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FX Order Watch Trading Services

HSBC Premier or HSBC Advance customers can set your own target exchange rate to convert funds automatically and/or to receive alert when the designated FX rate is reached.

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Why HSBC FX Order Watch Trading Services?

Secure your target rate automatically

Pre-set target rates and conversion amounts and once your target rate is reached, we will convert the target currencies between your accounts

Stay informed

First-in-town alert service is provided to you via SMS or email when the FX rate is reached

Round-the-clock live streams

Monitor live rate streams 24 hours a day and 5.5 days a week, with all limit orders and rate alerts executed automatically when the target rate is reached

Broad selection of currency pairs

Supports cross rate between any combination of the 11 major currencies: Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Euro, Japanese Yen, New Zealand Dollar, Pound Sterling, Singapore Dollar, Thai Baht, Swiss Franc, US Dollar and HK Dollar

Real time market updates

Provides real time market data and FX news including market spot reference, technical analysis and related economic indicators

User-friendly trading platform

Set up, view or cancel new order / alert in either personal internet banking or mobile banking with just a few clicks

How to invest / get started with FX Order Watch Trading Services?


Personal Internet Banking / Mobile Banking

Set up a single account, and access to real-time FX trading services anytime, anywhere

  • Simply set your target rate and amount for conversion through our Internet/Mobile Banking platforms and leave it to us to monitor the market for you 24 hours a day, 5.5 days a week
  • Provides real time market data and FX news including:
    1) market spot reference and historical trend chart up to past 5 years,
    2) technical analysis such as RSI, moving averages, support and resistance levels,
    3) related FX news and economic indicators.


In-branch / Phone Banking

Place order via any of our branches or manned1 Phone Banking service

1Exclusive to HSBC Premier customers


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Currency conversion risk - the value of your foreign currency and RMB deposit will be subject to the risk of exchange rate fluctuation. If you choose to convert your foreign currency and RMB deposit to other currencies at an exchange rate that is less favourable than the exchange rate in which you made your original conversion to that foreign currency and RMB, you may suffer loss in principal.


Other ways to invest

You can enjoy our ForEx/Renminbi Switching Services and transfer funds automatically from your HKD account to your foreign currency / Renminbi account (or vice versa) when your pre-set exchange rate and/or frequency criteria are met.


With our Margin FX Trading platform, specially designed for professional and experienced investors, you can monitor FX markets and trade anytime, anywhere, 24hrs, 5.5 days a week.


You can invest in foreign currency with HSBC via a number of ways. You can use our 24-Hour Foreign Exchange Service to place your exchange instruction anytime anywhere via internet or mobile banking.

If you have a target exchange rate in mind, you can use our FX Order Watch Trading Service to preset your instruction.

If you want to accumulate your foreign currencies or RMB via regular saving, you can use the ForEx / RMB Switching Service to preset your exchange instructions and we will automatically execute the instructions for you according to your preset criteria.

Customers can use HSBC's foreign exchange services for many purposes which include but not limit to the followings :

  • Meet your "wealth accumulation" needs, e.g. pre-set instruction using RMB switching service to accumulate RMB at your own pace.
  • Meet your "family" needs, e.g. use FX Order Watch and alert service to pre-set instruction to convert funds to other currenices at your preferred rate to settle oversea payment like mortgage or tuition fee for your children.
  • Meet your "Lifestyle needs", e.g. use pre-order foreign currencies services when you plan to travel to overseas so as to save your queuing time for currency exchange at branch.

FX Order Watch Trading Services is available to HSBC Premier and HSBC Advance customers only. Customers can pre-set their own target FX rate using Internet Banking or Mobile Banking to convert funds automatically within accounts for the foreign exchange when the FX rate is hit. It also provides an alert service which customers will be informed via SMS/email when the FX rate is hit.

When conducting in foreign exchange, customers need to be aware of the following risks.

Currency conversion risk - the value of your foreign currency and RMB deposit will be subject to the risk of exchange rate fluctuation. If you choose to convert your foreign currency and RMB deposit to other currencies at an exchange rate that is less favourable than the exchange rate in which you made your original conversion to that foreign currency and RMB, you may suffer loss in principal.

HSBC customers are provided with timely and comprehensive FX information from our FX specialist. Please refer to Foreign Exchange Market News section in our website and you will find the latest FX market information, including trend chart, technical analysis and comments from our FX specialist for most major currencies.

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Notes
  • FX Order Watch Trading Services are exclusively provided to HSBC Premier and HSBC Advance customers only.
  • The services are only applicable for integrated accounts, HKD/FCY Statement Savings Accounts and HKD Current Account, except Multiple Currencies Savings accounts or HK Dollar Passbook Savings accounts.
  • Please note the weekly Foreign Exchange Offer is not applicable to exchange transactions done via the FX Order Watch Trading Services.
  • Customers can trade via FX Order Watch Trading Services from Monday 5 am HKT to Saturday 4 am HKT during summer time (US daylight saving), and Monday 5 am HKT to Saturday 5 am HKT during winter time (non-US daylight saving).