Global Trading

by Swissquote

Transaction Fees

Stock Markets

Accessible markets
SIX Swiss Exchange
Bern
0.25%, minimum charge 35 equivalent currency , no maximums
North America
(NYSE, Nasdaq, ARCA, Amex, Canada)
Europe
(All Markets)
Scandinavia
London
Asia (Singapore, HK, Japan, Australia, New Zealand) Please refer to Accessible markets

On-Exchange Leverage Products

*excluding fees for real time information
Transaction value Relevant Currency
Swiss Market (SIX)
CHF - EUR - USD
0.25%, minimum 35 of equivalent currency, no maximums
German Market
(SCOACH FRANCFORT - EUWAX Stuttgart)
EUR


Off-Exchange Leverage Products (by phone)

On-Exchange Fees «Stock Markets» + Flat fee of 10.-
Off-Exchange 0.5%, min. 100.-(Devises: EUR - USD - GBP - AUD - CAD - CHF, other devises CHF)


New emissions

  • Commission fees: Min. 50
  • Only by phone

Options & Futures

* A fee of 0.85 is added in the corresponding currency to each transaction if you have not subscribed to real-time access for this market.
Market Curr Commissions (excl. stock exchange fees)
EUREX CH
Index options and Futures
CHF
CHF
1.50 CHF per contract
1.50 CHF per contract, 5.- CHF minimum
EUREX EUR
Index options and Futures
EUR 1.- EUR per contract
1.- EUR per contract, 5.- EUR minimum
EURONEXT PARIS, AMSTERDAM
EURONEXT SPAIN
EUR
EUR
1.50 EUR per contract
1.00 EUR per contract
LIFFE GBP 1.00 GBP per contract
USA - Stock options & Cash index options USD 1.49 USD per contract*
USA - Futures et Options on: Emini S&P,
EMini Nasdaq, EMini Nasdaq Biotech, EMini Nasdaq comp
USD 1.99 USD per contract, 5.- USD minimum*
USA - US T-Bonds & Notes, CBT Mini Dow 5
S&P et NASDAQ futures & options
USD 3.00 USD per contract
USA - DJ Index & VIX Futures USD 7,00 USD par contrat
USA - IMM Currency Futures & Options USD 9.00 USD per contract
USA - Gold Futures & Mini Futures USD 9.00 USD per contract
USA - Nikkei 225 USD 9.00 USD per contract
USA - E-mini Crude Oil USD 9.00 USD per contract

IMPORTANT: If the order is given by phone to our Trading desk, this manual intervention is invoiced with a plus value of at least 20.- / ticket in the transaction currency, with the exception of JPY which will be charged at the equivalent of 20.- CHF.

Assignments or Exercises:
  • On stock options will be invoiced on the buy or sell of the underlying with usual commissions (Trading Packages not applicable). Any other external fees (transfer / settlement costs for example) will be charged and specified separately.
  • On all other options will be invoiced on a per contract basis. Any other external fees (exchange fees for example) will be charged and specified separately.

Structured Products Online

*excluding fees for real time information
Transaction value Relevant Currency
Swiss Market (SIX)
CHF - EUR - USD
0.25%, minimum 35 of equivalent currency, no maximums
German Market
(SCOACH FRANCFORT - EUWAX Stuttgart)
In units only
EUR


Bank Vontobel

  • Market: SIX only (from 08:00 to 08:50 and from 17:35 to 21:50)
  • Commission: see above mentioned schedule On-Exchange
  • Online

Structured Products Off-Exchange (by phone)

Amount of commission
German Market (SCOACH Francfort - EUWAX Stuttgard) - Nominal amount trading 0.3% Min EUR 50.-
Orders OTC and other markets 0.5% Min 100.-
Currencies: EUR - USD - GBP - AUD - CAD - CHF,other currencies in CHF
New Issue 0.15% Min 50.-
Currencies: EUR - USD - GBP - AUD - CAD - CHF,other currencies in CHF

Bonds – Online and OTC

Transactions-Value Relevant currency
North America
(NYSE, Nasdaq, ARCA, Amex, Canada)
0.30%, minimum charge 50 equivalent currency , no maximums
Europe
(All Markets)
Scandinavia
London
Asia (Singapore, HK, Japan, Australia, New Zealand)

