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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.
USD/CNH Futures
Day Trade
RMB 10
Overnight
RMB 15
Day Trade
RMB 25
Overnight
RMB 30
Exchange Fee
RMB 8
SFC Levy
n.a.
Cash Settlement Fee*
n.a.
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
Exchange
CBOT
Code
YM
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 6,050
Maintenance Margin
USD 5,500
Contract Name
E-mini S & P 500
Exchange
CME
Code
ES
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 7,260
Maintenance Margin
USD 6,600
Contract Name
E-mini NASDAQ 100
Exchange
CME
Code
NQ
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 8,250
Maintenance Margin
USD 7,500
Contract Name
E-mini Russell 2000
Exchange
CME
Code
RTY
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,520
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,200
Contract Name
Micro E-mini Dow Jones
Exchange
CBOT
Code
MYM
Commission-Online
USD 2
Commission-Phone
USD 2
Initial Margin
USD 605
Maintenance Margin
USD 550
Contract Name
Micro E-mini S & P 500
Exchange
CME
Code
MES
Commission-Online
USD 2
Commission-Phone
USD 2
Initial Margin
USD 726
Maintenance Margin
USD 660
Contract Name
Micro E-mini NASDAQ 100
Exchange
CME
Code
MNQ
Commission-Online
USD 2
Commission-Phone
USD 2
Initial Margin
USD 825
Maintenance Margin
USD 750
Contract Name
Micro E-mini Russell 2000
Exchange
CME
Code
M2K
Commission-Online
USD 2
Commission-Phone
USD 2
Initial Margin
USD 352
Maintenance Margin
USD 320
Contract Name
Nikkei 225 Index–Dollar
Exchange
CME
Code
NKD
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 5,610
Maintenance Margin
USD 5,100
Contract Name
Nikkei 225 Index–Yen
Exchange
CME
Code
NIY
Commission-Online
JPY 1,000
Commission-Phone
JPY 1,000
Initial Margin
JPY 561,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 510,000
Contract Name
Bitcoin
Exchange
CME
Code
BTC
Commission-Online
USD 10
Commission-Phone
USD 10
Initial Margin
USD 18,332
Maintenance Margin
USD 16,665
Contract Name
Nikkei 225 Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
NK
Commission-Online
JPY 1,000
Commission-Phone
JPY 1,000
Initial Margin
JPY 495,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 450,000
Contract Name
Mini Nikkei 225 Index
Exchange
SGX
Code
NS
Commission-Online
JPY 500
Commission-Phone
JPY 500
Initial Margin
JPY 99,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 90,000
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 1,760
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,600
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 1,100
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,000
Contract Name
Nikkei 225 Index–Osaka
Exchange
JPX
Code
JNI
Commission-Online
JPY 2,000
Commission-Phone
JPY 2,000
Initial Margin
JPY 720,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 654,545
Contract Name
Mini Nikkei 225 Index–Osaka
Exchange
JPX
Code
JNM
Commission-Online
JPY 500
Commission-Phone
JPY 500
Initial Margin
JPY 72,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 65,455
Currency Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
Australian Dollar
Exchange
CME
Code
6A
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,210
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,100
Contract Name
British Pound
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
Exchange
CME
Code
6C
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 990
Maintenance Margin
USD 900
Contract Name
Euro Fx.
Exchange
CME
Code
6E
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,870
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,700
Contract Name
Japanese Yen
Exchange
CME
Code
6J
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,365
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,150
Contract Name
New Zealand Dollar
Exchange
CME
Code
6N
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,210
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,100
Contract Name
Swiss Franc
Exchange
CME
Code
6S
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,411
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,100
Contract Name
Euro/Yen
Exchange
CME
Code
RY
Commission-Online
JPY 1,000
Commission-Phone
JPY 1,000
Initial Margin
JPY 308,000
Maintenance Margin
JPY 280,000
Contract Name
Chinese Renminbi
Exchange
CME
Code
RMB
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,530
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,300
Contract Name
USD/ Offshore CNH
Exchange
CME
Code
CNH
Commission-Online
RMB 60
Commission-Phone
RMB 60
Initial Margin
RMB 13,750
Maintenance Margin
RMB 12,500
Contract Name
E-mini Euro Fx.
Exchange
CME
Code
E7
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 936
Maintenance Margin
USD 850
Contract Name
E-mini Japanese Yen
Exchange
CME
Code
J7
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,183
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,075
Contract Name
Micro Australian Dollar
Exchange
CME
Code
M6A
Commission-Online
USD 3
Commission-Phone
USD 3
Initial Margin
USD 121
Maintenance Margin
USD 110
Contract Name
Micro British Pound
Exchange
CME
Code
M6B
Commission-Online
USD 3
Commission-Phone
USD 3
Initial Margin
USD 264
Maintenance Margin
USD 240
Contract Name
Micro Canadian Dollar
Exchange
CME
Code
MCD
Commission-Online
USD 3
Commission-Phone
USD 3
Initial Margin
USD 99
Maintenance Margin
USD 90
Contract Name
Micro Euro Fx.
