Jul 19, 2022 07:23 PM

China Allows Investors to Bet on CSI 1000 Index as Demand for Hedging Grows

What’s new: China’s top securities regulator approved two new stock index derivatives, expanding risk management tools available for investors in Chinese mainland-listed equities.

Trading in futures and options based on the CSI 1000 Index (000852.SH) has been cleared to start on the China Financial Futures Exchange on Friday, the China Securities Regulatory Commission announced on Monday. These two derivatives are conducive to further meeting investors’ demand for hedging, enhancing the stabilizing mechanism for the stock market, and improving the stable and healthy development of the capital market, the regulator said.

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