At a Glance

Trade conveniently by linking your Vickers Trading Account to a Multi-Currency Account (MCA)

Use your MCA funds to seamlessly trade across 7 global markets and settle your trades easily in both local and foreign currencies. Funds are debited and credited automatically through your MCA.

Up to 55% lower online trading commissions

Enjoy one of the lowest commissions on cash upfront trades in 7 key global markets.

Convert currencies at your preferred FX rate

Buy currencies, lock in FX rate when the rates are favourable to you and save the funds for your investment payments.

 

Promotion

Receive SGD 25 when you link your DBS Vickers Trading Account to a DBS Multi-Currency Account by 30 June.

This promotion is limited to the first 5000 applicants. You will be informed via SMS when the cash reward has been credited into your MCA. Refer to the Terms and Conditions at the bottom of the page.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Please review the eligibility criteria below before you proceed.

  1. An individual online DBS Vickers Account that is currently on GIRO/EPS payment mode or does not use an electronic payment mode.
  2. An individual DBS Multi-Currency Account (DBS Multi-Currency Account or DBS Multiplier Account or DBS My Account).
  3. DBS digibank access.

If you do not have digibank access, you can apply for it here.

 

Link your DBS Vickers Account to a DBS Multi-Currency Account

 
If you have an existing individual MCA Step 1: Log in to your DBS Vickers online trading account.

Step 2: Follow the steps here to link your DBS Vickers Account to your preferred MCA.
If you do not have an existing individual MCA Step 1: Open a new DBS Multi-Currency Account here.

Step 2: Log in to your DBS Vickers online trading account.

Step 3: Follow the steps here to link your DBS Vickers Account to your new MCA.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

If you fulfil the following requirement, you will be able to opt for MCA settlement. You will be able to opt-in if you have:

  1. An individual online DBS Vickers Account that is currently on GIRO/EPS payment mode or does not use an electronic payment mode.
  2. An individual DBS Multi-Currency Account (DBS Multi-Currency Account or DBS Multiplier Account or DBS My Account).
  3. DBS digibank access. If you do not have digibank access, you can apply for it here.


You will be greeted with a prompt to convert your account to MCA settlement when you log in to your DBS Vickers online trading account. This option to opt-in is only available via www.dbsvickers.com or via digibank online > DBS Vickers Online Trading Platform.

If you choose to skip or close the initial prompt, you will still be able to opt-in again by clicking on the second prompt that will appear right below the navigation menu of the trading platform.

Note: If you do not have an existing DBS MCA, you will be directed to open one before you can convert your DBS Vickers online trading account to MCA settlement.


Your account will be converted within 24 hours after you submit the request to link your MCA to your DBS Vickers online trading account.


You will first receive a SMS and/or email notification upon submitting the request. Once your account is successfully linked, you will receive a second notification.

Note: To ensure you receive the SMS and/or email notifications, please check and set up your Online Instructions Alert preference. You may log in to your DBS Vickers online trading account > My Profile > Set Alerts to update your alert preferences.


Your existing payment mode (GIRO/EPS) will be automatically terminated after your account is successfully linked to MCA and all outstanding GIRO/EPS contracts are cleared.


No, there will not be any separate notification on your GIRO/EPS termination.


No, it will not be possible to revert back to EPS/GIRO payment mode. All individual online Vickers account will require the use of MCA settlement moving forward.


Currently this conversion is only available to individual online account.


The cash commission rates are the same for MCA and non MCA settlement. However, cash upfront settlement is available in all markets for trading accounts under MCA settlement. You will get to enjoy lower commission when you settle using cash upfront. For more information on our commission rates, please visit our Pricing page.


All trade settlement for MCA linked accounts will be settled using the traded currency. Funds in the respective traded currency will automatically be debited for buy trades and credited for sell trades into your linked MCA.

For Cash upfront settlement, you will no longer need to do a top up to your DBS Vickers cash upfront account. You will simply be required to maintain sufficient funds in the respective currency under MCA before you place a Cash upfront trade.


