Fees and Charges
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Asia Pacific
Hong Kong
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

Free negotiation. The standard fee is 0.25% of the transaction amount, with minimum charge of HKD 100, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders.

*Commission of over-the-counter transaction shall be charged at 0.25% (non-negotiable) of the transaction amount, with a minimum charge of HKD 100 *

Transaction levy (collected by the Securities and Futures Commission)

0.0027% of transaction amount

Trading fee (collected by the HKEX)

0.005% of transaction amount

HKEX trading tariff

Both buyers and sellers have to pay a trading tariff of HK$0.50 per transaction

Stamp duty

Amount that is less than HKD 1 will be rounded up to the nearest dollar

CCASS stock settlement fee

0.005% of the transaction amount, with a minimum of HKD 6 (combined calculation, split orders are not subject to this limit)

FRC Transaction Levy (Effective on January 1, 2022)

0.00015% of transaction amount

China (Shanghai Connect and Shenzhen Connect)
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.25% of the transaction amount, with a minimum of RMB 100, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Stamp duty

0.1% of transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

Transaction levy

0.00487% of transaction amount

Transfer fee

0.004% of transaction amount

Securities management fee

0.002% of transaction amount

China (Shanghai B shares)
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.30% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of USD 30

Stamp duty

0.10% of transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

Transaction levy

0.00487% of transaction amount

Clearing fee

0.05% of transaction amount

Administration fee

0.002% of transaction amount

China (Shenzhen B shares)
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.30% of the transaction amount with minimum of HKD 300

Stamp duty

0.10% of transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

Transaction levy

0.00487% of transaction amount

Clearing fee

0.05% of transaction amount

Administration fee

0.002% of transaction amount

Japan
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

Online transaction: 0.30% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of JPY 3,500

Telephone order: 0.40% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of JPY 3,500

Singapore
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

USD: 0.25% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of USD 40

SGD: 0.25% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of SGD 40

SGX access fee

0.0075% of transaction amount

Clearing fee

0.0325% of transaction amount

Taiwan
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.30% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of NT$600, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Sale tax

0.30% of transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

Transaction levy

250 TWD per transaction

Custody fee

0.01% of portfolio at the end of each month

Australia
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.35% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of AUD 50, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Third party charges

Minimum charge is $8 per transaction

South Korea
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.30% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of KRW 20,000, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Sales tax

0.25% of transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

North America
America
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.25% of transaction amount with minimum charge of USD 15, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Remarks: For shares with a trading price of less than US$2 per share, the commission fee is calculated at US$0.005 per share

U.S. stocks SEC FEE

0.00229% of transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

FTT fees

0.3% of transaction amount (chargeable on individual stocks)

Clearing fee

Change tax refund (according to actual charge)

Depositary Receipts Custody Fee (ADR FEE)

According to actual charge

Regulations on ADR Fee: US ADR custodian banks can charge ADR custody fees under US regulations. You should pay the custody fee even if you sell it later; the custody fee charged and time for processing will vary due to different ADRs.

Blue Sheet fee

USD 12.5 per stock

Canada
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.30% of the transaction amount, with a minimum charge of CAD 50, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Europe
Belgium
France
Netherlands
Spain
Germany: XETRA, SWB, FWB
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.45% of the transaction amount, with a minimum charge of Euro 50, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Stamp Duty/Sales Tax

Charged by the Exchange in different countries

Transaction levy

Charged by the Exchange in different countries

Sweden
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.45% of the transaction amount, with a minimum charge of 200 krona, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Stamp Duty/Sales Tax

Charged by the Exchange in different countries

Transaction levy

Charged by the Exchange in different countries

Switzerland
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

0.45% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of Swiss franc 100, applicable to online transactions and telephone orders

Stamp Duty/Sales Tax

Charged by the Exchange in different countries

Transaction levy

Charged by the Exchange in different countries

UK
Item
Fees & Charges
Trading commissions

Online transaction: 0.35% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of GBP 40

Telephone order: 0.45% of the transaction amount with minimum charge of GBP 40

Stamp duty

GBP-denominated stocks: 0.5% of the transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

Euro-denominated stocks: 1.0% of the transaction amount (only for selling transactions)

Transaction levy

Actual fees (only applicable to specific stocks)

Custody fee

Negotiable

Hong Kong market
Hang Seng Index Futures (HSI)
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

HKD 50

Overnight (per side) charge

HKD 80

Mini-Hang Seng Index Futures (MHI)
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

HKD 40

Overnight (per side) charge

HKD 60

Hang Seng Index Options
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

HKD 30

Stock option
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

Transaction commission: 0.25% of the transaction amount, with minimum of HKD 100

Plus exchange fees (HK$1 or HK$3)

Depends on individual shares

Overnight (per side) charge

Commission: 0.25% of the transaction amount, with minimum charge of HKD 100

Plus exchange fees (HK$1 or HK$3)

