Common Stock

At a Glance

Invest in major global stock markets and choose from an array of instruments including common stocks, real estate investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, initial public offerings and secondary placements for potential capital gain and/or dividend payouts.

Ease of trading

Stocks are liquid and openly traded on the stock exchange

Price transparency

Stock prices are reflected in real-time, allowing investors to buy and sell at their desired price


You own a part of the company when you buy its shares. This allows you to benefit from the company’s growth and profit

Trade online with DBS Vickers today.

What are Equities

Equities refer to stocks of a company measured in number of shares. When you buy a company’s stocks you become a part owner, or shareholder, of the company. The term “equities”, “stocks”, “shares”, and “securities” are commonly used interchangeable and has the same meaning.

Shares are traded through a stock market. In Singapore, this refers to the Singapore Exchange (SGX).

Benefits of Trading with DBS Vickers

For Singapore market, your shares will be kept in CDP. Now you can monitor all your shares traded in SGX in your DBS digibank app through SGFinDex connection. For foreign stocks, your shares will be kept on-behalf of by DBS, one of the safest brokerage with credit rating of AA-.

Risks: This product introduction does not form part of any offer or recommendation, or have any regard to the investment objectives, financial situation or needs of any specific person. Before committing to an investment, please seek advice from a financial or other professional adviser regarding the suitability of the product for you and read the relevant product offer documents, including the risk disclosures, which can be obtained from DBS Vickers. If you do not wish to seek financial advice, please consider carefully whether the product is suitable for you.

Investing in common stocks involves risks, including but not limited to economic, market, and liquidity risks. To manage the risks, investors should keep abreast of economic and corporate developments and seek to understand the workings of such instrument and financial markets in general. To find out more, please contact our Investment Specialists.

How to Apply

To open Online Trading Account (Individual Account)

Open a trading account online anytime at your own convenience. Simply login via your DBS/POSB iBanking account to complete your application online.

If you wish to trade in the Singapore securities market, you’ll also need to open a Central Depository (CDP) account. If you do not own a CDP account, you may open one here before applying for a DBS Vickers Online Trading Account.

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