Huge spike in China-related derivative and ETF volumes

China A50 futures and ETF inflows rise following HK Shanghai stock connect


China-related futures, warrants and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have all seen a massive spike in volumes over the past two months, which market participants say is driven by investors positioning their portfolios ahead of the opening of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect in October, as well as a general increasingly positive view of the China economy. The Singapore Exchange's (SGX) China A50 futures index – the only offshore contract on the China A-share market – saw 3.2 millio