Fee Schedules

Hong Kong Accounts

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Hong Kong Accounts

HK Stocks

 

(A) Trade-related Service
Commission (Online)0.2% on trading principal (min. HKD 100 for shares trading in HKD, min. USD 15 for shares trading in USD, min. CNY 90 for shares trading in CNY)
Commission (By Phone via Hotline)0.25% on trading principal (min. HKD 100 for shares trading in HKD, min. USD 15 for shares trading in USD, min. CNY 90 for shares trading in CNY)
Transaction Levy (SFC charge)10.0027% on trading principal2
Trading Fee (SEHK charge)10.005% on trading principal2
Stamp Duty (Government charge)10.1% on trading principal (round up to the nearest dollar)2
CCASS Settlement Fee0.002% on trading principal (min. HKD2, max. HKD100)2


(B) Script Handling and Settlement-Related Services
Local Remarks
Physical Deposit (stocks under client's own name)HKD5 per certificate or per transfer deedGovernment charge1
Physical WithdrawalHKD5 per board lot, min.HKD50Current CCASS charge1: HKD3.5/lot
Scripless Deposit via CCASS (SI)0.0025% of market value, min.HKD50, max. HKD200 
Scripless Withdrawal via CCASS (SI)0.0025% of market value, min.HKD50, max. HKD200Current CCASS charge1: 0.002% (min. HKD2, max. HKD100)
Scripless Withdrawal to CCASS Investor Account (ISI)0.0025% of market value, min.HKD50, max. HKD200Included current CCASS charge1 of HKD1
Nasdaq Shares Traded on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong
Cross Border TransferHKD400 per transfer instruction plus out - of - pocket expense incurred by Hong Kong Clearing
Physical Stock WithdrawalHKD800 per instruction plus out - of - pocket expense incurred by Hong Kong Clearing
Cross-border transfer - All Eligible Markets
Cross-border TransferHKD400 per transfer plus out-of-pocket charges


(C) Account Maintenance
CustodianNil
Account MaintenanceNil
Monthly StatementNil
Delivery of bought/ sold note copy to client's employerNil
Record Search Initiated by ClientWithin one year: Nil
Older than 1 year: HKD50 per copy


(D) Nominee Services and Corporate Actions
Local 
Registration FeeHKD2 / CNY1.8 per board lot on new purchase2
Collection of Cash Dividend0.25% of gross dividend, min. HKD10 / CNY9 2
Collection of Scrip Dividend and Bonus SharesHKD10 2
Rights Issue / Warrant Conversion / Open OfferHKD200 / CNY180 per transaction plus CCASS charge HKD0.8 / CNY0.72 per board lot 2
Cash Offer0.25% of gross consideration, min. HKD20 / CNY18, max. HKD1,500 / CNY1,350 plus CCASS charge HKD0.8 / CNY0.72 per board lot 2
Dividends / Bonus Shares ClaimHKD500 per claim per stock and per distribution period
Nasdaq Shares Traded on the Stock Exchange
of Hong Kong
 
Collection of Cash Dividend0.25% of gross dividend, min. HKD10
Handling Fee for Warrant Conversions, Voluntary Takeovers
Tender Offers or Open Offers
HKD800 per instruction plus out-of-pocket expenses incurred by
Hong Kong Clearing.


(E) Financing and other Services
Debit BalanceHK Prime Rate + 3%
IPO/ New Issue SubscriptionHKD100/CNY90 for application money below HKD100,000/CNY90,000.
HK$/US$ Cheque Mailing to ClientNil
HK$/US$ Cheque Deposit to Client's Local Bank A/CHKD150 each time (Nil for HSBC, Hang Seng, BOC, DBS Group Banks, Standard Chartered Bank & Citibank)
HK$/US$ Transfer to Client's Local Banks A/CHKD150 each time
HK$/US$/CA$/SG$/GBP/EURO Telegraphic TransferHKD150 each time
Stop Cheque PaymentHKD250 each time
Bounced ChequeHKD200 each time
Audit ConfirmationHKD50 per copy
PIN mailer courier fee for PRC areaHKD100
Out-of-pocket ExpensesAll charged to client
Notes:1. Charges determined by SFC, SEHK, CCASS, and HK Government are subject to change without prior notice 


Remarks:

  1. All rates and charges are subject to change from time to time without prior notice.
  2. The calculation of all trade related fees including Levies, Trading Fees, CCASS Settlement Fees will be based on the HKD equivalent of the gross consideration at the rate of exchange provided by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority on each Trade Day, and all trade related fees will be collected in the original trade currency.
  3. We confirm that the stamp duty imprinted herein has been / will be paid through the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd. Where the consideration is in a foreign currency, the stamp duty paid / to be paid will be based on the Hong Kong dollar equivalent of the consideration at the rate of exchange prescribed by the Stamp Duty Ordinance (Cap 117).
SG Stocks

