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Capitalise on one of the lowest margin financing rates starting from 2.88%p.a.
Low Margin Financing Rates

With margin financing starting from 2.88%p.a., cash in on one of the lowest margin financing rates in town and build your portfolio of blue chip stocks.

And blue chip stocks are just the beginning. We offer the same low rate for many other Grade 1 securities, including REITs, as well. Click here to find out what grade a particular stock is classified under.

Currency

Flat Interest
Rate

 

Grade Based Interest Rate

 

Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3
SGD

6.00%

2.88% 5% 6.5%
USD 6.30% 3.50% 5.30% 6.80%
HKD 6.40% 3.60% 5.40% 6.90%

Terms and conditions for Grade Based Financing are available here.

 

How It Works

Margin financing could potentially increase your yield. The following example illustrates how it works.

Some description

Initial Capital Outlay
S$10,000

Without Margin
(Purchased S$10,000 worth of shares)


With Margin
(Able to purchase S$35,000 worth of shares)

Capital Gain*
(assuming share price increases by 10%)
S$1,000.00 S$3,500*
Margin Financing Charge@2.88% S$0.00 S$720.00

Net Return*
(after margin financing charge)*

S$1,000.00 S$2,780.00*

Effective Rate of Return*

10% 27.80%*

*For illustration purposes only. Trade commissions and other fees were not included in the calculations.

 

 

Still confused about what margin financing is about? Watch the video below to get up to speed.


Get more details about margin financing here.

Risks of Margin Financing

Leverage
Margin financing is a leveraged product. Its risk and return profiles are magnified several times. While the amount of the initial margin required to enter into a transaction may be small relative to the value of the transaction, a relatively small market movement would have a proportionately larger impact which may result in losses that are in excess of the initial margin/capital invested.

Margin Calls
If the market moves against the position that you are holding, it may result in margin calls or requests to place additional funds on deposits with the company to cover the shortfall in the margin requirement level to maintain the position.

If you are unable to put in the additional funds, your broker may close out the position without prior notice to you. In addition, you will still be liable for any further losses that may result from this.


Over-Exposure and Overtrading
Investors often look only at the margin required and fail to appreciate and take into account the full contract value. When trading in a large number of contracts, the total potential exposure of such contracts may be significantly beyond the investor's financial resources.

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