Investment / Mutual Funds

*Funds may be subject to applicable Front - & Backload Fees regulated by the fund companies. For applicable Front- & Backload Fees please refer to the fund prospectus issued by the respective fund company
Segment Subscription/ Redemption Buy /Sell Minimum/Maximum
Per Transaction
Trading
Mutual Funds - Tier A+ 0.25%, minimum 25 equivalent currency, no maximums
Tier A: Swissquote Distribution Partner* 0.5% 35.- / no maximum fees Online/Phone.
Tier B: 3rd party Funds* 0.5% 50.- / no maximum fees Online/Phone.
Tier C: 3rd party Funds with Special Conditions* 0.5% 50.- / no maximum fees Online/Phone.
Tier D: Swissquote Partner (Hedge Funds)* 0.5% 150.- / No max Online/Phone.
Tier E: Off-Shore & Foreign Fund* 0.5% 150.- / No max Online/Phone.
Tier F: Pre-Pay/Hedge Funds (Nominally-Subscribed Funds)* 0.5% 750.- / No max. Online/Tel.

Please contact Swissquote's Customer Care Center, should a fund not be available on Swissquote's Fund Platform. Prices subject to modification - without prior notice

ETF Online

Segment Subscription/ Redemption Buy /Sell Minimum/Maximum
Per Transaction
Trading
All markets 0.25%, minimum 35 equivalent currency , no maximums


ETF by Phone

See fees Stock market

Money Market Placements

Interest Rates – Expat Account

Interest on current accounts is credited once per year. If the income credit is <CHF200 equivalent in any currency you hold, no Swiss Witholding tax is applied. If you receive >CHF200 in credit interest on any individual currency account, Swiss Witholding tax will be applied at 35% on interest received.
Currency Credit Interest Rate p.a
Tier 1
Interest Rate Credit Interest Rate p.a
Tier 2
Interest Rate Credit Interest Rate p.a
Tier 3
Interest Rate
EUR 50'000 0.01% 100'000 0.00% >100'000 0.00%
USD 50'000 0.25% 100'000 0.10% >100'000 0.05%
CHF 50'000 0.01% 100'000 0.00% >100'000 0.00%
GBP 50'000 0.25% 100'000 0.10% >100'000 0.05%
SEK 300'000 0.00% 600'000 0.00% >600'000 0.00%
NOK 300'000 0.50% 600'000 0.25% >600'000 0.10%
DKK 300'000 0.00% 600'000 0.00% >600'000 0.00%
AUD 50'000 1.80% 100'000 1.00% >100'000 0.10%
CAD 50'000 0.50% 100'000 0.35% >100'000 0.10%
RUB 1'500'000 0.00% 3'000'000 0.00% >3'000'000 0.00%
ZAR 500'000 0.00% 1'000'000 0.00% >1'000'000 0.00%
AED 200'000 0.25% 400'000 0.10% >400'000 0.00%
SAR 200'000 0.00% 400'000 0.00% >400'000 0.00%

Account Fees

Account Fees

Expat Account Corporate accounts Trust account
Free of charge USD$1,200 pa USD$2,000 pa
Interest time deposit account according to table
Negative Interest (Debenture Positions) See Libor rates
Lombard Loan See Libor rates

Custody Fees

Custody fees are not charged on cash balances but are levied on all securities and assets held within your account
*Taxes and/or fees perceived by intermediaries are reserved. For shares issued in a currency different than CHF, EUR or USD, the highest of the mentioned amounts will be charged.
**Changes of structures, partial redemption of capital, splits, expiration and exercice of warrants, exercice of subscription rights etc.
***Except otherwise stated in a specific message to your attention
CHF-Securities EUR-Securities USD-Securities
Custody fees for private clients and asset managers 0.0375% quarterly (min USD 15.00, no maximum)***
Custody fees for companies 0.0375% quarterly (min USD 15.00, no maximum)***
Deliveries in (Electronic transfer) Free of charge
Deliveries out (Electronic transfer) CHF 50 per pos. EUR 50 per pos. USD 50 per pos.
Physical Deliveries* CHF 200 per pos. EUR 200 per pos. USD 200 per pos.
Registration in the share register (Nominal shares)
or one time certificate of participation (Bearer shares)
free of charge not available not available
Corporate Actions** Free of charge
Change of stock exchange* CHF 50 per Pos EUR 50 per Pos USD 50 per Pos

Overview reference interest rates

Please find below the monthly fixed reference rates as well as the monthly updated and applied interest rates for Swissquote current accounts.


