[Important] Our client support service hours will be changed from 9th August, 2021. Click here for details.

Special Notification

Our client support service hours will be changed from 9th August, 2021 as below:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Public Holiday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
(Closed on Saturdays and Sundays)
To ensure the security control for online trading services, Rakuten Securities Hong Kong has already implemented the two-factor authentication (2FA). Clients may choose to receive the one-time passcode (OTP) via SMS or use the Biometric method as the second factor authentication. For further details, please visit here.

The service of sending Email OTP, complementary to the SMS OTP, for login to Rakuten FX trading platform will be suspended effective from 1 August 2021. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
We will start accepting new open positions of TRY/JPY on Rakuten FX again from 28th June, 2021 (Market Open).

Please note below points:
1. Gross buy and sell amount of entry order and open positions of TRY/JPY will be up to 3 million
2. Initial margin for TRY/JPY will be changed from 5% to 10%
We, Rakuten Securities Hong Kong Ltd., terminated our services to provide Trading Station II (TSII) effective on 30 April 2021. For further details, please visit here.
We will disable "TLS1.0" and "TLS1.1" for accessing our Rakuten Securities HK Webpages and apps starting from 8th May, 2021. Only "TLS1.2" or above level will be allowed for accessing Rakuten Securities HK Webpages and apps due to internet security's concern. For further details, please visit here.
March is the end of financial year in Japan. There is possibility of increasing rollover charges of JPY related currency pairs due to the market trends. Please closely monitor your positions in your trading account.
Due to the coming US President inauguration held on 20 Jan 2021 (local time). You are advised to closely monitor your account statue, positions and ensure you have enough margin in the account to avoid unexpected forced liquidation.
Please be announced that we, Rakuten Securities Hong Kong Ltd., made decision to terminate our services to provide Trading Station II (TSII) effective on 30 April 2021. For further details on schedule and details, please visit here.
Low liquidity and wider spreads. In some cases, stop orders may be negatively slipped significantly due to market condition. Clients are advised to pay special attention to their existing open positions and keep sufficient funds in trading accounts to avoid any unexpected liquidation.
Due to US Daylight Saving Time ends on November 1 2020, the trading hours of Rakuten FX and Trading Station platforms have been adjusted.
Please contact us immediately, if you need any assistants on the trading platform, such as need assistant to log into the platform and/or need instruction for any functions on the platform. Rakuten Securities Hong Kong can be reached by phone(+852 2119 0116), by WhatsApp (+852 6547 2442), or by email (info@sec.rakuten.com.hk)
Uncertain situation in Turkish Lira (TRY) has led to excessively low liquidity and extremely wide spread on its related currency pairs. Their price update might stop at any time. We will stop accepting new open position and only accept close position, effective immediately until further notice. We strongly recommend you to pay special attention to relevant positions you are holding currently as well as funds in your trading accounts to avoid any unexpected liquidation.
^ Rakuten Securities was ranked as the world’s fourth largest retail forex broker by volume in Q3 2020 from Finance Magnates.
Ŧ Only available for clients who hold a Rakuten FX account.
¤ Fixed spreads are offered in Rakuten FX account during at least 95% of the time of the monthly core-time trading period (8am to 2am HKT of every trading day). However it is not guaranteed and it shall not apply to the extreme markets circumstances, include but not limit to low liquidity, high volatility, news events and public holidays. During extreme markets circumstances, spreads may widen beyond the offered spreads. Please always refer to the trading platforms for the most updated spreads.
ɞ Order execution rate is calculated based on the AS Streaming and Streaming trading orders in 10k or less order size with lower than 1 pip slippage setting in which were executed during the period between Jan 1 to Nov 1, 2017.
ʊ MARKETSPEED FX platform is the winner of “Online Forex Trading Platform” by Good Design Award in 2012.

To safeguard your trading account(s), you are highly recommended to set a strong password and change it regularly.

When executing customers’ trades, Rakuten Securities HK can be compensated in several ways, which include, but are not limited to: charging fixed lot-based commissions at the open and close of a trade, adding a markup to the spreads, acting as a counterparty in the transactions. As a result, Rakuten Securities HK’s interests may be in conflict with yours.

Rakuten Securities Hong Kong Limited (“Rakuten Securities HK” SFC CE Number: AIM232) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rakuten Securities, Inc. (*) Rakuten Securities, Inc., one of the major online brokers in Japan, founded in 1999, is a subsidiary of Rakuten Group, Inc. (TOKYO: 4755).
The risk of loss in leveraged foreign exchange trading can be substantial. You may not be suitable as you may sustain losses in excess of your initial margin funds. Leverage can work against you. Placing contingent orders, such as “stop-loss” or “stop-limit” orders, will not necessarily limit losses to the intended amounts. Market conditions may make it impossible to execute such orders. You may be called upon at short notice to deposit additional margin funds. If the required funds are not provided within the prescribed time, your position may be liquidated. You will remain liable for any resulting deficit in your account. You should therefore carefully consider whether such trading is suitable in light of your own financial position and investment objectives. Do not speculate with capital that you cannot afford to lose. If you decide to trade products offered by Rakuten Securities HK, you must read and understand the information and disclosure provided by Rakuten Securities HK. Rakuten Securities HK may provide general commentary which is not intended as investment advice and must not be construed as such. Seek advice from a separate financial advisor. Rakuten Securities HK and Rakuten Group assumes no liability for errors, inaccuracies or omissions; does not warrant the accuracy, completeness of information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. Read and understand the Terms and Conditions on Rakuten Securities HK’s website prior to taking further action.
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(*)Company Registration ID (in Japan): Kanto Local Finance Bureau (Financial Instruments Firms) No.195