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(1) Introduction

The purpose of this Manual is to provide guidance and easy references to Clients using the Online Trading service. It covers the basic functions for the online securities trading and account management.

(2) System Requirements

See System Requirements.

(3) Cautions

In order to prevent unauthorized access to Client's Online Trading account, Client must keep Client's ID and PIN in strict confidential and should not disclose such information to any third party.

After Client has finished using the system, remember to logout.

(4) Login

Before login to the online dealing system, make sure that Client has a set of ID and PIN. It is because Client cannot enter the system without any one of them.

4.1. Enter the login page (figure 4.1)

4.2. Enter “ID” and “PIN” to login the Online Trading service


(figure 4.1)

4.3. Client can now go to the Online Trading page. (figure 4.2)


(figure 4.2)

(5) Market Quotes

Client can get the Market Quote of Hong Kong Stock Market by this function in the top right corner by entering stock number in the “Stock Code” Field and click “Search” (see figure 5.1). The price quote information will be displayed accordingly. (see figure 5.1)


(figure 5.1)

Client may view the chart of the stock information by clicking “Chart” on the top. (see figure 5.2)


(figure 5.2)

(6) Order Types

See Order Types.

(7) Order

Client can place orders by the bottom part of the page. (see figure 7.1)


(figure 7.1)

7.1 Buy Order

Click “Buy” Button to place a buy order, input below information and click “Proceed” button in the buy ticket (see figure 7.2)


(figure 7.2)

7.2 Sell Order

Click “Sell” Button to place a sell order, input below information and click “Proceed” button in the sell ticket (see figure 7.3)


(figure 7.3)

Remarks:

Order will not be proceed if the followings occur

Clients will be forced to log out the system when one tried 3 attempt failure on trade password consecutively.

7.3 Order Confirmation

A “Confirm” Ticket (see figure 7.4) will be generated from the system after Clients have clicked “Proceed” in the buy/sell order, Client should verify the information, enter password, click “Confirm” to proceed and “Cancel” to cancel the order.


(figure 7.4)

7.4 Order Enquiry

Client can check the order by tapping the “Order” Page. (see figure 7.5)


(figure 7.5)

Client can also double click the order and view the detailed order status in the pop-up window. (see figure 7.6)


(figure 7.6)

Definition of Order Status

Types of Order Status

Description

Amendment Failed

  • The outstanding quantity of the Partially Filled order is still queuing with the original order price as the modification is rejected or unsuccessful.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval is rejected.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override is rejected.
  • The order is still processing with the original order price & quantity as the modification is rejected or unsuccessful.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval is rejected.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override is rejected.
  • The order is still queuing with the original order price & quantity as the modification is rejected or unsuccessful.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval is rejected.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override is rejected.

Amendment Received

  • The order is still pending as the previous order modification or cancellation is unsuccessful and this order is being modified or cancelled again.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval is successful.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval fails.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override is successful.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override fails.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval fails.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override fails.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval is successful.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval and the approval fails.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires override.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and is being overrided.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override is successful.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires override and the override fails.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled.

Approval Required

  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval.
  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and requires approval.
  • Order requires approval.

Approving

  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and is being approval.
  • Queuing order is being modified or cancelled and is being overrided.
  • Partially Filled order is being modified or cancelled and is being approval.
  • Order is being approval.

Cancelled

  • Order is cancelled.
  • Order is cancelled by Bulk Cancel.
  • Order is cancelled by Cross Broker Bulk Cancel (AMS2 terminal).

Fully Matched

  • Order is totally filled.

Fully Matched (Amendment Failed)

  • Order is fully filled and cannot be modified

Mkt Close Cancel

  • Order is cancelled by the Online Trading service after market close.

Override Required

  • Order requires override.

Overriding

  • Processing order is being modified or cancelled and requires override.

Partially Cancelled

  • Order with partially filled is cancelled.

Partially Matched

  • Order is partially filled and outstanding quantity is queuing at the market.

Processing

  • Order is queuing to send to OG (pending order) or queuing to fire (program order)
  • Order is queuing in PTE as it is out of 24 spreads or better price.
  • Order requires approval and the approval is successful.
  • Order requires approval and the approval fails.
  • Order requires override and the override is successful.
  • Order requires override and the override fails.

Processing/Queuing/Partially Matched (depends on previous status)

  • Order is warning.

Queuing

  • Order Update for modification or cancellation of Queuing order.
  • Order is placed in HKEx.

Received

  • Order sending from client to server.
  • Order is waiting / pending for the Online Trading service to process.

Rejected

  • Order requires approval and the approval is rejected.
  • Order requires override and the override is rejected.
  • Order error for some reason (Online Trading service or HKEx error) - including rejected by both system & HKEx. eg. Stock is suspended; Function not allowed (modify/cancel); Order type not permitted; Order placed during mkt close to mkt close + 15 min.
  • Order is rejected. eg. Invalid price for ELO/SLO new order; Modify the order with better price.

7.5 Order Cancellation

Client can cancel a queuing order by simply clicking the “Cancel” button. (see figure 7.7)


(figure 7.7)

A “Cancel” Ticket (see figure 7.8) will be pop-up and ask for Clients' confirmation, enter password, please click “Proceed” or “Cancel” for the order cancellation.


(figure 7.8)

7.6 Order Amendment

Client can cancel a queuing order by simply clicking the “Amend” button. (see figure 7.9)


(figure 7.9)

A “Amend” Ticket (see figure 7.10) will be pop-up and ask for Clients' confirmation, please input the “New Price” and “New Quantity”, enter password, click “Proceed” or “Cancel” for the order amendment.


(figure 7.10)

(8) History Enquiry

8.1 Order History Enquiry

Clients can check the order history in the “Order” page. Client can also click the order in the order book to view the full detail in the pop-up window. (see figure 8.1)


(figure 8.1)

8.2 Transaction History Enquiry

Clients can view the transaction history in the “TXN. History” page. (see figure 8.2)


(figure 8.2)

Remarks:

(9) Securities Movement & Cash Movement

9.1 Securities Movement

Client can view the "Securities Movement" history for the stock(s) which will be settled. (see figure 9.1)


(figure 9.1)

9.2 Cash Movement

Client can view the "Cash Movement" history for the cash which will be settled. (see figure 9.2)


(figure 9.2)

Remarks:

(10) Account Portfolio

Clients can click “stock Portfolio” to view the most up-to-date account information


(figure 10.1)

Items definition in “A/C Portfolio” as follow:

Items

Description

Usable Fund

Usable Fund

Bank Avail. Balance

Available bank balance at the settlement account

Avail. Sales Proceed

Available Sale Order Balance

Fund On-Hold

Cash On Hold

Today Bought

Total amount of buy order today

Today Sold

Total amount of sell order today

Portfolio’s Ref. Value

Total Portfolio Value as at last trade day

Remarks:

(11) Others

How to change the login password or trade password?

See Frequently Asked Questions.