Exchange
CME
Code
M6E
Commission-Online
USD 3
Commission-Phone
USD 3
Initial Margin
USD 187
Maintenance Margin
USD 170
Contract Name
Micro Japanese Yen
Exchange
CME
Code
MJY
Commission-Online
USD 3
Commission-Phone
USD 3
Initial Margin
USD 237
Maintenance Margin
USD 215
Contract Name
Micro Swiss Franc
Exchange
CME
Code
MSF
Commission-Online
USD 3
Commission-Phone
USD 3
Initial Margin
USD 341
Maintenance Margin
USD 310
Contract Name
CNY/USD
Exchange
SGX
Code
CY
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,100
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,000
Contract Name
USD/ Offshore CNH
Exchange
SGX
Code
UC
Commission-Online
RMB 60
Commission-Phone
RMB 60
Initial Margin
RMB 11,000
Maintenance Margin
RMB 10,000
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 2,640
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,400
Contract Name
10 YR. US T-Note
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZN
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,155
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,050
Contract Name
5 YR. US T-Note
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZF
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 726
Maintenance Margin
USD 660
Contract Name
2 YR. US T-Note
(Coming Soon)
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZT
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 550
Maintenance Margin
USD 500
Metal Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
Gold
Exchange
COMEX
Code
GC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 5,500
Maintenance Margin
USD 5,000
Contract Name
Shanghai Gold (USD)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
SGU
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,980
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,800
Contract Name
Shanghai Gold (CNH)
Exchange
COMEX
Code
SGC
Commission-Online
RMB 60
Commission-Phone
RMB 60
Initial Margin
RMB 14,300
Maintenance Margin
RMB 13,000
Contract Name
Silver
Exchange
COMEX
Code
SI
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 6,050
Maintenance Margin
USD 5,500
Contract Name
Copper – High Grade
Exchange
COMEX
Code
HG
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,970
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,700
Contract Name
Palladium
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
PA
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 20,350
Maintenance Margin
USD 18,500
Contract Name
Platinum
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
PL
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,420
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,200
Contract Name
Mini Gold
Exchange
COMEX
Code
QO
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,750
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,500
Contract Name
Micro Gold
Exchange
COMEX
Code
MGC
Commission-Online
USD 2
Commission-Phone
USD 2
Initial Margin
USD 550
Maintenance Margin
USD 500
Contract Name
Mini Silver
Exchange
COMEX
Code
QI
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,025
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,750
Contract Name
1000-oz. Silver
Exchange
COMEX
Code
SIL
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,210
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,100
Contract Name
Mini Copper
Exchange
COMEX
Code
QC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,485
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,350
Agricultural Futures
Contract NameExchangeCodeCommission-OnlineCommission-PhoneInitial MarginMaintenance Margin
Contract Name
Corn
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,100
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,000
Contract Name
Soybeans
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZS
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,650
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,500
Contract Name
Soybean Meal
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZM
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,122
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,020
Contract Name
Soybean Oil
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZL
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 677
Maintenance Margin
USD 615
Contract Name
Wheat
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZW
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,375
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,250
Contract Name
Oats
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZO
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 715
Maintenance Margin
USD 650
Contract Name
Rough Rice
Exchange
CBOT
Code
ZR
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 825
Maintenance Margin
USD 750
Contract Name
Mini Corn
Exchange
CBOT
Code
XC
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 220
Maintenance Margin
USD 200
Contract Name
Mini Soybeans
Exchange
CBOT
Code
XK
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 330
Maintenance Margin
USD 300
Contract Name
Mini Wheat
Exchange
CBOT
Code
XW
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 275
Maintenance Margin
USD 250
Contract Name
Live Cattle
Exchange
CME
Code
LE
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,980
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,800
Contract Name
Feeder Cattle
Exchange
CME
Code
GF
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,713
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,375
Contract Name
Lean Hogs
Exchange
CME
Code
HE
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 2,420
Maintenance Margin
USD 2,200
Contract Name
Lumber
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
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
CL
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 3,850
Maintenance Margin
USD 3,500
Contract Name
NY Harbor ULSD
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
HO
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 4,510
Maintenance Margin
USD 4,100
Contract Name
Natural Gas–Henry Hub
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
NG
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,650
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,500
Contract Name
RBOB Gasoline
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
RB
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 4,510
Maintenance Margin
USD 4,100
Contract Name
E-mini Crude Oil
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
QM
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 1,962
Maintenance Margin
USD 1,784
Contract Name
E-mini Natural Gas–Henry Hub
Exchange
NYMEX
Code
QG
Commission-Online
USD 8
Commission-Phone
USD 8
Initial Margin
USD 413
Maintenance Margin
USD 375

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.