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Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX)

The Singapore Stock Exchange is the primary exchange in Singapore.

Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD)

Basic Market Rules:

  • • Lot Size: 1000 shares.
  • • Tick Size: defined by product type and price. The tick size for equities is listed in the following table. For information on other products
    Price Range (SGD) Tick Size (SGD)
    Below 0.20 0.001
    0.20 to below 1.00 0.005
    2.00 to below 10.00 0.01
    10 and above 0.01
  • • Short Sale Rules: short sell orders must be marked appropriately

Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX)

HKEX is the primary stock exchange in Hong Kong.

Basic Market Rules:

  • • Lot Size: set at the security level.
  • • Tick Size: varies with price:
    Price Range Tick Size
    From 0.01 to 0.25 0.001
    Over 0.25 to 0.50 0.005
    Over 0.50 to 10.00 0.010
    Over 10.00 to 20.00 0.020
    Over 20.00 to 100.00 0.050
    Over 100.00 to 200.00 0.100
    Over 200.00 to 500.00 0.200
    Over 500.00 to 1,000.00 0.500
    Over 1,000.00 to 2,000.00 1.000
    Over 2,000.00 to 5,000.00 2.000
    Over 5,000.00 to 9,995.00 5.000
  • Short Sale Rules: naked short selling is prohibited and short sell orders must be properly marked.
  • Circuit Breakers: HKEX limits order entry to prices +/- 25 spreads from the nominal price, and a maximum order size of 3000 round lots.

Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) is the leading equities market of mainland China.

Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)

Basic Market Rules

  • • Lot Size: 100 shares.
  • • Tick Size: 0.01.
  • • Stocks are subject to a maximum daily price fluctuation limit of +/- 10%, except for on their first trading day.
  • • Symbols that are subject to a risk warning will have a maximum daily price fluctuation limit of +/- 5%.

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