HKEx and DGCX have become the latest exchanges to report a strong January
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has become the latest large
exchange group to report strong trading volumes last month as
global futures markets benefited from volatility.
The exchange saw its average daily volume
of futures and options increase 22 per cent compared to the
same period last year to 941,648 contracts.
The increase in derivatives was largely
driven by the surge in equity index futures contracts, which
were up 70% compared to January 2015, and equity index options
contracts, which went up to 150,656, a 92% rise compared to
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