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Admiral Markets expands APAC equities offering to Chinese shares and share CFDs!

October 28, 2019

In the third stage of our Asia Pacific equities expansion, Admiral Markets is pleased to share that we are now offering Chinese ADRs via shares and share CFDs in our MetaTrader 5 accounts!

This marks the third market covering Asia Pacific stocks and stock CFDs, with the total offering including:

  • Top Australian bluechips from the ASX 200 index, released on October 14
  • Nearly 200 shares from the Tokyo Stock Exchange, released on October 21
  • Over 100 Chinese ADRs, traded on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange

What are ADRs?

ADRs, or American Depository Receipts, are negotiable instruments issued by US depository banks that evidence ownership of shares in non-US corporations, and are tradable via US exchanges, such as the Nasdaq and NYSE.

Prior to 1990, most ADRs were issued for companies from developed courtiers, such as

the UK, Australia, and Japan. However since 1990, more and more firms from emerging

countries such as Chile, Mexico, Brazil, India and China have started issuing ADRs, and emerging economies accounted for one third of the total ADRs in circulation by the end of 1990s.

Which ADRs can clients access with Admiral Markets?

In this latest expansion, the total number of Chinese ADRs offered as stocks and stock CFDs will increase to over 100. Just some of these include the following internationally recognised companies:

  • Baidu Inc
  • Inc
  • NIO Inc
  • Alibaba Inc
  • Inc
  • iQIYI Inc
  • Pinduoduo Inc
  • International Ltd
  • Qudian Inc
  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group
  • Vipshop Holdings Ltd

How can you trade and invest in Chinese ADRs?

As of October 28, 2019, these instruments are available for trading via our Admiral.MT5 and Admiral.Invest accounts.

With our Admiral.MT5 account, you can access 4,000+ of the world's top markets via CFDs (contracts for difference), including:

  • 157 Australian share CFDs
  • 196 Japanese share CFDs
  • 48 CFDs on Chinese ADRs

Just some of the benefits of trading with an Admiral.MT5 account include deposits from just $200; access to MetaTrader 5, the world's most powerful trading platform; low trading costs with typical spreads from 0.6 pips and commissions from $0.01 per share; access to advanced analytics tools, like Admiral Markets new Premium Analytics portal.

With our buy-and-hold Admiral.Invest account, you can invest in thousands of shares from 15 of the world's largest exchanges, including:

  • 151 Australian shares
  • 196 Japanese shares
  • 56 Chines e ADRs

With deposits from just $1, commissions from $0.01 per share and investing available entirely online via MetaTrader 5 for desktop, the MT5 phone app and the browser-based MetaTrader WebTrader, investing in shares has never been more accessible.

To start trading and investing, simply click the banner below to open a trading account today!

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