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The HKEX Management Trainee Programme offers four to five department attachments across a wide variety of business segments. To find out more on what it’s like to work in different divisions, please refer to the descriptions below.


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Listing and Regulatory Affairs


The Listing and Regulatory Affairs Division is responsible for overseeing the listing function and all other regulatory, legal and compliance functions across HKEX, including the Compliance and Regulations Division of LME. This includes performing HKEX’s function as the frontline regulator of listed companies in Hong Kong, including vetting of IPO candidates and monitoring issuers’ post-listing compliance. It is organised into Listing, Legal Services, Regulatory Compliance and Secretarial Services.



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Market Development


The Market Development Division is responsible for developing new revenue and product initiatives in both the international and Mainland markets across all asset classes.



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The Markets Division is responsible for serving and recruiting exchange participants and structured product issuers along with business development of cash and derivatives markets and products along with monitoring the trading activities of the same. It is also responsible for market information products. It is organized into Cash Trading, Derivatives Trading, Market Data and Market Surveillance & Monitoring.



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The Clearing Division is responsible for the operations and business development of the clearing and risk management functions of the HKEX Group. It is organised into Cash & Derivatives Clearing, OTC Clear, and Clearing Risk Management.



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Information Technology


The Information Technology Division is responsible for delivering secure, reliable and quality systems to support for the development of financial market infrastructure of HKSAR as well as the internal operations of HKEX.



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The Finance Division comprises Financial Control and Treasury. Financial Control is responsible for the Group’s budgeting, forecasting and business performance analysis, internal management and external financial reporting, project financial control, and tax planning and compliance. Treasury is responsible for the Group’s liquidity management, portfolio investment, financial risk hedging as well as external banking relationship management.



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Group Strategy


Group Strategy is responsible for developing, incubating and overseeing the delivery of key strategic initiatives across the Group. The team works hand-in-hand with HKEX Group’s operating teams across a spectrum of initiatives which include product and platform development, strategic market-facing projects, collaboration with other exchanges and industry players, and expansion into complementary and new lines of business.