Transaction, Clearing and Delivery Charges

DGCX Transaction Charges (USD per contract per side)

Contracts Trade VAT* Clearing VAT* SCA** Total
1. All Contracts except contracts mentioned in points 2 to 9. 0.35 0.0175 0.14 0.007 0.03 0.5445
2. DINR Options Contract  (DINRO) 0.1 0.005 0.14 0.007 0.03 0.282
3. Mini INR Futures Contract (DINRM) 0.04 0.002 0.04 0.002 0.006 0.09
4. Mini WTI Futures Contract (DWTIM) 0.15 0.0075 0.05 0.0025 0.006 0.216
5. Indian Rupee Quanto Futures Contract (DINRI) 0.06 0.003 0.05 0.0025 0.006 0.1215
6. Single Stock Futures Contracts (SSF)** 0.15 0.0075 0.14 0.007 0.006 0.3105
7. Shari’ah Compliant DGCX Spot Gold Contract (DGSG) 13 0.65 2 0.1 0.03 15.78
8. USD/CNH Futures Contract (DUSDCNH) 0.15 0.0075 0.05 0.0025 0.03 0.24
9. India Gold Quanto Futures Contract (DIG) 0.55 0.0275 0.14 0.007 0.03 0.7545
All Block Trades and Asset Allocation Trades will receive a 50% Trade Fee Discount on the DGCX Trade Fees above
**SCA fees are subject to the value of the Contract. In the event that the contract value exceeds USD 10,000, the SCA fee applicable shall be USD 0.03. 

DCCC Delivery and Settlement Charges (USD per contract per side)

Contracts Fee VAT* Total
1. All Contracts except contracts mentioned in points 2 to 5.  0.25 0.0125 0.2625
2. USD/INR Futures Contract (DINR), DINR Options Contract (DINRO), USD/ZAR Futures Contract (DUSDZAR), Gold Futures Contract (DG), Silver Futures Contract (DS), India Gold Quanto Futures Contract (DIG), Copper Futures Contract (DCU), WTI Futures Contract (DWTI), & Brent Futures Contract (DBRC) 0.15 0.0075 0.1575
3. Single Stock Futures Contracts (SSF), USD/CNH Futures Contract (DUSDCNH) & Mini WTI Futures Contract (DWTIM) 0.05 0.0025 0.0525
4. Indian Rupee Quanto Futures Contract (DINRI) & Mini INR Futures Contract (DINRM) 0.01 0.0005 0.0105
5. Shari’ah Compliant DGCX Spot Gold Contract (DGSG) 5 0.25 5.25

DGSG Spot Gold Delivery and Handling Costs charged directly by Service Providers (USD)

Description Rate per KG Minimum (USD)
Acceptance OR Release (either full release or part release) per transaction 1.25 25
Storage (per day) 0.1 10
Transportation (per shipment) 1 75

Charges for Overnight Funds Settlement Shortage**

Penalties for Overnight Funds Settlement Shortage 36% per annum
1. If shortage occurs for more than 2 days, the penalties are doubled from the first day of the shortage.
2. If shortage occurs on more than 3 occasions in a calendar month, the penalties are doubled for any additional incidents occurring in the same calendar month.

*Over and above the penalty charges, DGCX/DCCC may initiate actions including withdrawal of Trading Rights, Close Out of Open Positions, levy of any other additional charges.

**5% VAT will apply to all fees for applicants/members domiciled within the UAE. VAT will be zero-rated for applicants/members domiciled outside the UAE.

