American / Global Depository Receipts

At a Glance

American Depository Receipts (ADR) or Global Depository Receipts (GDR) are certificates issued by a depository bank that represents a specified number of shares in a foreign company. ADRs listed on the SGX gives investors access to these instruments during Asian trading hours. GDRs listed on SGX allow a foreign company whose shares are already listed in its home country to raise funds on the SGX.

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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 ADRs/GDRs involves risks, including but not limited to economic, market, and liquidity risks. ADR/GDR holders also face risks associated with international investing, liquidation and receivership risks, and risks related to parties involved in the ADR/GDR. 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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