For cash assets over CHF 1 million we apply a negative interest rate of 0.75%.

Fixing date :
Currency Reference interest rate (%) Lombard Loan interest rate (%) Debit interest rate (%)
Major
   Secondary
   Periferal
   Emerging

Payment Fees

*Fees taken by intermediaries may apply from case to case
**For payments in countries in SEPA
CHF-Payments EUR-Payments USD-Payments
Inbound Payments* Free of charge
Outbound Payments ordinary account* CHF 2 EUR 2** /EUR 10 USD 10
JPY 1500 NOK 100 SEK 100
DKK 100 GBP 10 AUD 15

Special Services

*Processing costs for non-private clients domiciled abroad: these include all legal forms that are not natural persons, in particular commercially oriented legal forms such as commercial enterprises, as well as commercially active sole proprietorships, cooperatives, foundations, associations, entities, fiduciary entities, etc. Subject to exceptions.
Additional Position Statement by post CHF 25
Tax statement / Income statement Fixed price CHF 100.-
+ CHF 10.- fee for shipping abroad.
Bankhold Mail CHF 180 per year
Postal delivery of bank statements CHF 10 per month
Processing costs for non-private clients domiciled abroad* CHF 300 per year

EUREX Realtime

This service provides real-time information about options for European options and futures. This offer is aimed at private clients (individuals) who wish to use it for strictly personal purposes.

The fee for the real-time EUREX service is 25 CHF per month. The same information, received with a 15-minute delay, is free of charge.

Subscription

Dormant Accounts

Basic researches CHF 200.-
Advanced researches CHF 100.- /hour
Minimum CHF 100.-

Plus third party costs
Notification to the SAG (SEGA Aktienregister AG) CHF 50.-
Management of dormant accounts CHF 100.- per year

The prices exclude VAT.
More information about « Dormant Accounts »

Tax agreements Austria / UK

Regularisation of the past: one-off payment or disclosure CHF 50.-
Future: disclosure CHF 100.- per year
Future: final withholding tax CHF 200.- per year

Terms & General Information

  • The total amount corresponds to the amount of the operation in the security's currency.
  • A fee of 0.85 is added in the corresponding currency to each transaction to cover the expense of providing real-time information through the platform.
  • No surcharge for partial executions on the same day and for phone orders.
  • These prices do not include the federal stamp duty or any foreign stamp duties and stock market fees that may apply.
  • Securities that cannot be traded online and off-exchange operations are subject to special fees.
  • The fees, commissions and other charges mentioned do not include any Swiss or foreign taxes or duties applicable (e.g., VAT, Swiss or foreign stamp duty) nor do they include any third-party costs incurred (e.g., by brokers).
  • All fees, commissions and other charges may be changed at any time. Please consult this page before each transaction or request for a service.
  • Other costs and conditions may apply for clients whose assets are managed by an independent asset manager. If these costs and conditions are not explained in the contract that has been entered into with their asset manager, they have to contact their asset manager or Swissquote in order to find out which costs and conditions apply to their account.
  • Interest paid by Swissquote is credited once a year to your account. This interest is subject to withholding tax (Swiss withholding tax of 35%) if the amount exceeds CHF 200
Securities Accepted on Deposit
  • All securities quoted on the SIX Swiss Exchange, NYSE, Nasdaq, Amex, Xetra, Euwax, Euronext, Canada (Toronto and TSX Venture) and Scandinavian markets, as well as investment funds authorised for distribution in Switzerland, are accepted on deposit and are electronically negotiable unless otherwise indicated.
  • Other securities are also accepted, but are not electronically negotiable and must be handled by telephone via our trading room.

