Lunar New Year decoration for the Year of the Ox in Causeway Bay on February 5, 2021. Photo: Felix Wong Lunar New Year decoration for the Year of the Ox in Causeway Bay on February 5, 2021. Photo: Felix Wong
Lunar New Year decoration for the Year of the Ox in Causeway Bay on February 5, 2021. Photo: Felix Wong

Will the world’s third-largest equity market wither as Hong Kong’s trading cost rises 30 per cent from August 1?

  • The increase in stamp duty means traders will pay HK$600 (US$77.38) more for every HK$1 million in transactions
  • The stamp duty will rise to 0.13 per cent on every trade, effective August 1

Topic |   Hong Kong stamp duty
Lunar New Year decoration for the Year of the Ox in Causeway Bay on February 5, 2021. Photo: Felix Wong Lunar New Year decoration for the Year of the Ox in Causeway Bay on February 5, 2021. Photo: Felix Wong
Lunar New Year decoration for the Year of the Ox in Causeway Bay on February 5, 2021. Photo: Felix Wong
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