Hang Seng Index

Retrospective: Avoiding the barriers

This JP Morgan product from November 2008 linked to a basket of four Asian indexes and promised a 2.05% quarterly income payment. In the event of a kickout, however, capital was placed at risk and the amount returned to investors would depend on the…

OM system failure behind HKEx interruption

A fault in the system of Swedish software company, OM Gruppen, was to blame for a temporary failure of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearings’ (HKEx) futures and options trading system last Thursday, the exchange has revealed.