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Hk Stock Options Trading Guide
  • HK Stock Options Trading Guide

HK Stock Options Trading Hours:

Trading hours

Morning Session: 9:30 a.m. - 12 :00 noon (HKT)

Afternoon Session: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (HKT)


Settlement Date

Physical delivery of underlying shares on exercise and settlement period are :

T + 1 (options premium, payable in full) or

T + 2 (stock transfer following exercise)

Contract Summary:

Underlying Stocks & HKATS Codes

Please refer to the list of stock options

Option Types

Puts and calls

Contract Size

One board lot of the underlying shares.

Except for :

Agricultural Bank of China Limited,                                          

AIA Group Limited,                                                       

China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd.,                                     

iShares FTSE A50 China Index ETF,

W.I.S.E. - CSI 300 China Tracker.

Please refer to list of stock options

Contracted Value

Option Premium multiplied by the Contract Size

Contract Months

Spot, the next two calendar months & the three quarter months

(The Exchange may introduce any other longer-dated expiry month in selected stock option classes as it deems necessary)

Minimum Fluctuation


Option Premium

Quoted in HK dollars on a per share basis

Expiry Day

The business day immediately preceding the last business day of the contract month

Exercise style

American: Options can be exercised at any time until expiration

Exercise Fee

HKD $2.00

Trading Tariff

Tier 1 (HK $3) or Tier 2 (HK $1) or Tier 3 (HK $0.5)