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John Keells Stock Brokers (Private) Limited is committed to make sure you optimize your investments in an ever changing market scenario. Based on our years of experience and a thorough understanding of the bigger picture, we offer you one-on-one wealth management advice with the dynamism and dedication that are the hallmark of our service.

Brokerage rates are fixed for transactions up to the value of Rs. 50 million by the Colombo Stock Exchange and are common to all brokers. However transactions above Rs. 50 million are negotiable with a minimum brokerage fee of 0.2% being applied. Intraday trades will only have one side of the brokerage charged. Commissions earned on trades executed via foreign brokerages shall be equally shared by the foreign and local brokerages.

Given below is the break up of the fees for a purchase/sale transaction:


Transactions upto Rs. 50 million Transaction Cost
Brokerage Fee 0.640%
Securities & Exchange Commission Fee 0.072%
Colombo Stock Exchange Fee 0.084%
Central Depository System Fee 0.024%
Share Transaction Levy 0.300%
Total 1.1200%
Transactions Over Rs. 50 Million Transaction Cost
Minimum Brokerage Fees 0.2000%
Securities & Exchange Commission Fee 0.0450%
Colombo Stock Exchange Fee 0.0525%
Central Depository System Fee 0.0150%
Share Transaction Levy 0.3000%
Minimum Total Brokerage 0.6125%