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FX Option Trading

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on the dynamic FX market
Important Notes:
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FX Option is a derivatives product. The investment decision is yours but you should not invest in FX Option unless the intermediary who sells it to you has explained to you that the product is suitable for you having regard to your financial situation, investment experience and investment objectives.
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FX options are not equivalent to or alternative of time deposits. They are not protected deposits, and are not protected by the Deposit Protection Scheme in Hong Kong.
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Designed for experienced investors, Foreign Exchange Option Trading service enables you to capture potential investment opportunities regardless of the current state of the market, while hedging against any adverse movements in foreign exchange rates for your assets through a variety of FX options.

Investment Horizons - Up-to-date FX Market Information

Seize every potential opportunity in FX


Maximize Returns with FX Market Fluctuations:
FX Option Trading offer Call Options and Put Options. Regardless of how the market moves, customers can maximize their investment's returns by applying the right trading strategy through a good understanding of market trends
24-Hour Trading Service:
Our FX investment professionals are available 24 hours round-the-clock to execute your orders in the global FX market, as well as to provide you the latest FX market information
Leveraged Investment Services:
By opening an account with USD17,500 or more, customers can enjoy up to 14 times the amount of the deposit for FX Option Trading

 

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FX options are financial instruments that provide the buyer with the right, but not the obligation, to transact
Buyers can choose "to execute" or "not to execute" the right to purchase or sell a pre-defined amount of a currency at a pre-defined foreign exchange rate (the strike price), and make a profit from the spread between the strike price and market spot rate
Contract Tenor up to 1 year. Minimum Contract Amount: USD250,000 or equivalent in other currencies
Trading currency:
Select from a wide range of currencies including USD, AUD, GBP, EUR, JPY, CHF, CAD, NZD and CNH (Offshore Chinese Yuan)
Option Premium:
The amount of premium payable by the Option Buyer to the Option Seller as consideration for granting an Option
Cut-off Time:
Tokyo 15:00/New York 10:00/Hong Kong 11:15
Call Option:
A call option buyer has the right to buy the underlying currency at a pre-defined foreign exchange rate (the strike price)
Put Option:
A Put Option buyer has the right to sell the underlying currency at the strike price

 

4 Basic FX Option Trading

FX Option Trading
Potential Return
Potential Loss
Buy Call Option
Exchange Rate Difference – Option Premium (Unlimited)
Option Premium (Limited)
Sell Call Option
Option Premium (Limited)
Exchange Rate Difference (Unlimited)
Buy Put Option
Exchange Rate Difference – Option Premium (Unlimited)
Option Premium (Limited)
Sell Put Option
Option Premium (Limited)
Exchange Rate Difference (Unlimited)

 

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The above product is bound by the related terms and conditions. Please contact our staff for details.

Risk Disclosure

Investment involves risks. The prices of investment products fluctuate, sometimes dramatically, and may become valueless. Investors should not invest based on this website alone. Before making any investment decisions, customers should consult their own independent financial advisors and read the relevant offering documents for further details including the risk factors in order to ensure that they fully understand the risks associated with the investment products.

FX options are not principal-protected and are unlisted. There may not be an active or liquid secondary market. They are subject to the credit and insolvency risks of the Bank. If the Bank becomes insolvent or defaults on its obligations under this product, customers can only claim as an unsecured creditor of the Bank. Investing in FX options is not the same as investing in the reference currencies. FX options are not covered by the Investor Compensation Fund and may be early terminated by the Bank. The risk of loss in FX option trading can be substantial. Customers may sustain losses in excess of their initial margin funds. 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. A customer may be called upon at short notice to deposit additional margin funds. If the required funds are not provided within the prescribed time, the customer’s position may be liquidated. The customer will remain liable for any resulting deficit in the customer’s account. Customers should therefore carefully consider whether such trading is suitable in light of their own financial position and investment objectives. The maximum potential loss for an option seller is theoretically unlimited if the market movement is unfavorable to his position. Exchange rates are affected by a wide range of factors, including international finance, economics, politics, central banks and other bodies intervention and natural events, and may rise or fall rapidly.

RMB is subject to the PRC government's control (for example, exchange restrictions). Besides, there is no guarantee that RMB will not depreciate. If customers convert Hong Kong Dollar or any other currency into RMB so as to invest in RMB denominated investment products and subsequently convert the RMB redemption proceeds back into Hong Kong Dollar or any other currency, you may suffer a loss if RMB depreciates against Hong Kong Dollar or other currency.

Exchange controls or other monetary measures may be imposed by a government, sometimes with little or no warning. Such measures may have a significant effect on the convertibility or transferability of a currency and may have unexpected consequences for a FX Transaction that the Customer is holding.

Please refer to the risk disclosures in the specific documentation of these products before making a decision to invest using margin or leverage.


Disclaimer

This webpage does not constitute advice to buy or sell, or an offer with respect to any investment products. Any offer, invitation or recommendation to any customers to enter into any investment transaction does not constitute any prediction of likely future movements in prices of any investment products. This webpage and FX options above mentioned are issued by China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited which is a licensed bank regulated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. This webpage has not been reviewed by the Securities and Futures Commission or any other regulatory authorities in Hong Kong.

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