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  • 01. SGX Market Brokerage Rates

    Online Trading Rates

    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Minimum $25   $23.75
    Up to $50,000 0.28% 0.266%
    > $50,000 - $100,000 0.22% 0.209%
    > $100,000 0.18% 0.171%

    *Subject to Changes

    Advisory Trading Rates

    Contract Size Rates*
    Minimum S$40  
    Up to $50,000 0.50%
    > $50,000 - $100,000 0.40%
    > $100,000 0.25%

    *Subject to Changes

    Shares traded on SGX under Clob International

    Contract Size Rates*
    Settlement in AUD Settlement in HKD Settlement in USD  
    Up to AUD50k Up to HKD200k Up to USD25k 0.28%
    >AUD50K to AUD100K >HKD200K to HKD400K >USD25K to USD50K 0.22%
    >AUD100K >HKD400K >USD50K 0.18%;
    Minimum Brokerage     AUD25 HKD100 USD12.50

    *Subject to Changes

    Additional charges:

    SGX Trading Fee1 (Contract Value x 0.0075%)
    CDP Clearing Fee2 (Contract Value x 0.0325%)
    SGX Settlement Fee (S$0.35 or equivalent in foreign currency per contract)
    GST ((Brokerage + SGX Trading Fee + Clearing Fee + SGX Settlement Fee) x prevailing GST rate)

    1except for Structured Warrants which will be at 0.001% of trade value.
    2except for Structured Warrants which will be at 0.004% of the contract value with no cap.

    SGX will waive Clearing Fees for all Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) traded on SGX from 1 June - 31 December 2015

    Please click here to download a copy of the Schedule of Charges.

  • 02. Cash Collateralised Trading Account Brokerage Rates

    SGX Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.18% 0.171%
    Minimum Commission S$18 S$17.10
    Other Charges S$
    SGX Trading Fee Contract Value x 0.0075%
    CDP Clearing Fee Contract Value x 0.0325%
    SGX Settlement Fee S$0.35 or equivalent in foreign currency per contract
    GST (Brokerage + SGX Trading Fee + Clearing Fee + SGX Settlement Fee) x prevailing GST rate

    *Subject to Changes

    Standard Non-Intraday US Markets Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.3% per trade 0.285%
    Minimum Commission US$20 US$19
    Other Charges US$
    GST [Brokerage + Sales Tax (for SELL order only) + US Trading Activity Fee (for SELL order only) + Financial Transaction Tax] x prevailing GST rate
    Sales Tax (for SELL order only) 0.00278% x Total Value (Total Value = Price x Quantity) [w.e.f. 20 May 2024]
    US Trading Activity Fee (for SELL order only) US$0.000166 per share (Subject to minimum US$0.01 and maximum US$8.30 per contract) (w.e.f. 1 Jan 2024)
    Financial Transaction Tax 0.3% (Buy orders only, applicable for French/Italian ADRs)

    *Subject to Changes

    Additional charges:

    10% gross proceeds withholding on sales of PTPs by non-US resident account holders, unless a qualified notice exception is provided by a Publicly Traded Partnerships (PTP).

    Please click here to view the list of PTPs.

    Standard Non-Intraday HK Market Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission HK$100 HK$95
    Other Charges HK$
    GST [Brokerage + Stamp Duty + SFC & FRC Transaction Levy + Trading Fee + CCASS Fee + Financial Transaction Tax*] x prevailing GST rate
    Stamp Duty HK$1.00 per HK$1,000
    SFC & FRC Transaction Levy 0.00285%
    Trading Fee 0.00565% (w.e.f. 1 Jan 2023)
    CCASS Fee 0.002% (Minimum HK$2.00, Maximum HK$100)
    Financial Transaction Tax*
    (applicable for Italian counters)
    (Buy Trades) Additional 0.10% on gross proceeds

