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HKEx – Introduction of New Sector Index Futures

Advisory CA021-16
May 5, 2016
Customer Advisory

HKEX – Introduction of New Sector Index Futures

On Tuesday, May 3rd, HKEx launched Sector Index Futures.


TT Impact:


In order to trade these products, customers must apply an updated pMerge file on all HKEx Gateways.  The updated pMerge file is available in the Download Center on the TT Website, here.


To apply the pMerge file, complete the following steps:

  1. Copy the attached HKEx.pmg file to <drive letter>:\tt\config.
  2. Stop GuardServer.
  3. Navigate to <drive letter>:\tt\bin.
  4. Double-click pMerge.exe. The Enter Exchange Name window appears.
  5. Specify the exchange name and flavor and click OK. The Open Guardian product table merge file window appears.
  6. Navigate to <drive letter>:\tt\config and select the HKEx.pmg file.
  7. Note: pMerge will update the existing Guardian Product Table with the correct values. After pMerge completes its tasks, the pMerge status bar displays Finished.
  8. Close the pMerge status bar.
  9. Start GuardServer.

Note: The above-listed steps need to be repeated for each HKEx Gateway.

After pMerge runs, verify that the Guardian Product Table contains the following values:

Contract Product Code Point Value
CES GamingTop 10 Index Futures Contracts GTI 50
Hang Seng Mainland Oil & Gas Index Futures Contracts MOI 50
Hang Seng Mainland Banks Index Futures Contracts MBI 50
Hang Seng Mainland Healthcare Index Futures Contracts MCI 50
Hang Seng Mainland Properties Index Futures Contracts MPI 50
Hang Seng IT Hardware Index Futures Contracts ITI 50
Hang Seng Software & Service Index Futures Contracts SSI 50