International Investments

More information - Singapore

International Trading

More Information - Singapore Stock Exchange

Please note that epic codes for all Singapore listed stocks are alphanumeric and stocks can be quoted in USD as well as S$.

Market opening hours

TIME ZONE

OPEN

CLOSED

GMT

01:00

09:00

BST

02:00

10:00

Local time Singapore

09:00

17:00

Ticks, Tolerance and Lots

When trading on the Singapore Stock Exchange you must be aware of tick sizes, tolerance levels and lot sizes.

Ticks

A tick size is the minimum incremental movement in the price of a stock. The minimum size of a tick is dependent on the current share price - see table below.

<0.20

0.001

0.20<2.00

0.005

>2.00

0.01

For example:

If ABC Plc is currently trading at S$2.50 - S$2.55 any limit order must be set at 2 cent increments.
Limit to sell at 2.50 - ok
Limit to sell at 2.505 - not ok
Limit to sell at 2.51 - ok
Limit to sell at 2.515 - not ok

Tolerance levels

A BUY limit order must be placed at the current offer price or down to a maximum of 6 ticks below the current offer price. If a BUY limit order is placed above the current offer price or greater than 6 ticks below the current offer price, the order will be rejected by the market/exchange.

A SELL limit order must be placed at the current bid price or up to a maximum of 6 ticks above the current bid price. If a SELL limit order is placed below the current bid price or greater than 6 ticks above the current bid price, the order will be rejected by the market/exchange.

Lot size

Singapore stocks can only be traded in lots of 1,000.

Types of Order

Only limit orders are permitted on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Settlement

Settlement on the Singapore Stock Exchange is T+3.

Settlement on the Singapore Stock Exchange along with an FX transaction is T+3.

Settlement in stand alone FX transactions is T+2.

Which account do I need to trade on the Singapore Market?

You can trade on the Singapore Stock Exchange with a Trading Account.