    *Subject to Changes

    Bursa Market Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% per trade 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission MYR 40 MYR 38
    Other Charges MYR
    GST [Brokerage + Stamp Duty + Clearing Fee] x prevailing GST rate
    Stamp Duty MYR 1.00 per MYR 1,000
    Clearing Fee 0.03% of Trade Value (Subject to a maximum of MYR 1000 per contract)

    *Subject to Changes

    SH-HK Stock Connect Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission CNY 88 CNY 83.60
    Other Charges CNY
    GST [Brokerage + Trading Fee + Clearing Fee + Stamp Duty + Handling Fee + Securities Management Fee + Transfer Fee] x prevailing GST rate
    Stamp Duty 0.05% of the consideration of a transaction on the seller (SAT)
    Handling Fee 0.00341% of the consideration of a transaction per side (SSE)
    Securities Management Fee 0.002% of the consideration of the transaction per side (CSRC)
    Transfer Fee (i) 0.001% of the consideration of the transaction per side (ChinaClear)
    (ii) 0.002% of the consideration of the transaction per side (HKSCC)

    *Subject to Changes

    You are also eligible to earn Reward Points for brokerage paid to LTS for online trades made under CCT account. Click here for more information on our Rewards Programme.

  • 03. Share Margin Financing Account Brokerage Rates

    Option 1: Lower Brokerage
    SGX Market: Attractive Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size ($) Online Rates* Effective Rates* Less Mileage
    Up to 50K 0.28% 0.266%
    > 50K to 100K 0.22% 0.209%
    > 100K 0.18% 0.171%
    Minimum $25 $23.75
    US Markets: Attractive Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.3% per trade 0.285%
    Minimum Commission US$20 US$19
    HK Market: Attractive Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission HK$100 HK$95
    Bursa Market: Attractive Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% per trade 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission MYR 40 MYR 38

    *Subject to Changes


    Option 2: Longer Settlement Period

    Contract Size ($) Online Rates for Margin Account
    Up to 50K 0.4% or $25 whichever is higher
    > 50K to 100K 0.32%
    > 100K 0.20%
  • 04. Contract For Difference Account Brokerage Rates

    Brokerage tier for Online CFD Trades:

    Contract Size Brokerage Rates* Effective Rates Less Mileage
    Min. Brokerage S$18 S$17.10
    Up to S$20,000 0.22% 0.209%
    > S$20,000 to S$50,000 0.18% 0.171%
    > S$50,000 0.15% 0.1425%

    Brokerage tier for CFD Trades placed through your Trading Representative:
    Contract Size Brokerage Rates*
    Min. Brokerage S$30
    Up to S$20,000 0.35%
    > S$20,000 to S$50,000 0.30%
    > S$50,000 0.25%

    • For opening a long position, the finance charge of 6.5% per annum will be levied. (The interest-free period will be up to T+2 market days.)
    • For opening a short position, the finance charge of 4% per annum will be levied. (The interest-free period will be up to T+2 market days.)
    • For all closing positions, the brokerage charge will apply.

    *Charges are subject to change from time to time.

  • 05. Contract For Difference Foreign Markets Brokerage Rates

    Charges for the following markets:
    Market Commission Minimum Commission Position Finance Charge
    Australia 0.20% AUD 15 Long 6.5% per annum
    Canada CAD 0.20 per share CAD 20 Long 8.5% per annum
    China 0.30% USD 15 Long 8.0% per annum
    Europe 0.45% EUR 20 Long 5.5% per annum
    Hong Kong 0.33015% HKD 100 Long 8.25% per annum
    Indonesia 0.35% USD 15 Long 8.0% per annum
    Japan 0.30% JPY 2000 Long 3.5% per annum
    London 0.35% GBP 15 Long 7.0% per annum
    Malaysia 0.40% USD 15 Long 8.0% per annum
    Thailand 0.25% USD 15 Long 8.0% per annum
    US For Price <USD 21
    For Price >USD 21
    USD 0.03 per share
    0.20%
    USD 15
    USD 15
    Long 8.25% per annum
    All Short 4.0% per annum
    Other Charges HK$
    Stamp Duty HK$1.00 per HK$1,000

    • Rates are applicable to both long and short contracts.
    • Prevailing GST applies.
    • Finance charges on outstanding positions are debited daily.

