On 15 July 2016 Securities Times", a leading financial media company, made its "Selection of best wealth management institution in China in 2016" based on criteria such as professional assessment indicators, expert assessments, and online voting, amongst others. The results were announced and Haitong Securities was distinguished with six awards: "Best institution in wealth management in China", "Best Securities Brokers in China", "Best online securities company in China", "Best absolute return product in China - Haitong capital management with annual increase in risk level", "Best team in fixed income investments in China - fixed income investment team", "Brand of excellence in future capital management contracts in China".
The company has a robust base on business intermediation, stressing the expansion of the wealth management business line and having created a leading product in the online mobile industry, the E Wealth Haitong APP". The E Wealth Haitong APP" was also distinguished with an award, based on its combination of fast response to the clients' needs and capacity for fast interactive upgrades. In the first half of 2016 E Wealth Haitong made nine interactive upgrades, permanently improving its capabilities. The number of clients increased to more than 600 million in the space of one year, and the number of active clients per month is the highest in the industry, coming up at the top of the list.
In the future the company will pursue its "two wings" development strategy, further promoting its internet banking strategy and developing the asset management, wealth management and alternative asset management business lines. Haitong Securities is committed to becoming an online securities business, providing wealth management services and services for SMEs, and ensuring the best quality services as an influential financial group at international level.