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Hk Futures Trading Guide
  • HK Futures & Options Trading Guide
  • Contract Specification and Margin

Trading Hours for Derivatives Markets:

 

Contract

Trading 
Session

Trading Hours*

Trading Hours on 
Last Trading Day 
(Spot Month Contract)

Pre Market 
Opening Period

Hang Seng Index Futures

H-shares Index Futures

Mini-Hang Seng Index Futures

Morning Session

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Not applicable

Not applicable

Mini H-shares Index Futures

Morning Session

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Not applicable

Not applicable

Hang Seng Index Options (Including Flexible Index Options)

H-shares Index Options (Including Flexible Index Options)

Mini-Hang Seng Index Options
Mini H-shares Index Options

Morning Session

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not applicable

Dividend Futures

Morning Session

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

HSI Volatility Index Futures

Morning Session

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not applicable

CES China 120 Index Futures

Morning Session

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

Not applicable

Sector Index Futures

Morning Session

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not applicable

BRICS Futures

- IBOVESPA Futures
- MICEX Index Futures
- S&P BSE SENSEX Index Futures
- FTSE/JSE Top40 Futures

Day Session

9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

Stock Futures

Morning Session

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Not applicable

HIBOR Futures

Morning Session

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Not applicable

Not applicable

USD/CNH Futures

EUR/CNH Futures

JPY/CNH Futures

AUD/CNH Futures

CNH/USD Futures

Day Session

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Not applicable

Not applicable

5-Year China MOF T-Bond Futures

Morning Session

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Not applicable

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

London Aluminium Mini Futures

Day Session

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

(Apply to British Summer Time)
5:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

(Apply to outside British Summer Time) 
5:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Not applicable

London Zinc Mini Futures

Day Session

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

(Apply to British Summer Time) 
5:15 p.m. - 7:55 p.m.

(Apply to outside British Summer Time)
5:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.

Not applicable

London Copper Mini Futures

Day Session

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

(Apply to British Summer Time) 
5:15 p.m. - 7:35 p.m.

(Apply to outside British Summer Time)
5:15 p.m. - 8:35 p.m.

Not applicable

London Nickel Mini Futures

Day Session

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

(Apply to British Summer Time) 
5:15 p.m. - 8:05 p.m.

(Apply to outside British Summer Time)
5:15 p.m. - 9:05 p.m. 

Not applicable

London Tin Mini Futures

Day Session

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

(Apply to British Summer Time) 
5:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

(Apply to outside British Summer Time)
5:15 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Not applicable

London Lead Mini Futures

Day Session

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

(Apply to British Summer Time) 
5:15 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.

(Apply to outside British Summer Time)
5:15 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.

Not applicable

CNH Gold Futures

Day Session

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

Not applicable

Not applicable

USD Gold Futures

Day Session

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Not applicable

AHFT Session

5:15 p.m. - 01:00 a.m. the next day

Not applicable

Not applicable

*Notes:0
1) Closing time of Stock Index Futures and Options, Dividend Futures, HSI Volatility Index Futures, BRICS Futures, Stock Futures, HIBOR Futures and RMB Currency Futures, London Metal Mini Futures for half-day trading will be 12:00 noon.
2) For Flexible Index Options on Hang Seng Index and H-shares Index, the acceptance for series creation is from market open until 30 minutes before market close of Index Options.  No request for series creation will be accepted on the expiry day of the contract.