 

COMMISSION CHARGEOTHER TRANSACTION CHARGES
(Shares trading in SGD) 

Minimum Commission:
SGD50,000 and below
Above SGD50,000 - SGD100,000
Above SGD100,000
By Phone:
SGD40
0.375%
0.300%
0.225%
ONLINE:
SGD25
0.28%
0.22%
0.18%
Clearing Fee (CDP imposed): 0.0325%
SGX Trading Fee: 0.0075%

(Shares trading in USD) 

Minimum Commission:
USD30,000 and below
Above USD30,000 - USD60,000
Above USD60,000
By Phone:
USD22
0.375%
0.300%
0.225%
ONLINE:
USD15
0.28%
0.22%
0.18%
Clearing Fee (CDP imposed): 0.0325%
SGX Trading Fee: 0.0075%
(Shares trading in HKD) 

Minimum Commission:
HKD250,000 and below
Above HKD250,000 - HKD500,000
Above HKD500,000
By Phone:
HKD180
0.375%
0.300%
0.225%
ONLINE:
HKD125
0.28%
0.22%
0.18%
Clearing Fee (CDP imposed): 0.0325%
SGX Trading Fee: 0.0075%
(Shares trading in AUD) 

Minimum Commission:
AUD55,000 and below
Above AUD55,000 - AUD110,000
Above AUD110,000
By Phone:
AUD32
0.375%
0.300%
0.225%
ONLINE:
AUD21
0.28%
0.22%
0.18%
Clearing Fee (CDP imposed): 0.0325%
SGX Trading Fee: 0.0075%
(Shares trading in CNY) 

Minimum Commission:
CNY250,000 and below
Above CNY250,000 - CNY500,000
Above CNY500,000
By Phone:
CNY200
0.375%
0.300%
0.225%
ONLINE:
CNY130
0.28%
0.22%
0.18%
Clearing Fee (CDP imposed): 0.0325%
SGX Trading Fee: 0.0075%
(Shares trading in EUR) 

Minimum Commission:
EUR35,000 and below
Above EUR35,000 - EUR70,000
Above EUR70,000
By Phone:
EUR29
0.375%
0.300%
0.225%
ONLINE:
EUR18
0.28%
0.22%
0.18%
Clearing Fee (CDP imposed): 0.0325%
SGX Trading Fee: 0.0075%


Deposit and Withdrawal of Securities
Physical Deposit / WithdrawalHK$1,000 per stock + out-of-pocket expenses
Scripless Deposit via CDPNil
Scripless Withdrawal via CDPHK$500 per stock
(If certify no change in beneficial owner)
Cross-border TransferHKD$400 per transfer plus out-of-pocket charges


Nominee Services
Dividend Collection1% of net dividend (min. SGD 5, USD 4, HKD 30, AUD 4 or CNY 25)
Receipt of Bonus Shares/Warrants/ Nil Paid RightsNil
Rights/Warrants subscriptionSGD 25, USD 20, HKD 150, AUD 20 or CNY 125 per transaction
Cash OfferSGD 20, USD 15, HKD 120, AUD 16 or CNY 100 per transaction
Proxy FeeSGD 30, USD 25, HKD 180, AUD 24 or CNY 150 per proxy form
US Stocks

 

COMMISSION CHARGEOTHER TRANSACTION CHARGES
ONLINE 

Minimum Commission:
USD 2 and below
Above USD 2
Commission (USD)
USD 29
0.35% of trading principal
USD 0.03 per share
SEC Charge: 0.00231% of trading principal
(for sale transactions only)

French FTT: French financial transaction
tax at 0.3% of trade principal. (applicable to
acquisition of equity securities, incl. ADR & GDR,
issued by designated French companies with
HQ in France and market cap > 1 bn euros.)

Italian FTT: Italian financial transaction tax at 0.12%
of trade principal. (applicable to acquisition of equity
securities, incl. ADR & GDR, issued by designated
Italian companies with headquarters in Italy and
market cap > 500 mn euros.)
By Phone 

Minimum Commission:
USD 2 and below
Above USD 2
Commission (USD)
USD 39
0.45% of trading principal
USD 0.04 per share
SEC Charge: 0.00231% of trading principal
(for sale transactions only)

French FTT: French financial transaction
tax at 0.3% of trade principal. (applicable to
acquisition of equity securities, incl. ADR & GDR,
issued by designated French companies with
HQ in France and market cap > 1 bn euros.)

Italian FTT: Italian financial transaction tax at 0.12%
of trade principal. (applicable to acquisition of equity
securities, incl. ADR & GDR, issued by designated
Italian companies with headquarters in Italy and
market cap > 500 mn euros.)


