This article was written in collaboration with Futu SG. All views expressed in the article are the independent opinions of Sethisfy.com.
Sick of high investing fees but not sure where to start? This is a guide for you to using moomoo for do-it-yourself investing into exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Until 11.59AM 31st October 2023
31 days 6 hours 50 minutes 13 seconds left to grab this offer!
|Register and open account with this link||Reward 1|
Moomoo Cash Plus 5.8% p.a. Guaranteed Returns
(Max. cumulative of S$80K subscription, valid for 30 days – up to S$380 of returns!)
Deposit a cumulative amount of at least S$3,000 before 31/10/2023, 11:59 AM SGT & complete at least 3 buy trades before 07/09/2023, 11:59 AM SGT.
Maintain assets for 30 days
Receive 3 x 1-for-1 TSLA Fractional Shares worth around S$80
|Deposit a cumulative amount of at least S$10,000 31/10/2023, 11:59 AM SGT , complete buy trades and redeem rewards before 07/11/2023, 11:59AM SGT. |
Maintain assets for 90 days.
Receive 10 x 1-for-1 TSLA Fractional Shares worth around S$270
*Commission-free trading involves other fees
Invest in U.S. Stocks, ADRs, and ETFs at S$0* commission forever (SG residents trading in US markets)! Last updated 23rd September 2023.
Using the moomoo app
In the moomoo app, find Quotes in the bottom navigation row:
Over here, you will see the Watchlists tab, and you are free to add stocks to Starred so you can have easy access to things you wish to monitor. You can even add cryptocurrencies so you can just monitor everything in one app.
Use the Magnifying Glass on the top right of the page to find stocks. For instance, you can search for “STI” to find ES3 STI ETF which tracks the Straits Times Index, Singapore’s stock market index.
When you tap on it, you can see a range of information on the ETF such as performance. You can also explore the various tabs for this quote, such as Comments to discuss about the ETF, News to see… well, relevant news, and finally Summary to have a feel of what we are investing into.
When we buy ETFs, we are invested in a variety of stocks at a relatively small cost. For example, when we buy ES3 STI ETF, we can get diversification across Singaporean companies with a small capital outlay of $3.11 per unit (minimum 10 to purchase).
Tap the Trade button and you can set a target purchase price, or set it to MKT Price with the Crosshair so you can just buy the ETF at market rate. Select the QTY you wish to purchase. If you are setting a target price, you can either set it to expire on the day itself, or have it wait for the price to be reached with the Good-Til-Canceled option. As the name suggests, it will buy the ETF when the desired price is reached, or until you cancel it.
Once your order is successful, you’ll get an in-app notification. Congrats! You own a tiny, tiny fraction of Singapore’s stock market!
For demonstration purposes, I bought 100 units of the ES3 STI ETF for $310.99. When trading via moomoo, you will be charged a 0.03% commission of the transaction amount by FUTU SG, but there is a minimum S$0.99 commission. There is also a 0.03% platform fee with a minimum of S$1.50. This means that I paid $2.49 in fees, which is about 0.8% fee. That’s pretty cheap, and you can opt to purchase more per transaction to reduce the percentage further.
Now that you know how to buy ETFs via moomoo, do your own research on what are some ETFs you can invest in! I’ll be talking more about this topic in the near future, so subscribe to my Telegram to keep updated.
Investing involves risk and Sethisfy.com is not liable for any financial loss. You are encouraged to exercise due diligence when signing up for any financial product.
Keep up to date on the best cashback/mile cards, financial products, attractive deals, and more tips to maximise your financial wellbeing by subscribing to my Telegram channel.
Subscribe to the channel, then join the group chat. You would often benefit from the tips shared exclusively in the group chat!
Disclaimer: I may receive an affiliate/referral fee when you sign up for services/products on this site, and such fees keep the site running. I would only recommend services/products I would personally use or recommend to my own friends and family, but I do not provide any warranty or guarantee for the quality of these services/products. Thank you for supporting my site!
Please exercise due diligence when signing up for any service/product as I will not be liable for any personal loss, financial or otherwise. Content published here are my sole views and personal opnion, and none of the information here constitutes personal financial advice nor represents the views of my employer(s).