E-trading

Trade on the biggest stock exchanges

With PostFinance e-trading, you can carry out your stock market transactions anytime and anywhere. Buy or sell shares, derivatives, bonds, ETFs and funds in real time on the world’s major stock exchanges. You can make your investment decisions conveniently at home or on the move via your tablet or smartphone.

E-trading: trade securities yourself online

  • Securities custody account with accounts in CHF, USD, EUR, AUD, CAD, DKK, GBP, JPY, NOK and SEK

  • Trading credits and bonus programme

  • Trade shares, bonds, derivatives, ETFs and funds on major stock exchanges worldwide

  • Real-time price data for the Swiss stock markets SIX, SIX Structured Products, Bern eXchange and Swiss DOTS

  • Useful, free tools for searching, analysing and monitoring, incl. mobile access via the PostFinance App

     
    1. As a new customer, you will receive the documents for logging in to e-finance and for accessing your private account after placing the order
    2. In e-finance, you can open your e-trading online under “Offers” > “Open products” > “E-trading”
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    Stock exchanges and information on the securities

    • Access to the following stock exchanges: SIX and SIX Structured Products, Swiss DOTS, XETRA, Euwax, Frankfurt, Paris, London, Copenhagen, Milan, Amsterdam, Brussels, Helsinki, Stockholm, Vienna, Berne, NYSE, NASDAQ, NYSE Amex Equities and Toronto
    • Real-time price data for the Swiss stock markets SIX, SIX Structured Products, Bern eXchange and Swiss DOTS

    Issue stock market order

    Direct in e-trading:

    By telephone:

    Have your customer number, stock exchange, ISIN (securities number) and limit ready.
    Tel.: 0848 900 009 (max. CHF 0.08/min. in Switzerland)
    Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    E-trading and security

    E-trading uses a multi-level security system and highly encrypted data transmission.

    Accessibility

    The e-trading service is not fully accessible. Customers who would like to have a fully accessible alternative are requested to contact the e-trading Contact Center: 
    Tel. 0848 900 009 (max. CHF 0.08/min. in Switzerland)
    Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Receive notifications free-of-charge on e-trading developments via push messages, e-mail or SMS. You can receive all messages with or without details as required:

    • Subscribe to alerts
    • Corporate actions
    • Price limits reached
    • Execution status of stock market orders
    • Incoming securities delivered by third-party banks
    • Receipt of trading credits
  • Preconditions

    • Private account with e-finance
    • Domiciled in Switzerland
    • For private individuals aged 18 years and above

    Annual fees

    The annual fee for one year will be debited at the start of the year.

    Service Amount
    Service1st custody account AmountCHF 90 per year (incl. 8% VAT)
    ServiceEach additional custody account
    AmountCHF 30 per year (incl. 8% VAT)

    Trading credits

    The annual fees will be credited to you in full as trading credits towards brokerage fees. Trading credits can be used for securities transactions only (no use for Corporate Actions). Unused trading credits expire at the end of the year.

    Service Trading credits equivalent to
    Service1st custody account Trading credits equivalent toCHF 90
    ServiceEach additional custody account
    Trading credits equivalent toCHF 30

    Bonus programme

    Thanks to the bonus programme, you will receive a staggered refund on the brokerage turnover. Only securities transactions qualify for the bonus programme (no use for Corporate Actions). A staggered discount applies.

    Number of trades per calendar year Reimbursement
    Number of trades per calendar year0 to 9 trades
    ReimbursementNo reimbursement
    Number of trades per calendar year10 to 19 trades
    Reimbursement10% of brokerage turnover
    Number of trades per calendar year20 or more trades
    Reimbursement20% of brokerage turnover

Brokerage fees and other charges

  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 25
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 35
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 50
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 70
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 95
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 130
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 180
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 270
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesCHF 350

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 15
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 25
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 35
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 35
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 35
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 35
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 45
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 45
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesCHF 45

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 25
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 35
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 50
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 70
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 95
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 95
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 95
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesCHF 95
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesCHF 95

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 35
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 40
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 50
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 70
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 95
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 130
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 180
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 270
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesEUR 350