Yes. You will be able to view orders of up to 1 year through DBS Vickers online trading platform under My Account > History.


No, we have designed a seamless journey for our customers with no impact to your trading activities.


If there are outstanding contracts pending settlement at the point of conversion, the contracts will be settled using the previous settlement mode (i.e. GIRO or EPS).

If there is GIRO deduction failure or non receipt and/or insufficient EPS payment or other form of payments by Settlement Date + 1 working day, all outstanding contracts will be converted to MCA settlement and trigger for debiting via your specified MCA on Settlement Date + 2 working day and any failure in MCA deduction shall subject to force selling subsequently.

Note: There will be no impact to outstanding contracts on CPF/SRS/Share Financing settlement mode.


If there are outstanding contracts pending settlement at the point of conversion, the contracts will be settled using the trust funds with us.

If there is insufficient trust funds on Settlement Date, all outstanding contracts will be converted to MCA settlement and trigger for debiting via your specified MCA on Settlement Date + 1 working day and any failure in MCA deduction shall subject to force selling subsequently. Buy and sell contract of the same counter and same settlement currency can form Net or Contra. If one of the contract is of different settlement currency, we shall convert the contract to the traded currency to form Net or Contra.

In the future, you can always perform FX conversion in your MCA to settle the contracts.


Depending on when the order(s) is(are) filled. If the order is filled before the actual conversion, the settlement will be on the previous settlement mode. If the order is filled after the account is linked to MCA, the settlement mode will be MCA.

Note: There will be no impact to CPF/SRS/Share Financing settlement mode orders.


Funds in your trading account will be automatically transferred back to your linked MCA, after all foreign market outstanding contract(s) are converted to MCA settlement and Singapore Cash upfront contracts are settled. If there is negative balance owing to us, we shall initiate a 1 time debiting via your MCA.

Terms and Conditions

  • The promotion period is from 18 Feb 2023 to 30 June 2023, both dates inclusive.
  • To qualify for the promotion, eligible customers must be one of the first 5,000 customers to link their Individual DBS Vickers Online Trading account to a DBS Multi-Currency Account (“MCA”) via the DBS Vickers Online Trading Platform from DBS digibank or www.dbsvickers.com.
  • Eligible customers refer to DBS Vickers individual online account holders who are currently not using a Multi-Currency Account for trade settlements.
  • Qualified customers are entitled to receive SGD 25 cash reward if they are one of the first 5,000 customers to successfully link their DBS Vickers online account to a MCA.
  • Customers who are already using a Multi-Currency Account for trade settlements are not eligible to participate in this promotion.
  • You will be informed via SMS when the cash reward has been credited into your MCA.
  • Cash reward will be credited into clients’ respective DBS Multi-Currency Account by 31 August 2023.
  • New and existing DBS Vickers Joint and Corporate accounts are not eligible for this promotion.
  • All clients will be disqualified from the promotion if the trading account is closed before receiving the cash reward.
  • DBS Vickers shall have the right to determine whether a client is entitled to receive the promotion. The decision by DBS Vickers relating to the promotion shall be final.
  • DBS Vickers’ terms and conditions governing trading shall apply. Participation in this promotion is deemed as acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.
  • DBS Vickers reserves the right to revise, delete and/or add to the above terms and conditions, and/or to suspend or terminate the promotion at any time, at its sole and absolute discretion, without prior notice to you.

Deposit Insurance Scheme
Singapore dollar deposits of non-bank depositors and monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the Supplementary Retirement Scheme are insured by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, for up to S$75,000 in aggregate per depositor per Scheme member by law. Monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the CPF Investment Scheme and CPF Retirement Sum Scheme are aggregated and separately insured up to S$75,000 for each depositor per Scheme member. Foreign currency deposits, dual currency investments, structured deposits and other investment products are not insured.

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