HKEX will include ETFs in Stock Connect on July 4

HONG KONG, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) welcomes the joint announcement issued today (Tuesday) by the that of Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), on the inclusion of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in Stock Connect, effective Monday, July 4, 2022.

HKEX, Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) and China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation (CSDC) previously agreed Stock Connect inclusion and trading agreements, as well as eligibility criteria for ETFs.

When the inclusion takes effect, trading of eligible SSE-listed ETFs via Shanghai Connect and trading of eligible SZSE-listed ETFs via Shenzhen Connect will, for the first time, be open to all. hong kong and foreign investors, including institutional and individual investors.

The initial list of ETFs eligible for northbound trading, with the data close date on April 29, 2022is published on the designated page on the HKEX site. Every six months, reviews will be conducted to determine which ETFs are eligible for Northbound trading.

HKEX will continue to work closely with its mainland exchange partners to ensure the successful launch of inclusion for the benefit of the mainland, hong kong and international investors.

Please refer to circular released today for more details.

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About HKEX

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is a publicly traded company (HKEX stock code: 388) and one of the world’s leading exchange groups, offering a range of equities, derivatives, commodities, fixed income and other financial markets, products and services, including the London Metals Exchange.

As a superconnector and gateway between East and West, HKEX facilitates the two-way flow of capital, ideas and dialogue between China and the rest of the world, thanks to its pioneering Connect programs, its increasingly diverse product ecosystem and its deep, liquid and international markets.

HKEX is a purpose-driven organization that, through its activities and through the work of the HKEX Foundation, seeks to connect, promote and advance its markets and the communities they support for the prosperity of all.

www.hkexgroup.com

SOURCE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)

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