Hang Seng Index components | values (HK0000004322)
The Hang Seng Index (HSI, Chinese 恒生 指數 / 恒生 指数, Pinyin Héngshēng Zhǐshù, Jyutping Hang4sang1 Zi2sou3, short: 恒指, Héngzhǐ, Jyutping Hang4zi2) is the leading share index in Hong Kong and one of the most important in Asia. It tracks the share prices of the 50 largest and most traded companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and thus represents around 57% of the total market capitalization on this exchange.
The index was published for the first time on November 24, 1969 by HSI Services Limited and was calculated back to July 31, 1964 (base value = 100). The publisher is a subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank, which is itself represented in the Hang Seng Index with the second highest market capitalization of any Hong Kong bank.
The HSI is a price index; At the same time, a performance index is calculated ("HSI TRI"). By far the greatest weight in the index are companies in the financial sector (49%), followed by real estate and construction (11%), information technology (10%) and the energy industry (7%).
Since January 2, 1985, there are four branch sub-indices for the Hang Seng Index. The Hang Seng Indexes Company also publishes other indices, including the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, the Hang Seng Composite Index and the HSI Volatility Index.
The weighting of the stock corporations in the index was long after their total market capitalization. Since September 11, 2006, only the free float has been included in the calculation. The weighting of the individual values is limited to a maximum of 10%.
The HSI is available during HKEx trading hours from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time (UTC +8, 3:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. : 00:00 CET) updated every two seconds.
All stock corporations listed on the HKEx are taken into account when making the selection. To be included in the index, a company must be among the 90 percent of the best-placed companies in the HKEx in terms of market capitalization and trading vol