HKEX is among the world's largest listed exchange groups by market capitalisation. It operates Hong Kong's only securities and derivatives exchanges as well as their three related clearing houses. It is also a leader in the trading and clearing of commodity derivatives through its subsidiaries the London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear. In 2013, HKEX established an OTC derivatives clearing house in Hong Kong.
HKEX is a leader in China connectivity. It has been the largest offshore listing destination for Mainland Chinese companies for three decades. Trading and clearing infrastructure of HKEX markets is fully RMB-enabled, and HKEX has more offshore RMB products than any other exchange. HKEX launched the ground breaking Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, allowing international investors to connect easily with Mainland China’s stock market for the first time.