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Dec 20, 2022--HKEX has announced that the trading fee will be changed to a flat percentage of 0.00565% from the HKD 0.50 + 0.005% scheme. It will take effect on January 1, 2023.
Apr 4, 2022--The new Investor Identification Regime will come into effect for the Hong Kong Market, a signed consent formmust be completed as soon as practicable or COL is required to suspend buy orders for the Hong Kong Market. If you do not intend to trade instruments listed on the HKEX, then you do not need to complete this.
Dec 28, 2021--For the Hong Kong Market, a new fee is imposed by the exchange. It is the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Transaction Levy. It will come into effect January 1, 2022. It is 0.00015% applied on the gross value of the transaction.
Oct 15, 2021--Webtrader has been discontinued. Please use TWS, HandyTrader and TabletTrader for Global Access.
July 10, 2019--The phone number of the official COL hotline has been changed. We have moved to a new mobile provider in order to serve our valued customers better. The new official mobile hotline for Viber and Whatsapp calls or texts is (852) 68226749 . Please ensure that if anyone contacts you on VIBER or WHATSAPP claiming to be from COL must originate from this phone number. COL will not ask for your user name or password and you should never disclose it to anyone.
March 15, 2018--In order to increase the security for your COL Global Access accounts, COL is implementing 2-factor authentication for all COL Global Access accounts. Download the security token app HandyKey on youriOS device or your Android device. You can find a step-by-step guide here. This will be mandatory by the 20th of March 2018, and accounts that have not enabled HandyKey will be restricted until it is activated.
August 15, 2016--We are pleased to announce the availability of an integrated demo for those considering opening an account to try out COL Global Access TWS. Just install the TWS and click on the demo link at the login prompt.
July 29, 2016 -- We are aware of a technical issue that is preventing the TWS from starting up. Please download the latest versionand reinstall it.
March 23, 2016 -- Starting July 1, 2016, COL Global Access requires a minimum account balance (cash and stock) of USD1,000. For those whose account balances fall below, a monthly fee of 1 USD will be charged. For a period of 6 months, COL will refund this fee to give ample time for you to increase your account equity or to close your account.
February 24, 2016 -- The TWS will be updated from JNLP launcher version to a standalone installed software suite. The JNLP version will be discontinued by March 1, 2016. To avoid interruption, kindly install before then. It can be downloaded from here.
December 15, 2015 -- Due to the ongoing implementation of the FATCA, Individual and Joint account holders must confirm their existing information and provide some additional information. Accounts may be suspended from initiating buy orders until this is performed. It will take at least one (1) business day to reactivate a suspended account, so we strongly encourage you to perform the confirmation before the computer system does the automatic suspension. We have a step-by-step guide here.
July 1, 2015 -- Pricing for Self-Directed Accounts for US Equities will be lowered from 0.0175 per share to 0.01 per share.
April 1, 2015 -- iWeb Support has been discontinued. Kindly go to the iWeb Migration Support page and follow the steps required if you wish to move to COL Global Access and continue having online access to your account.
March 24, 2015 -- Currently, our focus is to migrate our valued customers to COL Global Access. Even though we have received the completed Market / Margin Activator form, we will communicate with you in due time to explain the risks and assess the suitability with you. All accounts will start with Hong Kong Market only and be a Cash-only account. We foresee margin activations as soon as the 2nd week of April.
Also, in response to the feedback that we have received, we have amended the Market/Margin Activator Form. Kindly re-download here.
Global Access TWS Installer
Our advanced trading platform for PCs and Macs. It will install its own Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and update automatically with every new software release.
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