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Trading

Margin

HK Shares & Warrants

HK Shares & Warrants

How much funding are required before HK Shares Margin Account holders can start trading?

For margin clients, all Hong Kong stocks (excluding rights and warrants) will be accepted for margin trading by depositing the fund according to the margin ratio. You can login and refer to our Margin Grading for the respective margin ratios of the stocks.

Last Update: 2016-07-08

What is the SHK Direct Normal Margin Scheme?

Normal Margin Scheme
Customers will be entitled to 70% margin financing for high grade stocks (which includes all Hang Seng Index constituent stocks and other large cap stocks), as well as 50% margin financing for medium grade stocks. You can login and refer to our Margin Grading for the respective margin ratios of the stocks.

Last Update: 2016-07-08

HK Shares IPO

Stock Options

How can I find the margin requirements for stock options?

The amount of margin requirement for an individual client portfolio is calculated on a real-time basis by using industrial standard, SPAN, and varies under different conditions. You may refer to the margin table of the stock options section on the HKEx website for an estimated margin requirement for each stock option contract.

Last Update: 2016-07-08

Futures

How can I find the updated Hong Kong Stock Futures margin table?

For the margin requirements for HK Stock Futures, please refer to the Client Margin Estimate Reference Table of  “Stock Futures ' section on the HKEx website.

Last Update: 2016-07-08

How can I obtain the margin requirements for HK Index Futures?

For the margin requirements for HK Index Futures, please refer to the Margin Table section on the HKEx website.

Last Update: 2016-07-08

How can I obtain the margin requirements for HK Index options?

For the margin requirements for HK Index options, please refer to the Client Margin Estimate Reference Table of 'Futures & Index Options' section on the HKEx website.

Last Update: 2016-07-08

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