HKEX chief executive Charles Li Xiaojia (left) and chairman Chow Chung-kong give out red packets to the media at a ceremony celebrating the first trading day of the Lunar New Year in February. The exchange recorded 20 per cent growth in net profit for the first three months of 2017, to HK$1.72 billion (US$22.95 million). Photo: Nora Tam

HKEX profit up 20pc to HK$1.72 billion in first quarter

Figures include one-off gain of a HK$55m interest payment from the liquidation of Leman Brothers, but even excluding that, profit growth was 16 per cent to HK$1.67b

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HKEX chief executive Charles Li Xiaojia (left) and chairman Chow Chung-kong give out red packets to the media at a ceremony celebrating the first trading day of the Lunar New Year in February. The exchange recorded 20 per cent growth in net profit for the first three months of 2017, to HK$1.72 billion (US$22.95 million). Photo: Nora Tam
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