HONG KONG, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange
operator posted a 52% rise in third quarter profit on Wednesday,
on the back of higher trading revenue.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's profit for the
three months to the end of September was HK$3.45 billion
($444.94 million) up from HK$2.2 billion a year ago, it said in
a filing to its subsidiary, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
The bourse, last week, suffered a setback in its bid to top
global initial public offering league tables after Ant Group's
record joint Hong Kong, Shanghai listing was suspended at the
($1 = 7.7538 Hong Kong dollars)
(Reporting by Alun John; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)