Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Hong Kong Exchange Announces 5-Digit Derivative Warrants

As reported here, the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) announced that derivative warrants with 5-digit stock codes would begin trading on Monday, April 7.

This is another area for potential high-value development of's. Numbers 10000-29999 are reserved for derivative warrants. 10000-19999 are reserved for derivative warrants with underlying assets listed outside Hong Kong, basket warrants, and exotic warrants. Numbers 60000-69999 are reserved for CBBC (callable bull/bear contracts) to be listed on or after November 3, 2008. It looks like 00000-09999 are currently in use for various stock codes, and the other NNNNN's are reserved for future uses.

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