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Hong Kong Futures Fees Schedule


Product Commission -
Online Order
Commission -
Phone Order
Exchange Fee SFC Levy Cash Settlement Fee* Investor Compensation Levy**
Day Trade Overnight Day Trade Overnight
Hang Seng Index Futures
Day Trade
HKD 30
Overnight
HKD 60
Day Trade
HKD 50
Overnight
HKD 80
Exchange Fee
HKD 10
SFC Levy
HKD 0.54
Cash Settlement Fee*
HKD 20
Investor Compensation Levy**
n.a.
Mini - Hang Seng Index Futures
Day Trade
HKD 15
Overnight
HKD 20
Day Trade
HKD 25
Overnight
HKD 30
Exchange Fee
HKD 3.5
SFC Levy
HKD 0.1
Cash Settlement Fee*
HKD 20
Investor Compensation Levy**
n.a.
H-shares Index Futures
Day Trade
HKD 30
Overnight
HKD 60
Day Trade
HKD 50
Overnight
HKD 80
Exchange Fee
HKD 3.5
SFC Levy
HKD 0.54
Cash Settlement Fee*
HKD 20
Investor Compensation Levy**
n.a.
Mini H-shares Index Futures
Day Trade
HKD 15
Overnight
HKD 20
Day Trade
HKD 25
Overnight
HKD 30
Exchange Fee
HKD 2
SFC Levy
HKD 0.1
Cash Settlement Fee*
HKD 20
Investor Compensation Levy**
n.a.

All of the above fees schedule are calculated by per contract per side.

n.a. = Not Applicable

*Collected on the final settlement day for unsettled contract.

**Pursuant to an exemption notice made under section 25(1) of the Securities and Futures (Investor Compensation - Levy) Rules and gazetted on 11 November 2005, no Investor Compensation Levy shall be payable in respect of a  sale and purchase of futures and options contract on or after 19 December 2005 until further notice. Please visit HKEX website for details.

If you find a service item not listed above, please contact us at (852) 2255 8888 or send us an email.

Last Update: Apirl 2019.

All charges are subject to change without prior notice.

Global Futures Fees Schedule


Index Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
E-mini Dow Jones-US$5
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
YM
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 6,490
Maintenance Margin
USD 5,900
Contract Name
E-mini S & P 500
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
ES
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 6,600
Maintenance Margin
USD 6,000
Contract Name
E-mini NASDAQ 100
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
NQ
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 8,360
Maintenance Margin
USD 7,600
Contract Name
Nikkei 225 Index–Dollar
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
NKD
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 6,160
Maintenance Margin
USD 5,600
Contract Name
Nikkei 225 Index–Yen
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
NIY
Commission-Online
JPY 1,000
Commission-Phone
JPY 1,000
Initial Margin
JPY 616,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 560,000
Contract Name
Nikkei 225 Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
NK
Commission-Online
JPY 1,000
Commission-Phone
JPY 1,000
Initial Margin
JPY 550,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 500,000
Contract Name
Mini Nikkei 225 Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
NS
Commission-Online
JPY 500
Commission-Phone
JPY 500
Initial Margin
JPY 110,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 100,000
Contract Name
MSCI Singapore Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
SGP
Commission-Online
SGD 10
Commission-Phone
SGD 10
Initial Margin
SGD 1,320
Maintenance Margin
SGD 1,200
Contract Name
MSCI Taiwan Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
TW
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,980
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,800
Contract Name
FTSE Xinhua China A50 Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
CN
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 990
Maintenance Margin
USD 900
Contract Name
NIFTY 50 Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
IN
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 935
Maintenance Margin
USD 850
Currency Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
Australian Dollar
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
6A
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,485
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,350
Contract Name
British Pound
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
6B
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,640
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,400
Contract Name
Canadian Dollar
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
6C
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,265
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,150
Contract Name
Euro Fx.
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
6E
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,530
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,300
Contract Name
Japanese Yen
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
6J
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,980
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,800
Contract Name
New Zealand Dollar
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
6N
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,540
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,400
Contract Name
Swiss Franc
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
6S
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,300
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,000
Contract Name
Euro/Yen
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
RY
Commission-Online
JPY 1,000
Commission-Phone
JPY 1,000
Initial Margin
JPY 451,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 410,000
Contract Name
Chinese Renminbi
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
RMB
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,200
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,000
Contract Name
USD/ Offshore CNH
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
CNH
Commission-Online
RMB 60
Commission-Phone
RMB 60
Initial Margin
RMB 10,450
Maintenance Margin
RMB 9,500
Contract Name
CNY/USD
Exchange
SGX
Code
CY
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 990
Maintenance Margin
USD 900
Contract Name
USD/ Offshore CNH
Exchange
SGX
Code
UC
Commission-Online
RMB 60
Commission-Phone
RMB 60
Initial Margin
RMB 8,800
Maintenance Margin
RMB 8,000
Interest Rates Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
30 YR. US T-Bond
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZB
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,805
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,550
Contract Name
10 YR. US T-Note
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZN
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,265
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,150
Contract Name
5 YR. US T-Note
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZF
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 759
Maintenance Margin
USD 690
Contract Name
2 YR. US T-Note
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZT
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 583
Maintenance Margin
USD 530
Metal Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
Gold
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
GC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,740
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,400
Contract Name
Silver
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
SI
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,630
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,300
Contract Name
Copper – High Grade
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
HG
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,640
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,400
Contract Name
Palladium
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
PA
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 10,313
Maintenance Margin
USD 9,375
Contract Name
Platinum
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
PL
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,650
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,500
Contract Name
Mini Gold
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
QO
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,870
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,700
Contract Name
Mini Silver
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
QI
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,815
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,650
Contract Name
Mini Copper
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
QC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,320
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,200
Agricultural Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
Corn
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 770
Maintenance Margin
USD 700
Contract Name
Soybeans
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZS
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,925
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,750
Contract Name
Soybean Meal
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZM
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,320
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,200
Contract Name
Soybean Oil
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZL
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 539
Maintenance Margin
USD 490
Contract Name
Wheat
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZW
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,485
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,350
Contract Name
Oats
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZO
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 798
Maintenance Margin
USD 725
Contract Name
Rough Rice
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZR
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,100
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,000
Contract Name
Mini Corn
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
XC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 154
Maintenance Margin
USD 140
Contract Name
Mini Soybeans
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
XK
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 385
Maintenance Margin
USD 350
Contract Name
Mini Wheat
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
XW
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 297
Maintenance Margin
USD 270
Contract Name
Live Cattle
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
LE
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,650
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,500
Contract Name
Feeder Cattle
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
GF
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,080
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,800
Contract Name
Lean Hogs
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
HE
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,200
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,000
Contract Name
Lumber
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CME
Code
LBS
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,475
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,250
Energy Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
Crude Oil
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
CL
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,740
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,400
Contract Name
NY Harbor ULSD
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
HO
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 4,180
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,800
Contract Name
Natural Gas–Henry Hub
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
NG
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,035
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,850
Contract Name
RBOB Gasoline
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
RB
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 4,620
Maintenance Margin
USD 4,200
Contract Name
E-mini Crude Oil
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
QM
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,870
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,700
Contract Name
E-mini Natural Gas–Henry Hub
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
QG
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 508
Maintenance Margin
USD 462

All of the above fees schedule are calculated by per contract per side.

If you find a service item not listed above, please contact us at (852) 2255 8888 or send us an email.

Last Update: .

All charges are subject to change without prior notice.