1. Fraud Alert: Click here to find out more
2. Effective from January 1, 2023, an additional withholding tax has been applied to gross proceeds from the sale of a Publicly Traded Partnership (“PTP”) and certain PTP distributions. Accordingly, new withholding tax arrangement has been adopted by EBSI. Please click here to find out more.
3. The Hong Kong Securities Clearing Company (“HKSCC”) will officially launch the trading calendar enhancement under Stock Connect. With the enhancement, trading under Stock Connect is allowed on all trading days where both Hong Kong and Mainland China markets are open and the Clearing and Settlement arrangement will be adjusted during the additional northbound trading days under Stock Connect (25 May, 20 Oct and 22 Dec 2023). If the trading day (“T day”) is the day before a public holiday (“H-1 day”), any net payable of the T day is required to be settled by 6:00pm on T day where net receivable is required to be settled at around 12:30 p.m. on T+1. For details, please refer to the HKEX official website.