Established in 1996, Nanhua Futures was a pioneer services provider to the futures markets in mainland China. It gained A-share listing in Shanghai in 2019.
From its roots as a provider of futures brokerage services, it has since expanded to add futures investment consulting, asset management and securities investment services. It provides reliable access for overseas investors with Qualified Financial Institutional Investor (QFII) approval to trade securities and products available from any stock or commodity and futures exchanges permissible in the PRC. These include the Shanghai Futures Exchange, the Shanghai International Energy Exchange, the Dalian Commodity Exchange and the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange. The group is now a major provider of commodities and futures trading services around the world, with whollyowned subsidiaries in the main financial markets. It opened HGNH International Futures in Hong Kong in 2005, one of the first main-land China futures companies to expand overseas. HGNH is a Clearing Participant on the Hong Kong Clearing Corporation (HKCC)
In 2013 it established Nanhua USA, based in Chicago. Nanhua was the first China-owned non-bank futures firm to join the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), where it is a Group Clearing Member.
In 2016, it established HGNH International in Singapore, the first Chinese-owned futures trader to open in the country. HGNH is a trading and clearing member of the Asia Pacific Exchange (APEX) and Singapore Exchange (SGX).
In 2018, it opened Nanhua Financial UK in London, with Category 2 status at the London Metal Exchange approved in 2021. [Link back to UK home page]
Nanhua’s global footprint means clients can access trading, cross-market trading, clearing and OTC-cleared products, where permitted, in all the major Chinese and international commodities markets. It has offices in 5 countries, including 40+ branches in mainland China, and employs over 900 staff globally.
Find a full list of the exchanges of which Nanhua Futures and its subsidiaries are members.