To invest, you need to open a brokerage account (also known as trading account or simply a broker) with a brokerage firm.
Brokerage firms act as intermediaries between investors and the stock exchange.
In exchange for their work, brokers charge a commission fee.
Here are some examples of brokerage firms available for investors in Singapore:
- DBS Vickers Securities
- CGS-CIMB iTrade
- FSMOne Fundsupermart
- KGI Securities
- Lim & Tan Securities
- Maybank Kim Eng
- OCBC Securities
- Phillip Securities
- RHB Securities
- UOB Kay Hian
There are no restrictions to the number of brokerage firms you can open an account with.
To find out about the cheapest and best brokerage accounts in Singapore, you can jump in here.
On top of a brokerage account, you require a CDP account if you wish to be a shareholder of Singapore-listed shares.
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