Global Equities

CLSA provides equity broking services to global asset managers.


Since 1986, global investors have turned to CLSA for award-winning research, sales and execution services.

From our first office in Hong Kong, today CLSA has the largest, on-the-ground specialist research, sales and sales-trading teams in Asia covering 12 markets, including China and Australia.

Over the past three decades, CLSA has won numerous industry awards for our research, sales, corporate access and trading services.

Trading & Execution

CLSA’s global trading and execution services team of 140+ people is focused on best execution. We are the largest agency-only equity brokerage in Asia with exchange membership in 13 Asian exchanges.

Our high-touch trading, services, products, proprietary trading tools and access to liquidity ensure our buy-side trading clients receive dedicated, tailored solutions and direct access to China through our parent company, CITIC Securities.


  • Trading: High-Touch, Portfolio, Block, Electronic
  • Delta 1 Trading, P-Notes, Futures, Swaps and OTC Equity Derivatives
  • Futures’ Trading & Execution (Exchange membership in India, Korea and Thailand)
  • Equity Finance
  • Transaction Cost Analysis
  • Commission Sharing Agreements
  • Indexes

CLSA clients have access to ETFs backed by CLSA’s robust research through Hong Kong-based company Enhanced Investment Products Ltd. (EIP) Xie Shares. For more information:

Clearing & Settlement

Clearing and settlement is handled by SetClear, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CLSA. SetClear provides post-execution trade aggregation, clearing and settlement services. For more information:

Client Services

Our agency-only model ensures that clients are at the heart of our business at CLSA. We provide broking services to more than 2,000 global asset management companies from 20 sales and research offices in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas.

We have established some of the largest specialised Asian, Australian and Japanese equity sales teams in Hong Kong, London and New York.


CLSA analysts write award-winning research on the companies, sectors, economies and trends shaping Asia today. Our research provides fund managers the most independent, original and tradable ideas from across multiple Asian markets.