Distribution Fees and other Retrocessions

Asset manager

* Platform fee covers account set-up, maintenance, reconciliations, trading, revenue collections, statements, reporting, software provision
% AUMs (applied quarterly on total AUMs ex. Cash holdings)
Local Banks International Banks IFAs Asset-Manager
Platform fee *
Standard rate (per annum, charged quarterly)
0.25% 0.25% 0.25% 0.25%
Transaction fees
% applied against standard retail / Expat account charges per asset-class (Discount)
50% 50% 50% 50%
Custody Fee
Standard rate (per annum, charged quarterly)
0.15% 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
Set-up fee Available on request; defined by scope & functionality = IT development costs

Transaction Fees

Stock Markets

Accessible markets
SIX Swiss Exchange
Bern
0.25%, minimum charge 35 equivalent currency , no maximums
North America
(NYSE, Nasdaq, ARCA, Amex, Canada)
Europe
(All Markets)
Scandinavia
London
Asia (Singapore, HK, Japan, Australia, New Zealand) Please refer to Accessible markets

On-Exchange Leverage Products

*excluding fees for real time information
Transaction value Relevant Currency
Swiss Market (SIX)
CHF - EUR - USD
0.25%, minimum 35 of equivalent currency, no maximums
German Market
(SCOACH FRANCFORT - EUWAX Stuttgart)
EUR


Off-Exchange Leverage Products (by phone)

On-Exchange Fees «Stock Markets» + Flat fee of 10.-
Off-Exchange 0.5%, min. 100.-(Devises: EUR - USD - GBP - AUD - CAD - CHF, other devises CHF)


New emissions

  • Commission fees: Min. 50
  • Only by phone

Options & Futures

* A fee of 0.85 is added in the corresponding currency to each transaction if you have not subscribed to real-time access for this market.
Market Curr Commissions (excl. stock exchange fees)
EUREX CH
Index options and Futures
CHF
CHF
1.50 CHF per contract
1.50 CHF per contract, 5.- CHF minimum
EUREX EUR
Index options and Futures
EUR 1.- EUR per contract
1.- EUR per contract, 5.- EUR minimum
EURONEXT PARIS, AMSTERDAM
EURONEXT SPAIN
EUR
EUR
1.50 EUR per contract
1.00 EUR per contract
LIFFE GBP 1.00 GBP per contract
USA - Stock options & Cash index options USD 1.49 USD per contract*
USA - Futures et Options on: Emini S&P,
EMini Nasdaq, EMini Nasdaq Biotech, EMini Nasdaq comp
USD 1.99 USD per contract, 5.- USD minimum*
USA - US T-Bonds & Notes, CBT Mini Dow 5
S&P et NASDAQ futures & options
USD 3.00 USD per contract
USA - DJ Index & VIX Futures USD 7,00 USD par contrat
USA - IMM Currency Futures & Options USD 9.00 USD per contract
USA - Gold Futures & Mini Futures USD 9.00 USD per contract
USA - Nikkei 225 USD 9.00 USD per contract
USA - E-mini Crude Oil USD 9.00 USD per contract

IMPORTANT: If the order is given by phone to our Trading desk, this manual intervention is invoiced with a plus value of at least 20.- / ticket in the transaction currency, with the exception of JPY which will be charged at the equivalent of 20.- CHF.

Assignments or Exercises:
  • On stock options will be invoiced on the buy or sell of the underlying with usual commissions (Trading Packages not applicable). Any other external fees (transfer / settlement costs for example) will be charged and specified separately.
  • On all other options will be invoiced on a per contract basis. Any other external fees (exchange fees for example) will be charged and specified separately.

Structured Products Online

*excluding fees for real time information
Transaction value Relevant Currency
Swiss Market (SIX)
CHF - EUR - USD
0.25%, minimum 35 of equivalent currency, no maximums
German Market
(SCOACH FRANCFORT - EUWAX Stuttgart)
In units only
EUR


Bank Vontobel

  • Market: SIX only (from 08:00 to 08:50 and from 17:35 to 21:50)
  • Commission: see above mentioned schedule On-Exchange
  • Online

Structured Products Off-Exchange (by phone)

Amount of commission
German Market (SCOACH Francfort - EUWAX Stuttgard) - Nominal amount trading 0.3% Min EUR 50.-
Orders OTC and other markets 0.5% Min 100.-
Currencies: EUR - USD - GBP - AUD - CAD - CHF,other currencies in CHF
New Issue 0.15% Min 50.-
Currencies: EUR - USD - GBP - AUD - CAD - CHF,other currencies in CHF

