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i*Trade@CIMB

 
 
i*Trade@CIMB is an online share trading service featuring a stock trading platform which allows you to view and trade in both Local and Foreign Stock Exchanges over the internet. Its enhanced features include:

 
  • The convenience of One ID login for access to six exchanges, namely Bursa Malaysia Securities (Bursa Malaysia), Singapore Exchange (SGX), Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) and New York Stock Exchange MKT LLC (NYSE MKT LLC).
  • A single trading limit for six stock exchanges.
  • Availability to select trade settlements in MYR or Foreign Traded Currencies at the point of trade execution at the Order Pad, with indicative foreign currencies exchange rates readily displayed for your convenience.
  • Allowing the trade and management of your trading account in real time from anywhere in the world.
  • Higher purchasing power of up to 3 times multiple on cash and 2 times multiple on share value pledged as collateral, including selected foreign shares.
  • Real-time portfolio management and client summary.
  • Availability of Good-Till-Date trading feature.
  • Availability of real-time market data subscription for foreign shares.
  • Exclusive access to CIMB Research website with comprehensive coverage of regional equities, economics and fix income reports.

The enhanced i*Trade@CIMB offers price feeds of six stock exchanges on one share trading platform. To give you the competitive advantage of making better and faster-informed decision, real-time market data is now available for subscription for the following Exchanges:

  • SGX
  • HKEx
  • NYSE
  • NASDAQ
  • NYSE MKT LLC

To subscribe, simply perform the following steps:

  • Login to i*Trade@CIMB
  • Select , click
  • Select and check on the Exchange(s) you wish to subscribe
  • Read, understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions
  • To continue, click
  • Select the subscription Package(s)
  • Upon completion of selection, click
  • View and confirm cart then click
  • Perform and complete payment at Online Payment with your preferred bank (CIMB Clicks/ Maybank2U/ FPX)
  • View your subscription status at .

Once you receive an email notification which confirms your subscription, you will be able to view real-time market data upon re-login at i*Trade@CIMB.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Subscription period is based on calendar month. For example, the subscription of one month package activated on the 15th August 2011 is only valid for the end of the calendar month, ie 31st August 2011.
To learn more about Market Data Subscription, click here.
Alternatively, you may email your enquiries to itrade@cimb.com or contact our Customer Service Representatives at +603 2261 0888.

There are a few ways to open an i*Trade@CIMB Online Trading Account:

1. For non-existing i*Trade@CIMB clients, please download and print the following forms:

Then complete & sign these forms in the presence of our Dealer’s Representatives or CIMB Bank Share Trading Centre Authorised Officers.

Note: In addition to the above forms, you will be required to open a Central Depository System (“CDS”) account. The CDS forms from Bursa Depository Sdn Bhd are available at our CIMB Investment Bank Head Office, CIMB Investment Bank branches and CIMB Bank Share Trading Centre branches nationwide. To locate your nearest branch, please click here

2. If you are an existing i*Trade@CIMB Online Trading Account client with facility to trade in Bursa Malaysia only, but is interested to start trading in Foreign Stock Exchanges such as SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC, please download and print the following forms:

Then complete & sign these forms in the presence of our Dealer’s Representatives or CIMB Bank Share Trading Centre Authorised Officers at any of our branches located near you.

3. If you are an existing i*Trade@CIMB Singapore [SG] Cross Border Trading client who wishes to continue trading in Foreign Stock Exchanges such as SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC via i*Trade@CIMB Malaysia [MY], please register via the following steps:

  • Login with your existing i*Trade@CIMB [MY] online User ID and Password at http://secure.itradecimb.com.my/.
  • Click and select .
  • Read, understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  • Click to continue
  • One you have accepted the Online Non-Ringgit Terms & Conditions at i*Trade@CIMB, your Non-Ringgit facility will be activated within an hour.
For more information, kindly contact our Customer Service Representatives at +603 2261 0888 or email us at itrade@cimb.com

To start trading, you have to be a registered i*Trade@CIMB user with an approved Online Trading Account with CIMB Investment Bank Berhad.Once your account is activated, you can start transacting your shares in Bursa Malaysia, SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC immediately.

