HKEx 2012 Third Quarter Results
In the third quarter of 2012, global financial markets continued to be affected by macroeconomics which has undermined investor confidence. The Hong Kong stock market was of no exception. For the first nine months of 2012, the average daily turnover value on our securities market declined by 27 per cent from the same period last year, while the average daily number of futures and options contracts traded on our derivatives market dropped by 16 per cent year-on-year. The Group’s profit attributable to shareholders for the nine months ended 30 September 2012 was $3.2 billion, a drop of about 16 per cent against that of last year.
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