Bonds – Online and OTC

Transactions-Value Relevant currency
North America
(NYSE, Nasdaq, ARCA, Amex, Canada)
0.30%, minimum charge 50 equivalent currency , no maximums
Europe
(All Markets)
Scandinavia
London
Asia (Singapore, HK, Japan, Australia, New Zealand)

Investment / Mutual Funds

*Funds may be subject to applicable Front - & Backload Fees regulated by the fund companies. For applicable Front- & Backload Fees please refer to the fund prospectus issued by the respective fund company
Segment Subscription/ Redemption Buy /Sell Minimum/Maximum
Per Transaction
Trading
Mutual Funds - Tier A+ 0.25%, minimum 25 equivalent currency, no maximums
Tier A: Swissquote Distribution Partner* 0.5% 35.- / no maximum fees Online/Phone.
Tier B: 3rd party Funds* 0.5% 50.- / no maximum fees Online/Phone.
Tier C: 3rd party Funds with Special Conditions* 0.5% 50.- / no maximum fees Online/Phone.
Tier D: Swissquote Partner (Hedge Funds)* 0.5% 150.- / No max Online/Phone.
Tier E: Off-Shore & Foreign Fund* 0.5% 150.- / No max Online/Phone.
Tier F: Pre-Pay/Hedge Funds (Nominally-Subscribed Funds)* 0.5% 750.- / No max. Online/Tel.

Please contact Swissquote's Customer Care Center, should a fund not be available on Swissquote's Fund Platform. Prices subject to modification - without prior notice

ETF Online

Segment Subscription/ Redemption Buy /Sell Minimum/Maximum
Per Transaction
Trading
All markets 0.25%, minimum 35 equivalent currency , no maximums


ETF by Phone

See fees Stock market

Money Market Placements

Interest Rates – Expat Account

Interest on current accounts is credited once per year. If the income credit is <CHF200 equivalent in any currency you hold, no Swiss Witholding tax is applied. If you receive >CHF200 in credit interest on any individual currency account, Swiss Witholding tax will be applied at 35% on interest received.
Currency Credit Interest Rate p.a
Tier 1
Interest Rate Credit Interest Rate p.a
Tier 2
Interest Rate Credit Interest Rate p.a
Tier 3
Interest Rate
EUR 50'000 0.01% 100'000 0.00% >100'000 0.00%
USD 50'000 0.25% 100'000 0.10% >100'000 0.05%
CHF 50'000 0.01% 100'000 0.00% >100'000 0.00%
GBP 50'000 0.25% 100'000 0.10% >100'000 0.05%
SEK 300'000 0.00% 600'000 0.00% >600'000 0.00%
NOK 300'000 0.50% 600'000 0.25% >600'000 0.10%
DKK 300'000 0.00% 600'000 0.00% >600'000 0.00%
AUD 50'000 1.80% 100'000 1.00% >100'000 0.10%
CAD 50'000 0.50% 100'000 0.35% >100'000 0.10%
RUB 1'500'000 0.00% 3'000'000 0.00% >3'000'000 0.00%
ZAR 500'000 0.00% 1'000'000 0.00% >1'000'000 0.00%
AED 200'000 0.25% 400'000 0.10% >400'000 0.00%
SAR 200'000 0.00% 400'000 0.00% >400'000 0.00%

Account Fees

Account Fees

Fees will be levied quarterly in arrears. If you have incurred trading revenues during any quarter this will be deducted from the charge made, subject to the min quarterly charge being covered
Interest time deposit account according to table
Negative Interest (Debenture Positions) See Libor rates
Lombard Loan See Libor rates

Custody Fees

Custody fees are not charged on cash balances but are levied on all securities and assets held within your account
*Taxes and/or fees perceived by intermediaries are reserved. For shares issued in a currency different than CHF, EUR or USD, the highest of the mentioned amounts will be charged.
**Changes of structures, partial redemption of capital, splits, expiration and exercice of warrants, exercice of subscription rights etc.
***Except otherwise stated in a specific message to your attention
CHF-Securities EUR-Securities USD-Securities
Custody fees for private clients and asset managers 0.0375% quarterly (min USD 15.00, no maximum)***
Custody fees for companies 0.0375% quarterly (min USD 15.00, no maximum)***
Deliveries in (Electronic transfer) Free of charge
Deliveries out (Electronic transfer) CHF 50 per pos. EUR 50 per pos. USD 50 per pos.
Physical Deliveries* CHF 200 per pos. EUR 200 per pos. USD 200 per pos.
Registration in the share register (Nominal shares)
or one time certificate of participation (Bearer shares)
free of charge not available not available
Corporate Actions** Free of charge
Change of stock exchange* CHF 50 per Pos EUR 50 per Pos USD 50 per Pos


Overview reference interest rates

Please find below the monthly fixed reference rates as well as the monthly updated and applied interest rates for Swissquote current accounts.