Depends on individual shares

American market
New York and Chicago Futures Exchange
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

USD 12

Open Outcry
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

USD 12

UK/European market
LIFFE (Copper, Aluminium, Zinc, Lead, Nickel, Tin)
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

Negotiable

Euro Futures Products
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

Negotiable

Japanese market
TOCOM/TGE
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

JPY 1,600

Singapore/Malaysia market
SGX JPY-denominated products
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

JPY 1,600

USD-denominated products (except SGX-LME mini futures contracts)
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

USD 12

Malaysia Futures Exchange
Item
Fees & Charges
Daytrade (per side) charge

USD 7

Physical share certificate handling and settlement-related services Item
Item
Fees & Charges
Withdrawal of physical share fee

HKD 5 per board lot

Additional handling fee of HKD 100

Deposit of physical share certificate

Physical stock transfer stamp duty: HK$5 for each transfer letter

Settlement Instruction (SI) Fee

Receipt : 0.002% of each settlement amount, with minimum of HKD 2, maximum of HKD 100

Delivery: 0.002% of each settlement amount, with minimum of HKD 2, maximum of HKD 100, plus handling fee of HKD 300

Payment Settlement (DVP): HKD 150 per transaction

Investor Settlement Instruction (ISI) Fee

Receipt and Delivery: No handling fee, only 0.002% of the settlement fee charged by "CCASS" (minimum HKD 2, maximum HKD 100)

Account Services
Item
Fees & Charges
Stock Segregated Account Service Fee

Free of charge

"CCASS" annual charges HK$120

Paper Statement fee

HKD 20 per month

Semi-annual Custody fee

Cash Account: Free of charges

Margin account: HKD 500 (Semi-annual)

Withdrawal from online trading account

Administration fee of HKD 50 is charged per request for withdrawal of HKD 30,000 or below

Nominee Services and Corporate Actions
Item
Fees & Charges
Send the shares to the Share Registrar to change the name

HK$6 per board lot (less than 1 board lot will be rounded up to a whole board lot), plus handling fee of HK$100

Dividend collection

0.5% of dividend amount, with minimum of HKD50

Transfer fee HK$1.5 per board lot (less than 1 board lot will be rounded up to a whole board lot)

Dividend claim of Bond and custody fees

0.2% of bond interest amount, with minimum of HK$300 (except government bonds)

Custody fee of bond

0.05% (annual rate) of monthly bond portfolio market value, charged monthly in HKD

Cash Acquisition

0.2% of the total cash amount, plus a handling fee of HKD100

Corporate Action Fee: HKD 0.8 per lot

Stamp duty: 0.13% of the transaction amount, rounded up to the nearest dollar

Claim of bonus shares

Transfer fee of HKD 1.5 per lot (less than 1 lot will be rounded up to a whole board lot), plus handling fee of HKD 100

Rights Issue/Warrant Exercise Fee

Corporate action fee of HKD 0.8 per lot (less than 1 lot will be rounded up to a whole board lot), plus handling fee of HKD 100

Transfer fee of HK$1.5 per lot (less than 1 lot will be rounded up to a whole board lot)

Administrative Fee of General Meeting Authorization

An administrative fee of HK$50 for each person authorised to attend the general meeting

Covered Warrant Exercise Fee

Stamp fee: HKD 5 per instruction

Transfer fee: HKD 1.5 per board lot (less than 1 board lot will be rounded up to a whole board lot)

Stamp duty: 0.13% of the transaction amount, rounded up to the nearest dollar

CCASS subscription fee: HKD 200, plus out-of-pocket expenses

Handling fee: HKD 1 per board lot (less than 1 lot will be rounded up to a whole board lot), plus HKD 100

Claim of Dividends or Bonus Shares

CCASS handling fee: HKD 200 for each dividend/bonus issue

Registrar handling fee: HKD 200 per transaction

Agency transfer fee: HKD 6 per lot, plus HKD 100

Photocopying fee: HKD 2 per copy

Handling fee: HKD 200, plus

(a) 0.5% of cash dividend, up to HKD 1000

(b) HK$10 per lot for bonus shares and HK$10 for odd lots

Lending and other services
Item
Fees & Charges
Cash Account Deferred Settlement Interest

HKD Prime Rate + 2% p.a. or above

Margin Account Loan Interest

HKD Prime Rate + 2% p.a. or above

Margin loan to IPO subscription (up to 90%)

The handling fee is HKD 100 per application, and the loan interest is calculated according to the market interest rate

Electronic subscription of IPO (eIPO) handling fee

HK$50 per application

Advances and out-of-pocket payments on behalf of clients

The amount actually paid

Service Charge fo Telegraphic Transfer/Interbank Transfer (Same Day)

HKD 300 per transaction

Re-print fee of historical account statement

HKD 50 per month

Certified true copies of documents

HKD 300 per serving

Service Fee for Annual Return to Immigration Department

HKD 2,000 per annum (for Capital Investment Entrant Scheme investors)