FAQ Q&A

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Global Trading

How do I trade foreign shares on KenTrade?
Both SGX and HKEx are available on the KenTrade trading platform via single sign in. The other global markets such as US, Thailand and Indonesia are available on the global trading platform.
What are the trading hours, settlement cycle for global exchanges?
You may refer to Quick view of exchanges page for the details.
How do I subscribe to trade on foreign markets?
You may refer to Account Opening FAQs to subscribe for global trading facilities.
Are the prices quoted real time?
Price quotes for global markets are delayed by 15 minutes.
What are the brokerage fees and charges to trade on foreign shares?
Please refer to your dealer’s representative for more information.
Can I use my local trust to settle foreign trades?
Yes. Please arrange settlement with your dealer’s representative to utilize your local trust to settle foreign trades.
Do you allow foreign currency settlement?
Yes. You can opt for foreign currency settlements by stating your settlement preference in your account opening form or pre- inform your dealer’s representative on settlement arrangement on account level.
Can I deposit foreign currency deposit into my trust?
Yes. You can have multiple currencies deposited in your trust account with Kenanga. Kindly make the necessary arrangements with your dealer’s representative in advance.
Will there be interest paid to my foreign currency deposit?
No. Interest will only be paid to local currency with trust balances exceeding RM1000.
Can I trade foreign shares using mobile application?
No. Please use PC based browsers to trade on foreign shares.
How is the foreign exchange rate being determined for my trades?
It will be based on the end of the day foreign exchange rate of your trade done as provided by our commercial bank.
Will I be notified on Corporate Actions of foreign shares?
Yes. Your dealer’s representative will notify on foreign Corporate Actions if your shareholding is cum entitlement.
How do I receive foreign share dividends?
The dividend payment will be credited into your trust account. Please contact your dealer’s representative for further assistance.