    *Charges are subject to change from time to time.

  • 06. Standard Non-IntraDay US Markets Brokerage Rates

    Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.3% per trade 0.285%
    Minimum Commission US$20 US$19
    Advisory Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates*
    Commission 0.3% per trade
    Minimum Commission US$20
    Other Charges US$
    GST [Brokerage + Sales Tax (for SELL order only) + US Trading Activity Fee (for SELL order only) + Financial Transaction Tax] x prevailing GST rate
    Sales Tax (for SELL order only) 0.00278% x Total Value (Total Value = Price x Quantity) [w.e.f. 20 May 2024]
    US Trading Activity Fee (for SELL order only) US$0.000166 per share (Subject to minimum US$0.01 and maximum US$8.30 per contract) (w.e.f. 1 Jan 2024)
    Financial Transaction Tax 0.3% (Buy orders only, applicable for French/Italian ADRs)

    *Subject to Changes

    Additional charges:

    10% gross proceeds withholding on sales of PTPs by non-US resident account holders, unless a qualified notice exception is provided by a Publicly Traded Partnerships (PTP).

    Please click here to view the list of PTPs.

  • 07. Intra-Day Active Trader Program (ATP) US Markets Brokerage Rates

    Intra-Day Trade Value Intra-Day ATP Brokerage
    Price x Quantity Minimum US$10
    US$30,000 Capped at US$20
    US$30,001 > 0.3%
    Other Charges US$
    GST [Brokerage + Sales Tax (for SELL order only) + US Trading Activity Fee (for SELL order only)] x prevailing GST rate
    Sales Tax (for SELL order only) 0.00278% x Total Value (Total Value = Price x Quantity) [w.e.f. 20 May 2024]
    US Trading Activity Fee (for SELL order only) US$0.000166 per share (Subject to minimum US$0.01 and maximum US$8.30 per contract) (w.e.f. 1 Jan 2024)

    ATP special brokerage is applicable to trade value (price x quantity) of up to US$30,000. Trade value above US$30,000 will be charged the usual US brokerage rate of 0.3%.

    To qualify, client has to transact a minimum of 4 Online trades by buying and selling the same counter within the same trading day, these will be counted as 2 trades for the purpose of determining the minimum 4 qualifying Online trades.



    Additional charges:

    10% gross proceeds withholding on sales of PTPs by non-US resident account holders, unless a qualified notice exception is provided by a Publicly Traded Partnerships (PTP).

    Please click here to view the list of PTPs.

  • 08. Standard Non-IntraDay HK Market Brokerage Rates

    Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission HK$100 HK$95
    Advisory Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates*
    Commission 0.35%
    Minimum Commission HK$100
    Other Charges HK$
    GST [Brokerage + Stamp Duty + SFC & FRC Transaction Levy + Trading Fee + CCASS Fee + Financial Transaction Tax*] x prevailing GST rate
    Stamp Duty HK$1.00 per HK$1,000
    SFC & FRC Transaction Levy 0.00285%
    Trading Fee 0.00565% (w.e.f. 1 Jan 2023)
    CCASS Fee 0.002% (Minimum HK$2.00, Maximum HK$100)
    Financial Transaction Tax*
    (applicable for Italian counters)
    (Buy Trades) Additional 0.10% on gross proceeds

    *Subject to Changes

  • 09. Intra-Day Active Trader Program (ATP) HK Market Brokerage Rates

    Intra-day Trade Value Intra-day HK ATP Brokerage Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Price x Quantity Minimum HK$80 Minimum HK$76
    HK$200,000 0.12% 0.114%
    HK$200,001 > 0.25% 0.2375%
    Other Charges HK$
    GST [Brokerage + Stamp Duty + SFC & FRC Transaction Levy + Trading Fee + CCASS Fee + Financial Transaction Tax*] x prevailing GST rate
    Stamp Duty HK$1.00 per HK$1,000
    SFC & FRC Transaction Levy 0.00285%
    Trading Fee 0.00565% (w.e.f. 1 Jan 2023)
    CCASS Fee 0.002% (Minimum HK$2.00, Maximum HK$100)
    Financial Transaction Tax*
    (applicable for Italian counters)
    (Buy Trades) Additional 0.10% on gross proceeds

