HKEX to Introduce New Option Classes

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to announce today (Monday) the launch of three new stock option classes on Monday, 6 March 2023.

HKEX’s derivatives market had a robust 2022, with average daily volume rising 11 per cent to a record 1,302,889 contracts. The momentum has continued into 2023, with average daily volumes in January up 22 per cent from a year earlier.

New Option Classes to be introduced:

Underlying Stock Nam (Stock Code)

Contract Size


No. of Board Lots

Expiry Months Available on 6 March

SenseTime Group Inc (20)



2023: March, April, May, June, September, December

2024: March

Zhongsheng Group Holdings Limited (881)



Innovent Biologics Inc (1801)




Details of the new options available in the circular issued today. General stock options contract summaries are also available on the HKEX website.



About HKEX

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is a publicly-traded company (HKEX Stock Code: 388) and one of the world’s leading global exchange groups, offering a range of equity, derivative, commodity, fixed income and other financial markets, products and services, including the London Metal Exchange.

As a superconnector and gateway between East and West, HKEX facilitates the two-way flow of capital, ideas and dialogue between China and the rest of the world, through its pioneering Connect schemes, increasingly diversified product ecosystem and its deep, liquid and international markets.

HKEX is a purpose-led organisation which, across its business and through the work of HKEX Foundation, seeks to connect, promote and progress its markets and the communities it supports for the prosperity of all.