We offer 2 trading options:

1.Online trading via i*Trade@CIMB.

  • View the Online Demo for a step-by-step guide.

or

2.Offline trading via phone order placemenat. You can do so by contacting:

  • Your dedicated Dealer's Representative or respective Central Dealing Team
  • Malaysia Night Desk Dealer Support at +603 2261 0777 (for NYSE, NASDAQ & NYSE MKT LLC night markets).

     

At i*Trade@CIMB, you can transfer funds from a selected banking account to your Trust Account or Multi Currency Trust Account (MCTA) maintained at CIMB Investment Bank Berhad.

To make an eDeposit to your Trust Account (MYR only):

  • Login to i*Trade@CIMB
  • Select , click
  • Click on button
  • Select your preferred bank
  • Key in deposit amount and click button
  • Key in your trading pin number and
  • Complete the transaction at the selected bank’s internet banking website (CIMB Clicks/ Maybank2U/ FPX)
  • View your deposit status at screen.

To make a foreign currency deposit to your MCTA, please contact your Dealer’s Representative or the Central Dealing Team to obtain an available MCTA number for remittance purposes.

At i*Trade@CIMB, settlement of your outstanding contracts for all six exchanges is easily available to you via eSettlement. The available payment modes are:

  • Setting off your outstanding contact amount against the Credit Balance in your Trust Account or proceeds from Contra Profit/ Dividend/ Credit Billing
  • Direct Online Payment via internet banking of selected banks.

To perform an eSettlement (in MYR only):

  • Login to i*Trade@CIMB
  • Select , click
  • Select the contract(s) you wish to settle
  • Select payment mode
  • Confirm entry to obtain a Reference Number
  • View your Settlement Status at screen.

To perform Foreign Stock Exchange trade settlements in the traded foreign currency, you may contact your Dealer’s Representative or Central Dealing Team to obtain the available Multi Currency Trust Account (MCTA) number before proceeding.

The trading hours and settlement due dates are as follows:

COUNTRY

Malaysia

Singapore

Hong Kong

USA

EXCHANGE

BURSA

SGX

HKEx

NYSE/ NASDAQ/ NYSE MKT LLC

 

 

9.00 am to 12.30 pm

 

2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

9.00 am to 5.00pm

 

 

9.30 am to 4.00 pm

9.30 pm to 4.00 am

 

10.30 pm to 5.00 am#

Trading hours*

 

 

Settlement due date

T+3

T+3

T+2

T+3

 

 

* Malaysia time zone

       

# Subject to daylight saving

     

 

1.The default settlement currency is MYR (if you wish to switch the settlement currency to a foreign currency of your choice, select the payment option at the Order Pad).

2. Change of Settlement Option is not permitted after trades are successfully matched.

3. Please ensure you have sufficient Trust Balance before selecting the preferred traded currency option as no partial settlement is allowed.You may check your MCTA balance by clicking on the icon and selecting or call your Dealer’s Representative for the shortfall settlement arrangement.

4. FCA(Foreign Currency Account–Direct Settlement) is applicable for crediting sales contracts to FCA account holders only.

 

For more enquiries on trading hours and settlement, kindly refer to our general FAQs here. 

1. What are the new features found in i*Trade@CIMB ?

  • Single user ID and password login to view and trade in six exchanges, namely Bursa Malaysia, SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC.
  • Single trading limit for both Local & Foreign Stock Exchanges.
  • Availability to select trade settlements in MYR or Foreign Traded Currencies at the point of trade execution at Order Pad. No subsequent call-in to Dealer’s s Representatives/ Central Dealing Team/ Call Centre is needed to instruct settlement currency of choice.
  • Indicative foreign currencies exchange rates readily displayed at the Order Pad for your convenience.
  • Real-time portfolio management for foreign shares.
  • Availability of real-time market data subscription for foreign shares.
  • Availability of Good-Till-Date trading feature.
  • Aggregated transactions displayed via Client Summary for foreign shares.
  • Multi Currency Trust Account balance displayed in Client Summary.

