Simex Ignores Data Spat And Launches Its Hong Kong Index


SINGAPORE--The Singapore International Monetary Exchange (Simex) has gone ahead with the launch of its Hong Kong index futures contract, despite threats from Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK) to prohibit use of its market data to calculate the index (IMD, November 9).

The new index future contract is expected to compete directly with the Hong Kong Futures Exchange's (HKFE's) flagship Hang Seng Index futures contract.

The SEHK has prohibited all data providers from distributing its information t

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