HK approves Euronext

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HKSFC) has approved Euronext to provide automated trading services (ATS) to clients domiciled in Hong Kong, facilitating direct membership and access to Euronext’s Paris derivatives markets.

Lee Hodgkinson, Euronext head of global markets & sales, said: “China is at the core of our expansion plans and this approval is another milestone in our strategy to facilitate investment in our markets from the Chinese investment community. We can now provide clients in Hong Kong direct access to a wide range of our derivatives contracts including CAC40 index futures and options, as well as our benchmark milling wheat and rapeseed commodities.”