1. If you are a new user: please select a margin account when opening an account;
2. If you already have an ordinary account and want to open a margin account: you can upgrade your ordinary account to a margin account;
3. If you already have a margin account:
a. Margin trading: If you do not have sufficient funds when buying a stock, margin will be used by default;
b. Short selling: If you do not have a long position in a stock, you short sell it by selling it.
Special requirements for short selling of Hong Kong stocks: A special application is required for short selling of Hong Kong stocks. The picture below shows where you can apply. For details, please refer to the "Short Selling" page.