Asked by Anonymous
Asked 2w ago
Quick question on lot size: if the minimum of lot size is 1000, can I buy 1500? Or it has to be a multiplier of 1000?
It wil largely depends on the market and company you invest into.
For Example, in US Market, it is trasacted in 1 unit, i.e. 1 lot = 1 unit.
For Taiwan Market, their stock are mainly traded in 1000 multiple.
For Japan and Hong Kong wise, it varies, it may be 1000, 2000, 100. So depends on the company it self.
For Malaysia and Singapore, it is in multiple of 100.
Top Contributor (Oct)
You don't need to buy a whole number of lots. However, the fractional lot of your order will be considered an 'odd lot' and traded seperately - odd lots tend to have less liquidity and you have slightly inferior price.
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The lot size has already changed to 100 min shares on the mainboard SGX. There is still the odd lots market that caters to those who want to trade in odd lots less that 100 shares.