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Trading Fees

Commission Rates and other client’s costs
Boursa Kuwait’s commission is calculated by taking the sum of all customer transactions at a specific brokerage firm per day, if the sum of the customer’s deals per day is less than 1,600KD, the calculated commission is 2KD. However, if the total transactions amount to more than 1,600KD per day, the commission is calculated as follows:
- 0.125% for the first 50,000KD of the total value of the customer’s deals.
- 0.1% for amounts over 50,000KD of the total value of the customer’s deals.
- Kuwait Clearing Company (KCC) fee’s amount to 500fils per deal, with exception for deals that amount to less than 50KD, in which no fees are charged.
Examples for calculating trading commission:
1. Suppose the following example of deals are done by the investor at a brokerage firm:

Share Type Quantity Price (fils) Value (KD)
Company A SALE 20 1060 21.2
Company A SALE 1 1060 1.06
Company B BUY 65 720 46.8

Total: 69.06

Boursa Kuwait’s Commission:
Total value of the client’s trade’s equals 69.06, which amounts to less than 1,600KD, as such Boursa Kuwait’s commission will amount to 2KD.
Kuwait Clearing Company (KCC) fees:
None, due to individual transactions amounting to less than 50KD.
The total commission:
2 KD

2. Suppose the following example of deals are done by the investor at a brokerage firm:
Share Type Quantity Price (fils) Value (KD)
Company A SALE 20 1060 21.2
Company A SALE 1 1060 1.06
Company B BUY 80 80 57.6

Total: 79.86

Boursa Kuwait’s Commission:
Total value of the client’s trade’s equals 79.86, which amounts to less than 1,600KD, as such Boursa Kuwait’s commission will amount to 2KD.
Kuwait Clearing Company (KCC) fees:
500fils, due to an individual transaction amounting to greater than 50KD.
The total commission:
2KD + 500fils = 2.500KD

3. Suppose the following example of deals are done by the investor at a brokerage firm:
Share Type Quantity Price (fils) Value (KD)
Company A SALE 20 1060 21.2
Company A SALE 1 1060 1.06
Company B BUY 2500 720 1800

Total: 1822.26

Boursa Kuwait’s Commission:
Total value of the client’s trades = 1822.26, which amounts to greater than 1,600KD, as such Boursa Kuwait’s commission will amount to the sum of the deal multiplied by (0.125%) as such, the trading commission will by calculated as follows:
1822.26 * 0.00125 = 2.278
Kuwait Clearing Company (KCC) fees:
500fils, due to an individual transaction amounting to greater than 50KD.
The total commission:
2.278KD + 500fils = 2.778KD