China derivatives unleash short sellers

Investors sit in front of a monitor displaying share prices as a dealer speaks on the phone at a securities brokerage in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Hong Kong stocks surged the most since 2009 amid volume more than four times the average and a frenzy of buying by mainland investors. Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Launch of equity index futures offers new tools for bearish bets

Hong Kong exchange becomes world’s largest

Asian bourse displaces US’s CME following share price surge

HK-Shanghai trading link activity surges

Southbound Stock Connect quota used up for first time

China expands Shanghai-HK trading link

Domestic mutual funds gain access to Stock Connect

China’s OTC board surges on tech optimism

New index shows over-the-counter market has gained 53% in 2015

LME ends ties with LCH.Clearnet

Exchange sells clearing stake to Borsa Istanbul

Nasdaq president dismisses tech bubble fears

Main US index ‘fundamentally different’ in wake of 2000 collapse

HK exchange to upgrade China trading link

Analysts hope more asset managers will now use the facility

FTSE launches Chinese onshore bond index

International appetite growing for country’s financial assets

China threat dents ICE’s Singapore plans

Zhengzhou bourse demands that US group stop launch of new platform

BAML departure fuels talk of SGX switch

BofA banker speculated to replace outgoing Singapore exchange head

Short sellers abstain as China opens door

Analysts focus on shortcomings after scheme draws no orders

SGX chief Böcker to leave in June

Swede oversaw Singapore bourse’s push into the rest of Asia

China opens up to foreign short sellers

Strict limits on shorting volumes criticised

Japan Exchange eyes data business push

Operator plans move into dollar interest rate swaps clearing

Australian exchange in technology overhaul

ASX to replace entire trading and post-trade systems

Singapore against swaps trading switch

Asian city state takes different path to US and Europe

SGX names new head of China business

New Shanghai office part of bourse’s China push

Mexico exchange signs Nasdaq Smarts deal

Borsa upgrades surveillance to keep up with trading volumes

Small-time traders drive SE Asia futures

Experts warn of need to encourage institutional players

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