Top 4 reasons to apply for Saxo Markets : 1)Saxo's parent company is Saxo Bank from Denmark, which is trusted by over 1 million clients worldwide 2) Competitive and highly transparent fees, with no inactivity fees, platform fees or custody fees 3) Earn up to 4.5%* interest on your account cash balance with more flexibility of your fund 4) Access over 125 exchanges worldwide including core and emerging markets such as US, Japan & Europe. There are over 71,000+ instruments at industry-leading prices across stocks, FX, bonds and commodities, etc. * Interest rates are indicative only and are subject to change in line with market conditions.
Min. Commission Fee Japan Stocks
Min. Commission Fee US Stocks
Min. commission Fee HK Stocks

All Details

Disclaimer: At, we strive to keep our information accurate and up to date. This information may be different than what you see when you visit a financial institution, service provider or specific product’s site. For any discrepancy in product information, please refer to the financial institution’s website for the most updated version. All financial products and services are presented without warranty. Additionally, this site may be compensated through third party advertisers. However, the results of our comparison tools which are not marked as sponsored are always based on objective analysis first.

Saxo Capital Markets Commission and Trading Fees

Saxo Capital Markets Charges Fees
Trading Fees HK Stocks: 0.03%; US Stocks: US$0.005/share
Custody Fees HK$0
Outgoing Stocks Transfer Fee €50 per ISIN

background image

Pros and Cons of Saxo Markets Investment Accounts


  • Access 19,000+ stocks and 3000+ ETFs across core and emerging markets on 40 exchanges around the world
  • A wide range of products available from stocks, ETFs, funds, bonds, options, futures, Forex, CFDs, options, listed options, etc.
  • Offshore account available even with Hong Kong address
  • No inactivity fees, no platform fees, no custody fees
  • Offer a 20-day free demonstration of the platform with a simulated US$ 100,000 account to practice with
  • Different platforms for users of different level of experience form beginners who are just trying out , to investors with some knowledge and advanced institutional traders


  • Trading fees are more expensive than other platforms (HK Stocks: HK$15; US Stocks: US$1)

Saxo Markets VS Interactive Brokers Investment Account

Saxo VS Interactive BrokersSaxo MarketsInteractive Brokers
Welcome OffersApply via MoneySmart before 30th April and receive an exclusive HK$1,000 cash reward if your 1-month assets reach HK$20,000Enjoy 3-month of free trial of IBKR Pro
HK Stocks Trading Fees HK$15Min: 0.015%
US Stock Trading FeeUS$1Min: US$0.0035
Minimum FundingLocal version HK$10,000; International version: US$2,000N/A
Offshore Account AvailableYesNo


What are the perks of opening a Saxo account through MoneySmart?

Apply via MoneySmart before 30th April and receive an exclusive HK$1,000 cash reward if your 1-month assets reach HK$20,000

Can I open an offshore account with Saxo?

Yes, you can open an offshore account with Saxo even with a Hong Kong address.