Metropolitan Bank
and Trust Company -
New York

10 East 53rd Street,
New York, NY 10022

(212) 832-0855
(212) 832-0951

(212) 832-0993
(212) 223-0916

Toll Free:
(800) 863-8762
(Outside NY, NJ & CT)

Online Stock Market Trading at

In order to better serve its clients, First Metro Securities recently launched its online trading system at

Online trading was implemented to tap the internet savvy retail investors with past experience in stock market investing. For these customers, timely information and the ability to trade real-time is important.

Online trading provides clients with the best service at the lowest possible price. First Metro Securities offers the lowest commission allowed by the PSE of 0.25% or P20, whichever is higher. The low commission levels, combined with the siteís advanced features, levels the playing field for retail investors.

The firmís initial target market includes current Metrobankdirect clients.

First Metro Securitiesí online features that make investing convenient and secure include:
  • real time quotes
  • updated information on listed companies, including company profiles, financials, dividends, charts and technical analysis
  • latest newswire feeds
  • stock market summary
  • top gainers/losers
  • most actives
  • ease of funding, transacting and withdrawal, and
  • the highest level of security, including VeriSign certification.
First Metro Securities Brokerage Corporation is a stockbrokerage house licensed to trade in the Philippine Stock Market. The firm was incorporated in 1987 and began operations in 1994. Originally called Multi-Grade Securities Corporation, the company changed its name in 2004 to appropriately reflect its lineage -- a wholly owned subsidiary of First Metro Investment Corporation (FMIC). First Metro Securities serves both retail and institutional clients.

The company is one of the most stable local online brokers. It is more than adequately capitalized and has generated annual profits consistently since operations started in 1994. The firm is a member of the Metrobank Group.

The companyís principal place of business is at Unit 1515, 15th Floor, Tower One and Exchange Plaza, Ayala Triangle, Ayala Avenue, Makati City.

Interested parties can apply online at, or for more information, email or call 891-9514 to 17.