(Hong Kong, 20 May 2021) – Hang Seng Indexes Company has licensed the Hang Seng SCHK
High Dividend Yield Index to Bosera Fund Management Company Limited (‘Bosera Fund’) to
serve as the underlying index for the creation of an exchange-traded fund (‘ETF’). The ETF
was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on 20 May 2021 with assets under management
(‘AUM’) of RMB325 million as at 30 April 2021.
The Hang Seng SCHK High Dividend Yield Index reflects the overall performance of highyield securities listed in Hong Kong that are eligible for Southbound Trading under the Stock
Connect schemes. As of 18 May 2021, the index dividend yield was 6.1% – almost 2.6 times
of the dividend yield (2.3%) from the Hang Seng Composite Index, another broad-based Hong
Kong market benchmark.
The new ETF will bring the number of exchange-traded products linked to indexes in the Hang
Seng Family of Indexes to 94 – with listings on 16 different stock exchanges across the world.
As at the end of April 2021, AUM in products passively tracking indexes in the Hang Seng
Family of Indexes had reached a total of about USD41 billion.
For further details of the Hang Seng SCHK High Dividend Yield Index, please visit
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About Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited
Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited (‘Hang Seng Indexes Company’) manages and compiles the Hang Seng Family of Indexes, which cover stocks listed in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Our index series includes the Hang Seng Index, the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index and the Hang Seng TECH Index, as well as Stock Connect, Greater Bay Area and sector-related Indexes. As at the end of 2020, assets under management in products passively tracking indexes in the Hang Seng Family of Indexes had reached a total of about US$38 billion. Hang Seng Indexes Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hang Seng Bank. For further information on the Hang Seng Family of Indexes, please visit www.hsi.com.hk