Opening Account

Bring along the following documents and come to our office in person and fill in the account opening form.

i. Individual/Joint account

  • Hong Kong Identity card or passport of the account holder(s) ; and
  • Address proof dated within the latest three months e.g. bills from public utilities, bank statement

ii. Corporate account

  • Certified true copy of Memorandum & Articles of Associations;
  • Board resolution(s) to open an account with Upbest and the appointment of authorized person(s) to operate the account;
  • Certified copy of Certificate of Incorporation;
  • Certified true copy of valid Business Registration Certificate;
  • Certified true copy of the latest audited financial report;
  • Certified true copies of Hong Kong Identity Card or passport of directors and the authorized persons;
  • Certified true copy of Company Address;
  • Register of Directors(s) and
  • Register of Shareholder(s).

Cash account holder(s) can place orders by phone after opening the account, Internet trading account holder(s) can trade via the internet trading platform after receiving our login and confirmation passwords within 2-3 working days. (Notice: Client can place orders after depositing enough cash. ) If there is any enquiry of account opening, please feel free to call our customer services hotline 25440827.

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Trading Info

Market Hours

Trading sessions Trading Hours
Pre-opening session 09:00 - 09:30
Morning session 09:30 - 12:00
Extended morning session 12:00 - 13:00
Afternoon session 13:00 - 16:00

There is no Extended Morning Session and Afternoon Session on the eves of Christmas, New Year and Lunar New Year. There will be no Extended Morning Session if there is no Morning Session.

The Pre-opening session is divided into four stages


Hong Kong Time
At-auction Order
At-auction Limit Order
09:00 - 09:15 Can input
Can amend
Can cancel
Can input
Can amend 
Can cancel
09:15 - 09:20 Can input
Cannot amend
Cannot cancel
Cannot input
Cannot amend
Cannot cancel
Hong Kong Time  
09:20 - 09:28 Trading orders will be lined up in sequence according to their categories (At-auction Order is in priority), price and time. The order will be closed sequentially starting from Indicative Equilibrium Price
Hong Kong Time  
09:28 - 09:30 All activities in the terminal system will be suspended until the start of the morning trading session

Transaction Procedures

The customers can place orders by contacting the broker directly using telephone. He can also call the customer service department or use the internet to enter orders.

Settlement Procedures

Settlement day of Hong Kong Securities market is the second working day after the transaction day (T+2).

If you have any enquiry regarding securities trading, please contact us by

telephone hotline 25440827



Buy &Sell Charges  
Brokerage (only for internet trade) 0.175% $50-Min 
Brokerage by phone 0.25% $100-Min
Stamp Duty $1/$1,000
Trading Fee 0.005%
Transaction Levy 0.0027%
Handling Fee $5.00 per Lot
  $2.00 Min
  $200 Max
Other Fee  
Withdrawal $5.00 per lot

Withdrawal odd lot

$30 per 10 certificates
(over 10 certificates $8 per certificate)

Transfer $5.00 per lot
Cash Offer $ 0.8 per lot 
Handling Fee 0.5 % on dollar
  $ 30 – Min
Handling Fee $ 1.00 per lot
  $ 30 – Min
S.I./I.S.I Charges - Per Stock Transaction $20.00
Dividend Charges  
Script Fee $1.5 per lot
Collection Charge Of HKSCC 0.12%
Handling Fee 0.5%
Dividend Claim Charges  
Dividend Claim $500 Max
  $200 Min
Handling Fee 0.5%
  $50 - Min
Stop Payment  
Bank Charge $100.00 per cheque
Handling Fee $50.00 per cheque


Subject to Change prior notice

Update  1/11/2014