    *Subject to Changes

  • 10. SH-HK Stock Connect Online Brokerage Rates

    SH-HK Stock Connect Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission CNY 88 CNY 83.60
    Other Charges CNY
    GST [Brokerage + Trading Fee + Clearing Fee + Stamp Duty + Handling Fee + Securities Management Fee + Transfer Fee] x prevailing GST rate
    Stamp Duty 0.05% of the consideration of a transaction on the seller (SAT)
    Handling Fee 0.00341% of the consideration of a transaction per side (SSE)
    Securities Management Fee 0.002% of the consideration of the transaction per side (CSRC)
    Transfer Fee (i) 0.001% of the consideration of the transaction per side (ChinaClear)
    (ii) 0.002% of the consideration of the transaction per side (HKSCC)

    *Subject to Changes

  • 11. Bursa Market brokerage rates

    Online Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates* Effective Rates* (Less 5% Mileage)
    Commission 0.25% per trade 0.2375%
    Minimum Commission MYR 40 MYR 38
    Advisory Brokerage Rates
    Contract Size Rates*
    Commission 0.3% per trade
    Minimum Commission MYR 50
    Other Charges MYR
    GST [Brokerage + Stamp Duty + Clearing Fee] x prevailing GST rate
    Stamp Duty MYR 1.00 per MYR 1,000
    Clearing Fee 0.03% of Trade Value (Subject to a maximum of MYR 1000 per contract)

    *Subject to Changes

  • 12. Online Foreign Markets Brokerage Rates

    01. Australia
    Commission 0.8%
    Minimum Commission S$80
    Remittance Charge AUD$25
    02. China "B" (Shanghai)
    Commission 0.95%
    Minimum Commission S$80
    Stamp Duty 0.30%
    Service Charges 0.15% (min US$35)
    03. China "B" (Shenzhen)
    Commission 0.95%
    Minimum Commission S$75
    Stamp Duty 0.30%
    Service Charges 0.15% (min US$35)
    04. Indonesia Market
    Commission 0.75%
    Minimum Commission S$80
    VAT 11% on commission
    Transaction Levy Rate 0.0433%
    Remittance Charge Rp 200,000
    Stamp Duty
    (for contract value >Rp 10 million)
    Rp 10,000

    Note:
    Additional Tax of 0.1% imposed on sale proceeds

    05. Japan
    Commission 0.65%
    Minimum Commission S$70
    Remittance Charge Yen 1,500
    06. Korea
    Commission 1%
    Minimum Commission S$90
    Remittance Charge WON 30,000

    Note:
    Sales: Additional Sales Tax of 0.3% imposed on sales proceeds (for board lot) and 0.5% imposed on sales proceeds (for odd lot)

    07. Philippines
    Commission 1.0%
    Minimum Commission S$90
    VAT 12% x Commission
    SCCP Fees Gross Amt x 0.01%
    Remittance Charge PHP 1,000/trade

    Note:

    Registration fee of PHP 1,000/trade

    Sales: Additional Sales Tax of 0.6% imposed on sales proceeds.

    Depository Fee: Portfolio value x 0.00000833 (based on month end portfolio value)

    08. Taiwan
    Commission 0.8%
    Minimum Commission S$100
    Remittance Charge NTD 800
    Transaction Fee NTD 1,500

    Note:

    Sales: Additional Tax of 0.3% imposed on sales proceeds

    Custody Fee: Portfolio Value of 0.2%/12 subject to a minimum of S$2 per month (Based on month end portfolio value)

    09. Thailand
    Commission 0.7%
    Minimum Commission S$90
    VAT Gross Amount x 0.014%
    Remittance Charge THB 1,000