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Rakuten Securities, Inc. announced the establishment of its new subsidiary in Hong Kong

-Providing Bullion with the lowest level of spread in Hong Kong-

 
Hong Kong, March 1, 2019 – Rakuten Securities Hong Kong Limited (“RSHK”)’s parent company, Rakuten Securities, Inc. (“Rakuten Securities”), one of Japan’s major online brokers, is pleased to announce the establishment of its new subsidiary, Rakuten Securities Bullion Hong Kong Limited (“Rakuten Securities Bullion”), providing bullion investment service including gold and silver in Hong Kong.
 

This new establishment is Rakuten Securities’ second milestone in Hong Kong after the establishment of RSHK, a professional leveraged forex broker, in September 2015. Besides, Rakuten Securities Bullion is the fourth overseas business development project of Rakuten Securities.
 

Bullion, generally speaking, is one of the major safe-haven assets for trading as a mean of risk diversification. Rakuten Securities Bullion aims to launch its bullion investment service in second half of 2019 with 2 popular symbols (XAU/USD and XAG/USD) with the lowest level of spread in Hong Kong.
 

Rakuten Securities has expanded a professional leveraged forex service in Hong Kong and Australia by developing its offices in 2015 and 2016 respectively. In 2017, Rakuten Securities has established a joint venture company in Malaysia to provide an online trading service as the first completely online equity broker in Malaysia.
 

RSHK believes that establishing the new subsidiary will further increase the market share in Hong Kong and Rakuten Securities will keep expanding oversea business in the future.
 

About Rakuten Securities Hong Kong

 

Rakuten Securities Hong Kong Limited (“RSHK”) is a subsidiary of Rakuten Securities, Inc. (“Rakuten Securities”) which is one of the five largest forex brokers in the world^ and a pioneer in leveraged foreign exchange trading in Hong Kong. Its “Rakuten FX” trading platform is also popular in Japan.
 

Benefited by tremendous financial capacity and the cutting edge FinTech of Rakuten Securities, RSHK is proud to present an award-winning online forex trading platform – “Rakuten FX”. Its speedy execution, intuitive layout, and advanced analysis tools, definitely offers a brand new forex trading experience for Hong Kong traders.
 

Our Hong Kong office is conveniently located in Central, close to other major financial companies and organizations. It is easily accessible to the public and provides a welcoming atmosphere to anyone who wants to explore the world of forex trading. Our professional forex specialists are always willing to give aspiring traders demonstrations of our online trading platform.
 

RSHK is regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) in Hong Kong. It ensures our clients and their trading accounts are fully protected under Hong Kong’s legal jurisdiction.
 

About Rakuten Securities, Inc.

 

Rakuten Securities, Inc. (“Rakuten Securities”) is the securities division of Rakuten Group which operates as one of the Japan’s largest E-Commerce providers.
 

Rakuten Securities is one of a leading online brokerage company in Japan, founded in 1999. Rakuten Securities provides comprehensive financial brokerage services to over 3 million individual investors with wide range of asset products; including domestic and international cash equities, derivatives commodities, bonds, investment trusts, ETF, FX, etc. With Rakuten Securities’ strong foundation rooted in Japanese market, today our new mission in Japanese financial world is to welcome and promote various cross-border businesses to overseas investors.
 

Should you have any enquiries, please contact Rakuten Securities Hong Kong at (852) 2119-0116or email to info@sec.rakuten.com.hk.
 

Ends/Friday, March 1, 2019
Issued at HKT 15:30

^ Rakuten Securities was ranked as the world’s fifth largest retail forex broker by volume in August 2017 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). Spreads shown above and in our website are for reference only and are not guaranteed and may widen beyond the average spreads depending on the market volatility, especially under circumstances of extremely low liquidity, news events or public holidays. 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.
§ Rakuten Securities HK offers Trading Station platform through its partner FXCM.
Commission is charged per trade side on both open trade(s) and close trade(s). All commission fees may be subject to change from time to time without prior notice. Please always refer to the most updated Schedule of Standard Fees and Charges.
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, 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