Markets

Updated: 04 Jan 2021

Head : Mr Wilfred YIU

Markets Division comprises the following functions: 

Global Client Development 

Global Client Development is responsible for all client relationship management and marketing related functions, including managing key relationships between HKEX and our intermediaries and participants, buyside, associations, custodians and trusts; as well as with liquidity providers, vendors and issuers globally.

Global Issuer Services

Global Issuer Services is responsible for all marketing activities in the Mainland and internationally for Hong Kong listings, as well as post-IPO issuer services.

Green & Sustainable Finance

Green & Sustainable Finance is responsible for the development of HKEX’s green and sustainable finance programme including exploring the creation of commercial propositions to facilitate sustainable financing for environmentally-aligned companies.

Market Data

Market Data is responsible for servicing licensed information vendors and end-users, managing sales and business development of market data information products from a wide range of datafeed products, providing real-time and historical data products for brokers, data vendors and other market participants. Through the Investment Service Centre of the HKEX website, Market Data provides market information to the investing public and maintains internal databases for the securities and derivatives markets.

Market Surveillance & Monitoring

Market Surveillance & Monitoring is responsible for monitoring the trading activities of Exchange Participants in cash and derivatives markets, as well as China Connect trading activities, and their compliance with rules and regulations, position limits and large open position reporting requirements in derivatives contracts and performing due diligence check on admission of market makers. It also cooperates with Hong Kong and Mainland regulators on their investigation of cross-boundary market misconduct under China Connect.

Product Development

Product Development is responsible for the design and development of equity derivatives, exchange traded products and structured products. The team is also responsible for attracting issuers, liquidity providers and investors to facilitate the development of the Hong Kong financial market.

Trading Operations

Trading Operations is responsible for serving and admission of exchange participants and structured product issuers, managing the business and operations for the trading of cash market and derivatives market, and developing the rules and policies for secondary market and derivatives market trading. It operates and monitors the respective trading system, and ensures that the trading environment is transparent, fair, orderly and efficient according to the relevant rules and regulations established by the relevant exchange.

Trading Operations is also responsible for managing the business and operations of the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Connect.