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Securities Margin Trading | Investments | HSBC HK
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Immediate financial flexibility to grab investment opportunities

Make use of additional investment capital provided by HSBC's Securities Margin Trading Service to generate greater potential returns

  • Additional funds of up to 60% of the total value of the stocks for purchase.
  • Large variety of eligible securities with variable margin ratios to choose from.
  • Trade securities and get real-time market information by multiple channels.
  • Securities Margin Trading service is available to HSBC Premier, HSBC Advance and Personal Integrated Account customers.

Next Steps

Visit Our Financial Management Centres for details


Need help?

Call (852) 2233 3733(852) 2233 3733

Why Securities Margin Trading?

Enhance your Buying Power

Additional funds of up to 60% of the total value of the stocks for purchase Find out more Now, even if you have cash tied up elsewhere, there's no reason why investment opportunities should pass you by.

Multi-channels for convenient trading

Trade securities or get real-time stock price and market information via HSBC Personal Internet Banking, automated or manned1 phonebanking services, or at any designated HSBC branch1 or HSBC Premier Centre1.


1Exclusive to HSBC Premier customers

Broad investment choices



Large variety of eligible securitieswith variable margin ratios to choose from.

How much does it cost?2


Premium Table
Service Fee
Interest rate P3 + 1.5% per annum4 for HSBC Premier customers
P3 + 2.25% per annum4 for HSBC Advance and Personal Integrated Account customers
Safe custody fee HK$25 monthly5

Notes:

2For other securities transaction charges, please refer to the Local Securities Service Page.

3'P' refers to the Bank's best lending rate.

4Interest will be accrued daily and debited on the 28th of each month or the preceding business day if the 28th day is Bank holiday.

5The fee is due and payable on or before the 20th of the following month and is applicable to zero holdings accounts and upon closure of accounts where the account is closed before the above payment dates (for local securities only). The monthly safe custody fee for Securities Margin Trading accounts will only be applied to customers who have securities transaction record(s) or securities holdings in the 1-month period on or before the 1st of the following month.

  • Additional information

Securities Margin Trading service is available to HSBC Premier, HSBC Advance and HSBC Personal Integrated Account customers with Hong Kong residential address and aged 18 or above.

We will force sell your securities without prior notice if (i) your portfolio margin ratio remains at or above 105% to less than 120% for consecutive 3 months or (ii)once it reaches 120% or above at any given time or (iii) at any time as determined by us from time to time.

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The Bank does not provide investment advice. Investment involves risk. The price of stocks may move up or down.

Losses may be incurred as well as profit made as a result of buying and selling stocks. Full details of the terms and conditions of the above services are available on request.

The information shown is based on data obtained from sources believed to be reliable but the Bank and the concerned Information Provider(s) make no representation and accept no responsibility as to its accuracy or completeness and shall not be held liable for damages arising out of any person's reliance upon this information. This information is neither a recommendation, an offer to sell, nor solicitation of an offer to purchase any investment. The prices quoted and the other information shown are for reference only and are subject to change without notice.