Best Huatai International Online Brokerages in Hong Kong 2023

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About Huatai International Securities

Founded in 1991, Huatai International Securities is a leading securities group worth billions of dollars. It is also listed on the Shanghai, Hong Kong and London Stock Exchange. Huatai Financial is licensed under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO) to carry on Type 1 (dealing in securities), Type 2 (dealing in futures contracts), Type 4 (advising on securities), Type 6 (advising on corporate finance) and Type 9 (asset management) regulated activities.

Key Features of Huatai International Securities

Members enjoy 0 commissions

Huatai International Securities offers 3 tiers of membership levels. New users applying via MoneySmart can enjoy a 30-day V2 membership valued at HK$78, which offers 0 commissions, 0 platform fees for HK and US stocks, and 0 HK IPO subscription fees, which can effectively push down your costs.

Margin ratio up to 98%

Enjoy a maximum margin ratio up to 98% for selected HK IPOs - which could maximize your returns.

Personalized investment portfolios

Enjoy personalized investment portfolios through Robo-advisory service "Letou" to diversify your portfolio and maximize returns.

Earn interests from stocks

Earn extra income by receiving interests automatically generated from stocks.

Open account in 3 minutes

Enjoy the convenience of opening an account on the mobile app in 3 minutes.

Enjoy a number of ways to fund your account easily

You can make use of different ways to fund your account including eDDA, FPS, bank account transfer.

Huatai Fees & Charges

Huatai Fees & Charges (Non-Members)HK Stock Trading US Stock Trading
Online Commissions Charges (ZhangLe Global)0.029% of transaction amount (Min: HK$2.9)US$0.039/share (Min: US$0.99)
Online Commissions Charges (Non ZhangLe Global)0.15% of transaction amount (Min: HK$100)US$0.01/share (Min: US$5)
Custody FeeHK$0HK$0
Physical Scrip DepositHK$5/Transfer DeedHK$5/Transfer Deed
Physical Scrip WithdrawalHK$5/Board Lot (Min: HK$50)HK$5/Board Lot (Min: HK$50)
Cash Dividend Collection Fee0.25% of dividend collected (Min: HK$30; Max: HK$20,000)0.25% of dividend collected (Min: HK$30; Max: HK$20,000)
Scrip Dividend Collection FeeHK$1/board lot (Min: HK$ 25)HK$1/board lot (Min: HK$ 25)

How to open the Huatai International securities account?

Just follow the account opening procedures below to open your Huatai International account!

Step 1

Register your account

Download ZhangLe Wealth apps to start the registration. You will be required to verify your mobile phone number and select the country you wish to open the account from.

Step 2

Enter your personal particulars

Fill in your personal information, including your name, date of birth, email address, HKID and address and update the required documents e.g. ID copy and recent proof of address.

Step 3

Fill in your occupation and income details

Enter your occupation details which include your employer details, title and income, etc.

Step 4

Enter details about your investment

Input the details about your investment, including objectives, risk acceptability, trading frequency. You are also required to declare your identity and fill in forms and disclosures.

Step 5

Verify your identity

Fund HK$10,000 to your account either by bank transfer or sending a check to the Huatai office. You can also verify your identity by visiting its office in person.


How do I become Huatai V1, V2 and V3 members?

In order to become Huatai V members, you need to pay a monthly fee. V1 (HK$8/month) is the lowest tier and V3 (HK$88/month) is the highest tier.

Is grey market trading available in Huatai?

Yes, grey market trading is available in Huatai.

Is odd lot trading available in Huatai?

Yes, odd lot trading is available in Huatai.