Shanghai Futures Exchange

Shanghai Futures Exchange mulls links with overseas, foreign bourses

The SHFE is facing stiff competition from the London Metal Exchange after the acquisition of the British institution by HKEx brought its rival to the same time zone and country. Photo: Reuters

The Shanghai Futures Exchange (SHFE) is studying ways to co-operate with overseas exchanges and working on opening up its key futures contracts to foreign investors, the head of the bourse said yesterday.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 2:51am

LME in talks to set up in China

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has reopened talks with Chinese authorities to expand its warehouse network to the world's largest consumer of base metals.

The British bourse is hopeful of setting up an efficient arbitrage system with the Shanghai Futures Exchange, which plans to extend the reach of its contracts into the global market.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Shanghai seeks support for night gold trading

The Shanghai Futures Exchange is seeking support from brokers to launch night trading of gold contracts in its bid to become a global player.

The proposed pilot scheme aims to boost market liquidity and align the mainland's commodity futures market with international practices, exchange officials told brokerage executives on Friday.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Major revamp looms at CSRC, stock exchanges

Regulator to get new vice-chairman

The China Securities Regulatory Commission and the Shanghai and Shenzhen bourses will undergo a management reshuffle soon that would see CSRC assistant chairman Yao Gang promoted as vice-chairman, sources said.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Gold futures sparkle in Shanghai launch

Gold futures got off to a strong start in Shanghai yesterday as officials relished the potential of further liberalising a market in which the precious metal has long been cherished for its historical value.

10 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

January start expected for gold futures

Jewellery firms and investors set to benefit despite contract's conflicting launch dates

The Shanghai Futures Exchange will start trading the country's first gold futures on January 9, giving jewellers and investors a hedging tool amid investors' mounting interest in the precious metal.

29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Political worries hamper resumption of Shanghai oil futures

Efforts from the Shanghai Futures Exchange to win Beijing's permission to conduct trading on oil futures have been hampered by political considerations and concerns over possible speculation.

29 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Shanghai Futures Exchange poised to double trade volume

The Shanghai Futures Exchange expected its trading volume to double next year to 960 billion yuan (about HK$896.06 billion) the Shanghai Securities newspaper said. Earlier this year, the China Securities Regulatory Commission cut the number of futures exchanges in the mainland from more than a dozen to three - at Shanghai, Dalian and Zhengzhou.

30 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Official unaware of large Shanghai copper stocks

An official of the China National Nonferrous Metals Industry Corp (CNNC) has said he was unaware of any large stocks of imported copper being held in bonded warehouses in Shanghai.

29 Oct 1996 - 12:00am