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Fees & Commissions

Update of Important information about Charles Schwab, Hong Kong, Ltd.
Effective August 31, 2016, Charles Schwab, Hong Kong, Ltd. is registered with the Securities & Futures Commission ("SFC") to carry out the regulated activities in dealing in securities and advising on securities under registration CE number ADV256.

All amounts are in US dollars.

For full details of Fees and Commissions, please see the Charles Schwab Hong Kong Pricing Guide for Individual Investors

Minimum to open an Individual/Joint account: US$25,000
Please contact us for the minimum to open a Corporate account.

Online Trades1 Broker-Assisted
$4.95 Online commission  + $25.00 service charge

Some funds may also charge sales and/or redemption fees. Please read the offering documents for details.

Fund Type Broker-Assisted Trades
Offshore Mutual Fund $0
Short-term Redemption Fee3 $49.95
Online Trades5 Broker-Assisted Trades
$4.95$0.65 per contract Online pricing + $25.00 service charge
Schedule of Option Exchanges Imposing the Fee Applicable to the Exchange Process Fee
Exchange Fees per Contract (Buys and Sells)
CBOE $0.0081
ISE $0.0039
GEM $0.0010
BOX $0.0038
C2 $0.0015
MIAX $0.0045
MPRL $0.0010
Total $0.0238 per Contract

Schwab reserves the right to act as principal on any fixed income transaction, public offering or securities transaction. When Schwab acts as agent, a commission will be charged on the transaction. When Schwab acts as principal, the markup is included in the bond price.

  Web Broker-Assisted Trades
New issues, including CDs. Selling concession is included in the offering price.
Treasuries, including Auction and Secondary:
  • Treasury Bonds
  • Treasury Bills
  • Treasury Notes
  • TIPS
$0 Online pricing + $25 per broker-assisted commission or markup
Other Secondary Trades: Certificates of Deposit, Corporate Bonds, Municipal Bonds, Government Agencies and Zero-coupon Treasuries (including STRIPS) $1 per bond
$10 minimum / $250 maximum
Online pricing + $25 per broker-assisted commission or markup
Commercial Paper &Foreign Bonds, Unit Investment Trusts and Mortgage-Backed & Asset-Backed Securities. These are specialty products — please contact us for information.
Preferred Stocks and REITs $4.95 per trade online1
Additional charge of $25 for broker-assisted trades

Note: Large block transactions (orders of more than 250 bonds) may be available for special handling and/or pricing — please call us for information.

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