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Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation Standards of Transaction Charge Discounts to Market Makers and Exchange Incentive Program Participants 

Announced Date: 2021.02.09 
Categories: Securities Exchange Market > Trading > Securities Transaction

Article 1
    These Standards are established in accordance with Article 6 of the Market Maker and Exchange Incentive Program Participant Regulations (these Regulations).

Article 2
    The Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) discounts for a market maker whose bid and ask quotes of the month conform to Article 4 of the Regulations the transaction charges of the month in respect of stocks designated by said maker (securities firm account: 555555-5), as below:
┌─────────────┬─────────────┐
│Monthly percentage trading│Transaction charge        │
│volume                    │discount of the month     │
├─────────────┼─────────────┤
│Less than 10%            │ 10%                     │
├─────────────┼─────────────┤
│10% or more              │Monthly percentage trading│
│                          │volume                    │
├─────────────┴─────────────┤
│Note: (Monthly percentage trading volume) = (Trading  │
│volume of the designated stock in the regular trading │
│of the market maker in the current month) ÷ (Total    │
│regular trading volume of the designated stock in the │
│current month). (Totally trading volume = (Buying     │
│volume + Selling volume)                              │
└───────────────────────────┘
    The monthly trading volume in the preceding paragraph does not include volumes of trades by the designated account alone or between the designated account and other accounts opened in the maker's name.
    For specific stocks, a 10% transaction charge discount is offered in addition to the discount in paragraph 1.

Article 3
    The TWSE discounts for a market maker whose bid and ask quotes of the month in respect of the designated specific stocks all conform to Article 4 of the Regulations the transaction charges of the month in respect of its proprietary trading account (securities firm account: 000000-0), as below:
┌─────────────┬─────────────┐
│Number of designated      │Transaction charge        │
│stocks whose market maker │discount of the month     │
│bid and ask quotes conform│                          │
│to requirements           │                          │
├─────────────┼─────────────┤
│5-9                       │5 %                      │
├─────────────┼─────────────┤
│10-14                     │10%                      │
├─────────────┼─────────────┤
│15-19                     │15%                      │
├─────────────┼─────────────┤
│20 or above               │20%                      │
└─────────────┴─────────────┘
    The transaction charges in the preceding paragraph do not include those of trades by the designated account alone or between the designated account and other accounts opened in the maker's name.

Article 4
    The TWSE discounts on a monthly basis the transaction charges of specific stocks designated by an exchange incentive program participant, as below (securities firm account: 555555-6):
┌──────────────┬────────────┐
│Average daily trading volume│Transaction charge      │
│                            │discount                │
├──────────────┼────────────┤
│100 or more trade units and │10%                    │
│less than 200 trade units   │                        │
├──────────────┼────────────┤
│200 or more trade units and │15%                    │
│less than 300 trade units   │                        │
├──────────────┼────────────┤
│300 or more trade units and │20%                    │
│less than 500 trade units   │                        │
├──────────────┼────────────┤
│500 or more trade units     │25%                    │
└──────────────┴────────────┘
    The average daily trading volume in the preceding paragraph does not include volumes of trades by the designated account alone or between the designated account and other accounts opened in the exchange incentive program participant's name.

Article 5
    These Standards shall take effect after having been submitted to and approved by the Competent Authority. Subsequent amendments thereto shall be effected in the same manner

Data Source:Taiwan Stock Exchange - Rules & Regulations Directory
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