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HKEX: Weekly Options Turnover Reflects Strong Demand for Short-Term Risk Management

Launched on 16 September 2019, HKEX’s Weekly Index Options contracts on Hang Seng Index (HSI) and Hang Seng China Enterprise Index (HSCEI) are gaining traction with average daily volume (ADV) increasing to 5,347 contracts on 8 October 2019 – approximately 8% of that were traded in the after-hour trading session.


With a lower premium and faster time decay than monthly options, weekly options is the ideal tool to manage short-term market risks. Visit HKEX website for more information