The year of 2022
In March 2022, the name of the company was changed to Zhongtai Futures Co., Ltd.
The year of 2019
In March 2019, Luzheng International Futures Co., Ltd. was granted Type 2 (trading in futures contract) license by Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, so it is permitted to participate in transactions of futures, options, and other derivatives in the main securities and futures exchanges of the world.
The year of 2018
In April 2018, the Company set up a wholly-owned subsidiary, Luzheng International Holding Limited, in Hong Kong, based on which the Company expands its international business.
In May 2018, the Company set up the wholly-owned Luzheng International Futures Co., Ltd. through Luzheng International Holding Limited, based on which the Company will apply for Type 2 (trading in futures contract) license to Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.
The year of 2017
After the soybean meal futures option of Dalian Commodity Exchange and the white sugar futures option of Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange being listed, the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, Luzheng Capital Management Co., Ltd., was granted the qualification of market maker for options of such two exchanges and became one of the 8 futures subsidiaries getting the qualification of market maker for options of both exchanges.
The year of 2016
The wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, Luzheng Information Technology Co., Ltd., set up Shandong Trading Market Clearing House Co., Ltd. by joining hands with Jinan West City Investment Development Co., Ltd., Shandong Financial Assets Exchange Co., Ltd., Jinan Hi-tech Finance Investment Co., Ltd., East China Petroleum Exchange Co., Ltd., Linyi International Merchandise Exchange Co., Ltd., and Shouguang Fruit and Vegetable Varieties Trading Center Co., Ltd., holding 40% of the shares.
The year of 2015
The wholly-owned information technology subsidiary, Luzheng Information, was established to provide information technology outsourcing and software development service for other futures companies of China and increase our information technology capability.
On July 7, 2015, the Company was listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd. (“SEHK”) under the stock code 01461 and became the first listed company on the overseas main board in futures industry of China and the first listed company specializing in futures in SEHK, achieving a “zero” breakthrough of overseas listing for financial companies in Shandong Province.
The year of 2014
Our Company was given an AA rating under Class A by the CSRC, marking the rating of Class A futures company by the CSRC for six consecutive years. Our Company successfully launched OTC options business, through Luzheng Trading,making it one of the first futures Company in the PRC to engage in OTC options business.
The year of 2013
Our Company founded a wholly-owned subsidiary, Luzheng Trading, and was one of the first futures companies that have set up subsidiaries to conduct commodity trading and risk management businesses. Luzheng Trading and Rizhao Port Group Co., Ltd. entered into a joint venture agreement with respect to the establishment of Rizhao Physical Commodity Trading Board,and their respective shareholdings were 49% and 51%.
The year of 2012
In February, our Company was qualified for the futures investment consulting business.
In November, our Company was among the first batch of futures companies qualified for the asset management business.
In December, our Company was renamed as “LUZHENG FUTURES Company Limited” upon completion of the Reorganization, and our registered capital was increased to RMB750 million.
The year of 2011
In December, our Company passed the information technology special inspection conducted by the CSRC, indicating that the setup and management of our Company’s information technology have met “Class 4” technical grade requirements under the Guidelines for the Administration of Information Technology of Futures Companies. Our Company has been the only futures company in the industry up to now that have met the highest standards of information technology under the said guidelines.
The year of 2009
CSRC classified and rated futures companies for the first time. Our Company was rated the highest class rating – a Class-A futures company.
The year of 2007
In February, our Company was renamed from “Shandong Quanxin Futures Brokerage Co., Ltd.” to “Luzheng Futures Brokerage Co., Ltd.”
In November,our Company was qualified as a general clearing member of the China Financial Futures Exchange
In December, our Company was renamed from “Luzheng Futures Brokerage Co., Ltd.” to “Luzheng Futures Limited”
The year of 2006
Qilu Securities became the Controlling Shareholder of our Company.
The year of 1995
Our predecessor Quanxin Futures was established.