Deposit and Withdrawal of Securities
Scripless Deposit via DRSOut-of-pocket expenses
Scripless Deposit via DTCNil
Scripless Withdrawal via DTCUSD 45 per stock
Cross-border TransferHKD 400 per transfer plus out-of-pocket charges


Nominee Services
Custodian of DTC-eligible SecuritiesNil
Dividend CollectionNil
Voluntary Corporate ActionUSD 50 per event
Mandatory Corporate Actions (e.g. Stock split or reverse stock split)USD10.00 per event
Depositary Service Fee
(Imposed by American Depositary Receipt (ADR) agents)
Please refer to the prospectus and deposit agreement of the ADR or visit www.dtcc.com for more information
ADR ConversionHKD 800 per stock + out of pocket expense (e.g. Agent Fee, etc)
CA Stocks

 

COMMISSION CHARGEOTHER TRANSACTION CHARGES
ONLINE 
0.50% of transaction amount, minimum CAD 29 per transactionN/A
By Phone 
1.00% of transaction amount, minimum CAD 39 per transactionN/A


Deposit and Withdrawal of Securities
Scripless Deposit via CDSNil
Scripless Withdrawal via CDSCAD 60 per stock plus out-of-pocket charges
Cross-border TransferHKD 400 per transfer plus out-of-pocket charges


Nominee Services
Custodian of CDS-eligible SecuritiesNil
Dividend CollectionNil
Voluntary Corporate ActionUSD 50 per event
Mandatory Corporate Actions (e.g. Stock split or reverse stock split)CAD10.00 per event
UK Stocks

 

COMMISSION CHARGEOTHER TRANSACTION CHARGES
ONLINE 
Commission
Minimum GBP 25 / USD 36 / EUR 33; or 0.4% of trading principal (whichever is higher)
Stamp Duty: 0.5% on consideration for buy trade only

Stamp Duty on Irish Registered Stocks: 1% on consideration for buy trade only

(Stamp duty on securities that are not settled through CREST is subject to a minimum charge of GBP 5 and rounded up to the nearest GBP 5)

Panel of Takeovers and Mergers (PTM) Levy: Flat charge of GBP 1 on all transactions over GBP 10,000
By Phone 
Commission
Minimum GBP 40 / USD 57 / EUR 53; or 0.8% of trading principal (whichever is higher)
Stamp Duty: 0.5% on consideration for buy trade only

Stamp Duty on Irish Registered Stocks: 1% on consideration for buy trade only

(Stamp duty on securities that are not settled through CREST is subject to a minimum charge of GBP 5 and rounded up to the nearest GBP 5)

Panel of Takeovers and Mergers (PTM) Levy: Flat charge of GBP 1 on all transactions over GBP 10,000


Deposit and Withdrawal of Securities
Scripless Deposit via CDSNil
Scripless Withdrawal via CDSGBP 28 per counter + out-of-pocket expenses
Cross Border TransferHKD 400 per transfer + out-of-pocket expenses


Nominee Services
Dividend CollectionNil
Voluntary Corporate Action (e.g. dividend option or offers)USD 50 per event
Mandatory Corporate Actions (e.g. Stock split or reverse stock split)GBP 8 per event
AU Stocks

 

COMMISSION CHARGEOTHER TRANSACTION CHARGES
ONLINE 
Commission
Minimum AUD 30 or 0.4% of trading principal (whichever is higher)
N/A
By Phone 
Commission
Minimum AUD 45 or 0.8% of trading principal (whichever is higher)
N/A


Deposit and Withdrawal of Securities
Scripless DepositNil
Scripless WithdrawalAUD 50 per counter + out-of-pocket expenses
Cross Border TransferHKD 400 per transfer + out-of-pocket expenses


Nominee Services
Dividend CollectionNil
Voluntary Corporate Actions (e.g. dividend option or offers)USD 50 per event
Mandatory Corporate Actions (e.g. Stock split or reverse stock split)AUD 10 per event
JP Stocks

 

COMMISSION CHARGEOTHER TRANSACTION CHARGES
ONLINE 
Commission
Minimum JPY 3,000 or 0.5% of trading principal (whichever is higher)
N/A
By Phone 
Commission
Minimum JPY 5,000 or 1% of trading principal (whichever is higher)
N/A


Deposit and Withdrawal of Securities
Scripless DepositNil
Scripless WithdrawalJPY 3,800 per counter + out-of-pocket expenses
Cross Border TransferHKD 400 per transfer + out-of-pocket expenses


Nominee Services
Dividend CollectionNil
Voluntary Corporate Actions (e.g. dividend option or offers)USD 50 per event
Mandatory Corporate Actions (e.g. Stock split or reverse stock split)JPY 1,000 per event

 

Notes:

  1. Stock price is rounded up to the nearest cent for commission calculation.
  2. Commission and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
  3. Please contact our Investment Service Centers for further details on other charges and fees which may not be recorded here.
  4. Last updated: 26 Sep 2016 (HKT/SGT).