     

2. When will the enhanced Internet Share Trading service be made available on i*Trade@CIMB?

1 August 2011 onwards.


3. Do I need to open a new account again if I have an existing Cross Border Trading account?

No you don’t have to. However, to continue trading in Foreign Stock Exchanges such as SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC via the enhanced i*Trade@CIMB platform on 1 August 2011 (Monday) onwards, it is mandatory for you to complete a quick and simple online registration as follows:

  • Login with your existing i*Trade@CIMB [MY] online User ID and Password at http://secure.itradecimb.com.my/
  • Click and select .
  • Read, understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  • To continue, click
  • The Non-Ringgit facility will be activated 1 hour after you have accepted the Online Non-Ringgit Terms & Conditions at i*Trade@CIMB.
     

4. If I am an existing Cross Border Trading client, can I still access to the Cross Border Trading online facility at i*Trade@CIMB [SG]?

Yes, you are still able to access to the i*Trade@CIMB [SG] Cross Border Trading platform until further notice. However, you are not able to execute your transactions at i*Trade@CIMB [SG] Cross Border Trading platform with effect from 30 July 2011(Saturday) 12.00pm (Malaysia Time) onwards. To resume your online Cross Border Trading transactions, kindly go to i*Trade@CIMB [MY] and login with your existing i*Trade@CIMB [MY] User ID and Password to continue trading in Bursa Malaysia, SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC. For further details, kindly refer to Q3 above.


5. If I am an existing i*Trade@CIMB [SG] Cross Border Trading client, what will happen to my pending and good-till-date orders from 30 July 2011 (Saturday) onwards?

Orders which are executed via i*Trade@CIMB [SG] after trading hours on 29 July 2011 (Friday) for SGX & HKEx and/or on 30 July 2011 (Saturday) after 4.00am (Malaysia Time) for NYSE, NASDAQ & NYSE MKT LLC will be considered void. Please re-key in the orders via the enhanced i*Trade@CIMB [MY] platform on 1 August 2011 (Monday).


6. After the Cross Border Trading service has been integrated with the Internet Share Trading service on i*Trade@CIMB [MY] will there be any changes on realised gain/loss for my Bursa shares shown in My Portfolio?

Yes. Realised gain/loss ini*Trade@CIMB [MY] My Portfolio for Bursa shares will be shown in gross amount which excludes brokerage charges, clearing fees & stamp duty with effect from 30 July 2011 (Saturday) 12.00pm (Malaysia Time) onwards. To keep a record of your realised gain/loss of Bursa shares in your current portfolio, kindly extract the data by clicking icon at i*Trade@CIMB [MY] before the above-said period.


7. If I am an existing i*Trade@CIMB [SG] Cross Border Trading client, can I view the Average Purchase Price of my existing foreign shares at i*Trade@CIMB [MY]?

No. However, you can edit your foreign shares Average Purchase Price according to your preference by following the steps below:

  • Login with your existingi*Trade@CIMB [MY] online User ID and Password at https://secure.itradecimb.com.my.
  • Click and select .
  • Select counter and click on icon.
  • Click .
  • Select the order, edit Matched Price & Trans. Fee, then click .

     

8. Can I view my Multi Currency Trust Account (MCTA) balances via i*Trade@CIMB ?

Yes, you can view it at Report > Client Summary.


9.Can I view real-time price quotes and market data of Foreign Stock Exchanges such as SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC via i*Trade@CIMB?

