Market Information - Singapore

Information for trading on the Singapore Exchange

Trading hours

Pre-Open    : 8.30am 8.58-8.59*am

Non-Cancel  : 8.58-8.59*am 9.00am

Open          : 9.00am 5.00pm

Pre-Close    : 5.00pm 5.04-5.05pm**

Non-Cancel  : 5.04-5.05pm** 5.06pm

Close          : 5.06pm

* Pre-Open Phase ends randomly at any time from 8.58 - 8.59am and Non-Cancel Phase will begin immediately after Pre-Open Phase ends.
** Pre-Open Phase ends randomly at any time from 8.58 - 8.59am and Non-Cancel Phase will begin immediately after Pre-Open Phase ends.

Continuous all-day trading – there will be no market break from 12.30pm – 2pm

* Random pre-open and pre-close applies, visit SGX Website for more details.

Singapore time

View a list of CPF Investment Scheme counters

Currency

SGD

Price quotes

Live

Use CPF

Yes

Trading Lot

1000

Settlement period

T+3 market days

Order Placement

Via iOCBC or your designated Trading Representative

Need help?

1800 338 8688

or contact us online


Commission rate and charges

Minimum bid size

Minimum bid size for all securities traded on SGX-ST market with the exception of ETFs, debentures, loan stocks and bonds

For example, if ABC shares were last traded at S$3.260, the price allowed to enter will be calculated to be +/- 20 bids from S$3.260. In this case, the bids range will be $3.060 and S$3.460.

Minimum bid size for securities traded on the SGX in SGD

Price range (SGD/USD) Minimum bid size (SGD/USD) Bids range
Below 0.20 0.001 +/- 20 bids from last done price
0.20 – 0.995 0.005
1.00 – 1.99 0.005
2.00 – 9.99 0.01
10 and above 0.01

 

Minimum bid size for securities traded on the SGX in HKD

Price range (HKD) Minimum bid size (HKD) Bids range
Below $0.25 0.001 +/- 10 bids from last done price
$0.250 to $0.495 0.005
$0.500 to $9.990 0.01
$10.00 to $19.98 0.02
$20.00 to $99.95 0.05
$100.00 to $199.90 0.1
$200.00 to $499.80 0.2
$500.00 & above 0.5

 

Minimum bid size for securities traded on the SGX in JPY

Price range (JPY) Minimum bid size (JPY) Bids range
Below $2,000 1 +/- 10 bids from last done price
$2,000 to $2,995 5
$3,000 to $29,990 10
$30,000 to $49,950 50
$50,000 to $99,900 100
$100,000 & above 1,000

 

Minimum bid size for ETFs, debentures, loan stocks and bonds

Product Price range Minimum bid size Bids range
ETF and debentures All 0.01 or 0.001 as determined by SGX-ST +/- 30 bids from last done price
Bonds and loan stocks All 0.001

For example, if ABC shares were last traded at S$3.260, the price allowed to enter will be calculated to be +/- 20 bids from S$3.260. In this case, the bids range will be $3.060 and S$3.460.

- 20 bids (buy) Last done price + 20 bids (sell)
S$3.250 S$3.260 S$3.270
S$3.240 S$3.280
S$3.230 S$3.290
S$3.220 S$3.300
S$3.210 S$3.310
S$3.200 S$3.320
S$3.190 S$3.330
S$3.180 S$3.340
S$3.170 S$3.350
S$3.160 S$3.360
S$3.150 S$3.370
S$3.140 S$3.380

 

Notes:

  • Buy bids are limited up to the specified bids below the last done price
  • Sell bids are limited up to specified bids above the last done price
  • Price entered that is more than the specified bids from the last done price will be rejected unless you select the ‘force order’ option
  • Force key is granted to client at the sole discretion by the Company and trading representative
  • You will bear the risk of keying in undesirable price by mistake
  • For more details on minimum bid size, kindly refer to www.sgx.com

2014 trading holidays

Month Date Day Remarks
January 1 January 14
31 January 14
Wednesday
Friday
New Year's Day
Chinese New Year
April 18 April 14 Friday Good Friday
May 1 May 14
13 May 14

Thursday
Tuesday
Labour Day
Vesak Day
July 28 July 14 Monday Hari Raya Puasa
 August  9 August 14 Saturday  National Day
October 5 October 14
22 October 14
Sunday
Wednesday
Hari Raya Haji#
Deepavali
December 24 December 14
25 December 14
31 December 13
Wednesday
Thursday
Wednesday

Half-day close at 12.36pm
Christmas Day
Half-day close at 12.36pm

#As the following public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday will be a public holiday

 

All dates given here are correct at the time of posting. Some holidays may differ slightly and are subject to the local official announcement.

Trading abbreviations

These will appear in the “remarks” column on the trading platform.

Abbreviation Description
BI Buy-in only
CB Cum bonus
DL Delist
PL Pending listing
SU Suspense
CA Any combination of cum remarks
CD Cum dividend
CE Cum entitlement
CI Cum interest
CO Cum offer
CR Cum rights
H / TH Trading halt
J Adjust
XA Any combination of ex remarks
XB Ex bonus
XD Ex dividend
XE Ex entitlement
XI Ex interest
XO Ex offer
XR Ex rights




Important Notes

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