Connectivity and Co-location related Fees

User Access Charges (Per Month)

Description Charges (USD) VAT (USD)* Total (USD)
EOS Admin ID (SA, CRU, TRU, MA, TSU) ‐ First 3 IDs waived 125 6.25 131.25
EOS Trader ID (first 3 IDs free) 15 0.75 15.75
FIX ID (first 3 IDs free) 35 1.75 36.75
Drop Copy ID's (1 ID each is free at CM and TM level) 250 12.5 262.5
Data Feed Full Market Depth - POBE ID 200 10 210
Risk managed Intermediated Direct Market Access - RDMA (Includes upto 3 EOS Trader IDs, 3 FIX IDs, 1 Drop Copy ID & 3 Admin IDs) 500 25 525

Colo Server Charges - Members (USD)

Description Charges VAT* Total
4 U shared rack space to host max 2 rack mount Servers per month** 1,500 75 1,575
6 U shared rack space to host max 2 rack mount Servers per month** 2,500 125 2,625
Half Rack Space per month** 3,500 175 3,675
Full Rack Space per month** 6,500 325 6,825
One Time Installation Support (4 U rack space) 1,000 50 1,050
Internet IPSec additional 2 Mbps per month 500 25 525
10Gbps Fiber Cross Connect per month 2,000 100 2,100
One Time Installation Support for 10Gbps Fiber Cross Connect 3,000 150 3,150

**Includes: 2 Mbps Internet Bandwidth (with redundant path) ‐ IPsec tunnel for remote management and Limited Remote Hand Support

Vendor-related Fees

DGCX Data Feed (USD)

Quote Vendor (QV) and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Monthly Charges VAT* Total
Level 1 Data - Touch Line (QV) per subscriber 25 1.25 26.25
Level 2 Data - Best Five Market Depth (QV) per subscriber 50 2.5 52.5
Data Feed Full Market Depth - POBE (QV) per subscriber 200 10 210
Data Feed Full Market Depth - POBE (ISV) per member/client 200 10 210

Annual Vendor Fees (USD)

Description Charges VAT* Total
Independent Software Vendors (ISV) 1,000 50 1,050
Info Vendor 1,000 50 1,050

*5% VAT will apply to all fees for applicants/members domiciled within the UAE. VAT will be zero-rated for applicants/members domiciled outside the UAE.

DGCX Membership-related Fees

Membership Fees (USD)

Fees Description Amount VAT* Total
One‐time Membership Application Fees 1,000 50 1,050
One‐time Admission Fee for Broker Member 150,000 7,500 157,500
One‐time Admission Fee for Trade Member 60,000 3,000 63,000

Annual Membership Fees (USD)

Membership Type DGCX DCCC Total VAT* Total with VAT
General Clearing Member
Active 6,000 2,000 8,000 400 8,400
Active (Clearing Only) - 8,000 8,000 400 8,400
Inactive 8,000 2,000 10,000 500 10,500
Direct Clearing Member
Active 5,000 2,000 7,000 350 7,350
Inactive 6,000 2,000 8,000 400 8,400
Trade Clearing Member
Active 4,000 2,000 6,000 300 6,300
Inactive 6,000 2,000 8,000 400 8,400
Trade Member
Active 4,000 - 4,000 200 4,200
Inactive 6,250 - 6,250 312.5 6,562.50
Broker Member (Non-Clearing with SCA license)
Active 5,000 - 5,000 250 5,250
Inactive 7,500 - 7,500 375 7,875

Membership Administration Fees (USD)

Fees Description Amount VAT* Total
Change in Shareholding 1,000 50 1,050
Appointment of New Director 1,000 50 1,050
Change of Clearing Member 1,000 50 1,050
Change in Clearing Status 1,000 50 1,050
Transfer of Membership Charges (Payable by Transferee)** 10,000 500 10,500
**Upon Approval
Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) Fees (AED)
Application fee for SCA License ‐Non refundable 2,000
One‐time Fee for Registration with SCA 15,000
Annual SCA License renewal Fee 7,500
Fee for cancellation of Registration 1,000

*5% VAT will apply to all fees for applicants/members domiciled within the UAE. VAT will be zero-rated for applicants/members domiciled outside the UAE.

SCHEDULE OF FEES 2020 (PDF)