Etf Securities

First A-share ETF gets a lukewarm response in HK

The first A-share exchange-traded fund attracted only 103.37 million yuan (HK$125.78 million) of trading in its debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange - a disappointing result that brokers blamed on the poorly performing mainland stock markets and difficulties in obtaining

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012, 12:00am

SFC studying applications for three more yuan ETFs

The Securities and Futures Commission is in the process of approving three more yuan-denominated exchange traded funds (ETFs) that will allow Hong Kong investors to bet on mainland stocks.

Just two weeks ago, the regulator approved the first yuan ETF, a five billion yuan (HK$6.07 billion) fund issued by China Asset Management (CAM).

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Get on the right trackers

It's taken a while, almost a decade, in fact, for the realisation of plans to allow mainland investors access to the Hong Kong stock market. And now that it's happened, it has been restricted to two exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This has led to much gnashing of teeth, but investors should consider themselves lucky.

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Let's get physical

Hong Kong is about to get its first batch of exchange traded funds (ETFs), physically backed by mainland equities.

But what on earth does that mean, and why should you care?

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Two funds are in constant competition, but which is better?

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are relatively new to Hong Kong. The first such fund to hit Hong Kong - the mother ship ETF, as it were - was the splendidly large and liquid Tracker Fund, which was forged out of the Hong Kong government's massive intervention into the Hong Kong share market during the Asian financial crisis, arriving in 1999.

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Smart Money

Some useful ETF resources:

22 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Markets set for mergers

After last year's corporate merger mania, the focus is now on consolidation among global stock exchanges.

A slew of exchanges have entered a new round of consolidation which could benefit millions of retail investors.

17 May 2011 - 12:00am