Streaming FAQ

What is “Streaming Quote”?

“Streaming” refers to the ability of a website to dynamically display market data. This feature allows investors to receive continuous updates on the streaming-enabled pages.

Real-time streaming quotes are available for Hong Kong, Singapore and U.S. stocks. You will need to subscribe to the service for respective markets and a monthly charge will be applied. For more information, please contact your Relationship Manager or visit any of our branches.

Are all fields supported by streaming quotes?

All data fields within “Watchlist”, “Top 20” and “Trade Overview” pages are enabled with the streaming functionality. All data movements are highlighted with yellow flashes.

How do I Activate/Deactivate streaming quotes?

The streaming-enabled pages such as “Watchlist”, “Top 20” and “Trade Overview” have the streaming function built in. A "Stream Prices" button on the top right corner of these pages will be displayed if you have subscribed streaming quote service for any market. You may click to activate the service and the data fields on the page will automatically refresh as updated data is served from the system.

Is streaming quote service available all the time?

Streaming quote service on DBS Online Trading Platform is available during market hours.

Why do some of the stocks under “Watchlist” and “Trade Overview” pages disappeared after I enabled the streaming price function?

Only the stocks in the market which subscribed with streaming quote service will be displayed after streaming prices function is enabled on the page. For those stocks in the market which streaming quote service has not been subscribed, the stocks will be hidden.