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Open an Investment Account

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Our online trading service offers a wide range of investment options, like stocks, bonds, funds and structured products. Eligible HSBC customers aged 18 or above living in Hong Kong can open an investment account in just 6 steps with our Mobile Banking app.

Well+ Bonus Badge – open an investment account and earn RewardCash

Until 31 December 2024, earn up to 80 RewardCash when you complete the Well+ "Open an Investment Account" Challenge[@investment-wellplus-account-opening]. Follow the steps below to subscribe to and complete the Challenge via Well+:

  1. Log on to the HSBC HK app
  2. Under ‘Explore products and services’, select 'Well+’
  3. Under 'Bonus badge', tap 'Get started'
  4. Under ‘Active challenges’, find and select ‘Open an Investment Account’
  5. Tap 'Get started' to subscribe to the Challenge
  6. Open an investment account to complete the Challenge and earn RewardCash

Open your account in just 6 steps

  1. Log on to mobile banking and open the 'Investment' tab
  2. Choose 'Check my eligibility' to see if you can open an account
  3. Review your details and choose a settlement account to fund your investments
  4. Submit a valid proof of address, and a consent form if needed (see our FAQs)
  5. Take our short questionnaire to determine your financial knowledge
  6. Review our terms and conditions then submit your application


Once you've opened your account, take our Risk Profiling Questionnaire to find the investment products that suit your needs. You can complete it online or on our Mobile Banking app.

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  • Invest anywhere, anytime – with no need to visit a branch
  • See your investments in one place with our wealth dashboard
  • Enjoy the peace of mind of using our award-winning platform[@investment-account-opening-awards]

How to start investing

Choose from a range of investment solutions to suit you. Our Investment Account is free to open and maintain, but each product has its own fees.

Alternatively, you can chat with a Wealth Coach online to boost your investment knowledge. Learn more.


Start investing in funds from just $100 with our low fee product for new investors


Build and manage your stock portfolio in Hong Kong, China and the US


Diversify your portfolio into key sectors and markets with our extensive range of funds


Monetise your market views with capital-protected and interest-generating options


Enjoy the stability of a steady income with our high-yield bonds and Certificates of deposit(CDs)


Take part in the hottest initial public offering stocks and bonds, with no handling fees

Are you eligible for an account?

Before you start investing, make sure you:

Log on to our Mobile Banking app to start now.

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Frequently asked questions

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    The information shown in this website is neither a recommendation, an offer, nor a solicitation for any investment product or service. Investment involves risk. You should carefully consider whether any investment product or service mentioned herein is appropriate for you in view of your personal circumstances. Past performance is no guide to future performance. Investors should refer to the individual product explanatory memorandum or offering document for further details and risks involved. The price of investment products may move up or down. Losses may be incurred as well as profits made as a result of buying and selling investment products.

    The information contained on this website is intended for Hong Kong residents only and should not be construed as a distribution, an offer to sell, or a solicitation to buy any securities in any jurisdiction where such activities would be unlawful under the laws of such jurisdiction, in particular the United States of America.

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