For cash assets over CHF 1 million we apply a negative interest rate of 0.75%.

Fixing date :
Currency Reference interest rate (%) Lombard Loan interest rate (%) Debit interest rate (%)
Major
   Secondary
   Periferal
   Emerging

Payment Fees

*Fees taken by intermediaries may apply from case to case
**For payments in countries in SEPA
CHF-Payments EUR-Payments USD-Payments
Inbound Payments* Free of charge
Outbound Payments ordinary account* CHF 2 EUR 2** /EUR 10 USD 10
JPY 1500 NOK 100 SEK 100
DKK 100 GBP 10 AUD 15

Special Services

*Processing costs for non-private clients domiciled abroad: these include all legal forms that are not natural persons, in particular commercially oriented legal forms such as commercial enterprises, as well as commercially active sole proprietorships, cooperatives, foundations, associations, entities, fiduciary entities, etc. Subject to exceptions.
Additional Position Statement by post CHF 25
Tax statement / Income statement Fixed price CHF 100.-
+ CHF 10.- fee for shipping abroad.
Bankhold Mail CHF 180 per year
Postal delivery of bank statements CHF 10 per month
Processing costs for non-private clients domiciled abroad* CHF 300 per year

EUREX Realtime

This service provides real-time information about options for European options and futures. This offer is aimed at private clients (individuals) who wish to use it for strictly personal purposes.

The fee for the real-time EUREX service is 25 CHF per month. The same information, received with a 15-minute delay, is free of charge.

Subscription

Dormant Accounts

Basic researches CHF 200.-
Advanced researches CHF 100.- /hour
Minimum CHF 100.-

Plus third party costs
Notification to the SAG (SEGA Aktienregister AG) CHF 50.-
Management of dormant accounts CHF 100.- per year

The prices exclude VAT.
More information about « Dormant Accounts »

Tax agreements Austria / UK

Regularisation of the past: one-off payment or disclosure CHF 50.-
Future: disclosure CHF 100.- per year
Future: final withholding tax CHF 200.- per year

Terms & General Information

  • The total amount corresponds to the amount of the operation in the security's currency.
  • A fee of 0.85 is added in the corresponding currency to each transaction to cover the expense of providing real-time information through the platform.
  • No surcharge for partial executions on the same day and for phone orders.
  • These prices do not include the federal stamp duty or any foreign stamp duties and stock market fees that may apply.
  • Securities that cannot be traded online and off-exchange operations are subject to special fees.
  • The fees, commissions and other charges mentioned do not include any Swiss or foreign taxes or duties applicable (e.g., VAT, Swiss or foreign stamp duty) nor do they include any third-party costs incurred (e.g., by brokers).
  • All fees, commissions and other charges may be changed at any time. Please consult this page before each transaction or request for a service.
  • Other costs and conditions may apply for clients whose assets are managed by an independent asset manager. If these costs and conditions are not explained in the contract that has been entered into with their asset manager, they have to contact their asset manager or Swissquote in order to find out which costs and conditions apply to their account.
  • Interest paid by Swissquote is credited once a year to your account. This interest is subject to withholding tax (Swiss withholding tax of 35% as at 01/05/2008) if the amount exceeds CHF 200.
Securities Accepted on Deposit
  • All securities quoted on the SIX Swiss Exchange, NYSE, Nasdaq, Amex, Xetra, Euwax, Euronext, Canada (Toronto and TSX Venture) and Scandinavian markets, as well as investment funds authorised for distribution in Switzerland, are accepted on deposit and are electronically negotiable unless otherwise indicated.
  • Other securities are also accepted, but are not electronically negotiable and must be handled by telephone via our trading room.

Distribution Fees and other Retrocessions

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