12th Fl., 1 Int'L Finance Centre
, Hong Kong
#495 in FT Global 500 (July 2012)
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) is Hong Kong's only stock and futures exchange. Founded in 1989, the firm became a holding company for exchanges and clearing houses including The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company, and Hong Kong Futures Exchange following market reform in 2000. KHEx offers a variety of pre- and post-trade investment services through its information services, exchange, business development, information technology, and other divisions. It handles securities settlement through its Central Clearing and Settlement System, or CCASS. Charles Li was named CEO of HKEx in 2010. He succeeded Chou Man Yiu, who retired from the company.