Securities Lending and Borrowing

In the past, only investors could borrow stocks from brokers.To enhance market liquidity, the TWSE has launched new guidelines for securities lending and borrowing on February 1, 2016. Investors are now allowed to not only borrow stocks from brokers but also lend their stocks to brokers for profits.

Earn extra incomes by lending idle stocks

Securities lending provides you with the opportunity to earn extra incomes on your idle stocks.

Short selling without compulsory short-covering

In addition to traditional securities trading, customers have the option to borrow stocks for strategic transactions such as short selling, hedging, and arbitrage trades.