Important Notices


About Amendment Of Rules In Relation To Northbound Trading Of Stock Connect By China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) And Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE)

Please note that the CSRC, SSE and SZSE have announced their rule amendments (in Chinese only) in relation to restricting Mainland investors from Northbound Trading under Stock Connect with effect from 25 July 2022 (the Effective Date). 

The amendment restricts Mainland investors from Northbound Trading under Stock Connect from the effective date. 


Please note our arrangement as below:

  1. From 22 Jul 2022, new clients who are Mainland investors are restricted to BUY China Connect Securities through Northbound Trading. Only selling will be allowed.
  2. For existing Mainland clients who are registered to trade China Connect Securities through Northbound Trading: There will be one year transition period (from 25 Jul 2022 to 23 Jul 2023). During this period, clients can still buy and sell China Connect Securities through Northbound Trading until 23 Jul 2023 or any date notified by us (whichever is earlier).
  3. If you have not disclosed your Mainland investor identity to us, please contact your account executive to update your personal information, and stop buying any China Connect Securities through Northbound Trading from 25 Jul 2022.
    Mainland investors include: (a) individuals that possess Mainland ID documents; (b) holders of a joint account if one of the holders is considered as Mainland investor under (a); and (c) corporate or unincorporated entities which are registered in the Mainland.


Please refer to the relevant websites of the CSRC, SSE, and SZSE for details of these new requirements.

Please contact your account executive or our client services hotline +852 2136 1818 if you have any further inquiries.


Notification Email for Rejected Orders

In order to provide a better user experience to our clients, starting from 11 Jul 2022 (Mon), reminders on Rejected Orders* will be sent to clients who have opted-in notification email.


Should you have any questions, please contact your account manager or Client Service Hotline at +852 2136 1818.

*Only for Equities Orders in Hong Kong, A-shares and US Markets, as well as Hong Kong Stock Options Orders


Force Update of UTRADE HK App Old Versions

Force update will be scheduled on old versions of UTRADE HK App on 30 Jun (Thurs) for Version to and 8 Jul (Fri)  for Version to


For clients who have installed App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (AOS) on their devices, they can simply update the App by clicking the "Update" button.

For clients who haven't installed any of the App Stores mentioned above, they are required to download the App via


The Hong Kong Investor Identification Regime

Investor identification regime for Hong Kong securities market (HKIDR) is expected to be launched in the second half of 2022.

Clients are required to give their consent for transferring his/her personal data to the SEHK and the SFC in relation to securities
trading and IPO subscription.

Clients can now provide their consent via