Yes, you can view price quotes and market data for all Foreign Stock Exchanges but they are delayed at least 15 minutes. We do offer real-time market data for these 5 Foreign Stock Exchanges through our Market Data packages which you can subscribe to via i*Trade@CIMB.


10.How do I subscribe to real-time market data of SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC via i*Trade@CIMB?

You may subscribe to real-time market data of SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC with the following steps:

  • Login to i*Trade@CIMB
  • Select , click
  • Select and check on the Exchange(s) you wish to subscribe
  • Read, understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions
  • To continue, click
  • Select the subscription Package(s)
  • Upon completion of selection, click
  • View and confirm cart then click
  • Perform and complete payment at Online Payment with your preferred bank (CIMB Clicks/ Maybank2U/ FPX)
  • View your subscription status at .

Once you receive an email notification which confirms your subscription, you will be able to view real-time market data upon re-login at i*Trade@CIMB.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Subscription period is calculated based on calendar month. For example, the subscription of one month package activated on the 15th August 2011 will only be available until end of the calendar month, i.e. 31st August 2011.


11. What are the Market Data Subscription fees?

The subscription fees defer with each Exchange. Please login to i*Trade@CIMB and refer to the Package(s) under
(Please note that you will have to declare your status as a professional or non-professional and will be held accountable for all applicable penalties and/or the Exchange fees. There will be no refunds for the balance unused subscription period if you wish to terminate the services prior to the expiry date).


12. If I am an existing i*Trade@CIMB [SG] Cross Border Trading client, what will happen to my existing Market Data Subscription?

You can continue viewing your existing Market Data Subscription until the subscription period ends.


13. What should I do if I have questions on Market Data Subscription?

For further queries or more information, click here, email us at itrade@cimb.com or contact our Customer Service Representatives at +603 2261 0888.


14. What does “single trading limit” mean?

Single trading limit means that there is no ratio allocation (e.g.: 60%:40%) between trading in Bursa Malaysia and the Foreign Stock Exchanges. Your trading limit is shared among all six exchanges.


15. Will my trading limit be shown in respective foreign currencies for each Foreign Stock Exchange?

Yes. For example, trading limit in SGD will be shown when executing order for SGX; trading limit in USD for NYSE, NASDAQ & NYSE MKT LLC; and trading limit in HKD for HKEx.


16. Am I able to select my buy and sell trade settlements in MYR or Foreign Traded Currencies at i*Trade@CIMB Buy/Sell Order Pad? Do I need give phone instructions after selecting the options on the Order Pad?

Yes, you will be able to select the settlement option in either Malaysia Ringgit (MYR) or the traded currencies from your Multi Currency Trust Account (MCTA) at the Order Pad. For example, if you have purchased a stock listed in NYSE, you will have the option to select the settlement currency in either MYR or USD. You don’t have to call-in to confirm the settlement instruction.


17. How do I withdraw my foreign currency balances if I maintain my sales proceeds in MCTA or Foreign Currency Account (FCA) at the i*Trade@CIMB Order Pad?

You may email your foreign currency bank account details to your respective Dealer’s Representative or Central Dealing Team. Alternatively, you may also email us at itrade@cimb.com to provide us with your withdrawal instructions.


18.Who should I contact to place my phone orders in US markets?

You may contact our Malaysia Night Desk Dealer Support at +603 2261 0777 to place your phone orders in the NYSE, NASDAQ & AMEX night markets.


19.Is short selling allowed for Foreign Stock Exchanges?

No, short selling is not allowed in SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC. You will be notified with an error message when short selling is attempted.


20.Can I sell shares in odd lots for Foreign Stock Exchanges such as SGX, HKEx, NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSE MKT LLC on i*Trade@CIMB?

No, you would have to call your respective Dealer’s Representative, Central Dealing Team or the Malaysia Night Desk Dealer Support (for NYSE, NASDAQ & NYSE MKT LLC night markets only) to execute your odd lot buy and sell orders.

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