billion into ETFs already this year.
Bank compliance and legal counsel officers raise serious doubts over how new regulatory rules to curb rogue algo trading would be applied and who would potentially be held liable.
An upgrade and new data centre for hosting services may spark interest in algorithmic trading strategies on Hong Kong stocks, as latency is reduced to below two milliseconds.
High-frequency trading is beginning to make its mark on Asian stock exchanges.
On his first trip to Hong Kong, Terry Duffy talks position limits, China opportunities and big numbers, and looks forward to more visits to the region.
Ronald Arculli says Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing intends to introduce listed options that allow some degree of tailoring.