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US ATP Short Account Overview & Promotion

US ATP Short Account
Allows Flexibility To Short US Counters
in a falling market at a
Competitive Commission Rate.
Seize opportunities, diversify your portfolio and ride the global equity trends today.
  • Trade At A Low 0.07% Commission.
  • Minimum & Maximum Brokerage Of US$10 & US$20 Respectively.
  • Zero Upfront Cash Deposit Needed.
  • Earn An Attractive 0.10% p.a. Interest Rate On USD Balances In Your Trust Account (w.e.f. 1 September 2020).
Open My ATP Short
Account Today!

Gain Access & Trade Stocks, Shares, ETFs and ADRs Listed on
The NYSE, NASDAQ & NYSE American (formerly AMEX)
At Just 0.07% Per Trade You Can:

  • Invest in the world's biggest established blue-chip companies
  • Trade the American & global oil and mining companies
  • Diversify into commodities that include base and precious metals
  • Invest in foreign corporations hassle-free through ADRs
  • Ride the wave of technology stocks & exciting tech IPOs
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Trade The US Markets Today With Our ATP Short Account.

Terms and Conditions for US ATP Short Trading

  1. Active Trader Program (ATP) is open to all clients who have an Online Trading account with access to the US stock markets.
  2. ATP Brokerage rate is applicable to quantities of the same counter sold and covered within the same trading day with a minimum of 2 US Online intra-day contra trades.
    For example, if 100 shares of Counter A is sold on Day 1, and 60 shares are covered on Day 1, only these 60 shares qualify for ATP rate. These will be counted as 1 US Online intra-day contra trades for the purpose of determining the minimum 2 US Online intra-day contra trades.
  3. ATP Brokerage rate is applicable to trade value of up to US$30,000. Trade value (price x quantity) above US$30,000 will be charged the usual US brokerage rate of 0.3%. Prevailing GST and other US trading charges will also apply.
  4. Short positions must be closed by client within the same US trading day by the Designated Time, defined as 10 minutes before market close.
  5. Short positions that are not closed by client by the Designated Time will be subject to forced buy-in by Lim & Tan Securities (LTS) with both legs subject to the standard US 0.3% commissions and fees.
  6. For US stock markets trade, there is no amalgamation of orders. Each fulfilled US order will be treated as an individual contract and brokerage will be charged accordingly for each of the contracts. The same applies for US sell orders.
  7. For all qualified US Online intra-day contra trades, only the final commission payable will be reflected on the contract note.
  8. LTS reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion from time to time to alter, change, withdraw, restrict or revoke the Promotion or any of these Terms and Conditions, at any time without notice, reference or liability to any person.
  9. The decision of LTS on any and all matters relating to or arising for this Promotion (including the eligibility of any client to participate in this Promotion) shall be absolute, final and binding on all parties. In the event of any inconsistency or conflict between these Terms and Conditions and those in any brochure, marketing or promotional material relating to the Promotion, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
  10. LTS reserves the right to alter Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice.
  11. By participating in this Promotion, you have agreed to read and accept the Terms and Conditions of this Promotion.