Updated : 17 Mar 2021
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We celebrated the sixth anniversary of Stock Connect with record northbound average daily turnover of RMB 91 billion in 2020. Thank you all the market participants for their commitment to connecting Hong Kong and Mainland China with the world! 
Tae Yoo
Managing Director, Global Client Development 
HKEX

Stock Connect continued to hit fresh records in 2020, the sixth year since the landmark Hong Kong-Mainland mutual market access programme was launched.

To recognise the efforts of top performing market participants who helped sustain the volume growth in the programme, HKEX has organised the Stock Connect Awards again this year. Please see the full list of winners below:

Award categories and winners: (in alphabetical order)

Top 3 Brokers of the Year

Top 3 exchange participants, according to their total Northbound turnover from 2 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

  • CICC
  • Morgan Stanley
  • UBS AG

Top 3 Assets Under Depository of the Year – Custodian Bank

Top 3 custodian participants, according to their total Northbound portfolio value as of 31 December 2020.

  • HSBC
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Standard Chartered Bank

Top 3 SPSA Participation of the Year

Top 3 exchange participants, according to their total number of mapped Special Segregated Accounts (SPSA) since the launch of Stock Connect in 2015. Data as of 31 December 2020.

  • CITIC CLSA
  • Citigroup Global Markets Asia Limited
  • HSBC Securities Brokers (Asia) Limited

Top 3 Breakthrough Brokers of the Year

Top 3 exchange participants with the largest year-on-year percentage increase (2019 vs. 2020) in Northbound trading volume.

  • China Vered Securities Limited
  • Huatai Financial Holdings (HK) Limited
  • Jefferies Asia Limited

Master SPSA Pioneer Award

The first client to successfully obtain a Master SPSA ID.

  • BlackRock