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EDITORIAL

Fees remain a problem even with smaller SGX lot sizes

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Next week, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) will reduce the standard board lot size of its listed securities from 1,000 units to 100 units.

GETTING retail investors interested in the local stock market through measures like smaller lot sizes is laudable. However, fees remain a problem. And there are bigger issues at stake.

Next week, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) will reduce the standard board lot size of its listed securities