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
    French/Italy financial transaction tax
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange (determination of affected securities by French/Italian tax authorities)
  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 25
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 35
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 50
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 70
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 95
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 95
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 95
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesEUR 95
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesEUR 95

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 35
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 40
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 50
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 70
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 95
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 130
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 180
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesGBP 270
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesGBP 350

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
    UK stamp duty
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange (e.g. ISIN begins with GBxxxxx)
  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 35
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 40
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 50
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 70
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 95
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 130
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 180
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesUSD 270
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesUSD 350

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
  • Brokerage fees

    Order size Brokerage fees
    Order sizeCHF 0 – 5,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 35
    Order sizeCHF 5,001 – 10,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 40
    Order sizeCHF 10,001 – 15,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 50
    Order sizeCHF 15,001 – 20,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 70
    Order sizeCHF 20,001 – 30,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 95
    Order sizeCHF 30,001 – 50,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 130
    Order sizeCHF 50,001 – 100,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 180
    Order sizeCHF 100,001 – 150,000
    Brokerage feesCAD 270
    Order sizeCHF 150,001
    Brokerage feesCAD 350

    Fees

    Swiss federal stamp duty
    • Swiss companies: 0.075%
    • Foreign companies: 0.15%
    Stock exchange fee
    • Passing-on of actual costs per stock exchange
  • Recognition, derecognition

    All prices incl. 8% VAT

    Incoming delivery of physical securities
    CHF 216 per security
    Outgoing delivery of physical securities
    Upon request by the customer
    Transfer from the e-trading custody account to a custody account at another financial institution
    (custodian for securities in Switzerland)
    CHF 108 per security

    Tax statements and special expenses

    All prices incl. 8% VAT

    Change of custodian CHF 54 per order (free of charge if change of custodian not initiated by the customer)
    Tax statement
    CHF 97.20 per order
    Declaration of EU interest in Switzerland (in accordance with the Swiss law on the EU savings directive LfisE; Form 150)
    CHF 108 per document
    EU withholding tax in Switzerland (in accordance with the Swiss law on the EU savings directive LfisE; Form 151)
    CHF 108 per document
    Tax reclamation Germany. Request for custodian certificates
    CHF 108 basic charge, plus CHF 21.60 per document
    Tax reclamation France. Costs via paying agent CHF 108 basic charge, plus CHF 21.60 per document
    IWTA: tax operation
    CHF 108 basic charge, plus CHF 21.60 per document
    Fee for special expenses
    CHF 100 per order
  • Purchase and redemption of funds that can be traded online

    Purchase 1% issuing commission on purchase amount (max. CHF 1,000 or equivalent in a foreign currency)
    Redemption
    Free of charge
    Minimum purchase amount

    No minimum purchase amount;

    minimum fee CHF 20 or equivalent value in foreign currency

    Swiss federal stamp duty

    Swiss companies: 0.075%

    Foreign companies: 0.15%

    Partial execution

    No additional costs if the order is executed on the same day.

    Exercise of warrants and redemption/conversion of structured products at maturity

    The brokerage fees and duties at the respective stock exchange apply. The strike or closing fixed price is decisive for determining the brokerage fee and stamp duty (strike or closing fixed price).

    Other third-party costs incurred

    The effective costs and fees from third parties are passed on.

  • Interest rates for e-trading accounts

    Credit interest rate on CHF account No interest
    Credit interest rate on EUR account
    No interest
    Credit interest rate on USD account
    No interest
    Credit interest rate on AUD, CAD,
    DKK, GBP, JPY, NOK, SEK accounts
    No interest
    Debit interest rate on CHF account
    9.50%
    Debit interest rate on EUR account
    9.50%
    Debit interest rate on USD account
    5.00%
    Debit interest rate on AUD account
    9.00%
    Debit interest rate on CAD account
    7.00%
    Debit interest rate on DKK account
    7.25%
    Debit interest rate on GBP account
    7.00%
    Debit interest rate on JPY account
    5.00%
    Debit interest rate on NOK account
    7.25%
    Debit interest rate on SEK account
    7.50%
    Credit options
    None
    Redemption restrictions
    None



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