Nicolas Aguzin joins Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing as chief executive officer after 30 years at JP Morgan.
CME Group loses position of most valuable exchange group to HKEX as the Hong Kong venue’s long-serving CEO steps away.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has completed its first client clearing trades for Japanese banks, further expanding the international reach of its fixed income and currency clearing offering.
HKEX will use DAML-developed smart contracts and has partnered with DTCC to streamline and automate Northbound Stock Connect post-trade processes.
The HKEX futures and options contracts will launch on 23 November 2020 and 18 January 2021 respectively as the first ETDs to track the Hang Seng TECH index.
Charles Li will now retire in December with HKEX chief operating officer, Calvin Tai, set to take over as interim CEO as the search for a permanent chief executive is undertaken.
Richard Wise, the current chief risk officer Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse, will join HKEX as its new group chief risk officer in November this year.
Brian Lee will join Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing after working at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority for 25 years.
Eight US dollar-denominated index futures have been listed on the HKEX derivatives market as the exchange rolls out MSCI-based derivatives.
OTC Clear, HKEX’s CCP, has cleared the first HONIA-based interest rate swap with Bank of China and the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp.