Hong Kong Stock Exchange
Owner: Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (holding company)
Address: Capital, Exchange Square, Kong Kong
Market capitalisation: HK$30 trillion
The exchange, although old, is housed in a 52-storey tower at Exchange Square, an award-winning example of contemporary architecture. The HKE, Asia’s third largest and the world’s sixth, is witnessing some major action. A Bloomberg report says it is poised to overtake Tokyo as the world’s third largest equity market, with the value of equities listed in Hong Kong rising to $4.9 trillion in April (Tokyo’s is at $5 trillion).