E-trading

Carry out stock exchange transactions simply and conveniently online

Stock exchange trading made easy: e-trading enables you to buy and sell securities independently, anytime and anywhere – no matter whether you access your securities custody account via PC or smartphone. Our intuitive trading platform will help you to achieve your investment goals.

E-trading: trade securities yourself online

  • Free securities custody account in the year of opening

  • CHF 90 annual fee converted to trading credits in the following year

  • Trade in securities from as little as CHF 15

  • Bonus programme with a rebate of up to 20% on brokerage fees (semi-annual reimbursements)

  • Shares, ETFs, funds, structured products / themed certificates, crypto products and other investment products

  • Securities transfer fees up to CHF 800 covered when you switch to e-trading

  • E-trading explained in simple terms

    Get an overview of the most important functions in e-trading.

    Profile and settings

    We show you how to customize e-trading so you can keep a constant overview. 

    Buy, sell and manage

    See how to buy and sell securities in e-trading and how to manage your assets.

    Issue stock market order

    Direct in e-trading:

    By telephone:

    Stock exchange orders by telephone, Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    Tel. 0848 900 009 (max. CHF 0.08/min. in Switzerland)

    Thanks to the login via app procedure, accessing e-trading is easier than ever.

    Carry out your stock exchange transactions simply and conveniently via smartphone wherever you are.

    Notifications

    E-trading alerts by push message, 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 from third-party banks
    • Receipt of trading credits
  • Preconditions

    • Private customer with account at PostFinance (incl. e-finance)
    • Domiciled in Switzerland
    • private individuals aged 18 years and above
    • Customer is the beneficial owner of the assets
    • non US-Person

    Our prices and conditions – in simple terms

    Find out more about our attractive pricing model. 

    Annual fees

    The annual fee for one year will be debited from you at the start of the year. There is no pro rata reimbursement for cancellations made during the course of the year.

    ServiceAmount
    Service
    1st custody account
    Amount
    CHF 90 per year
    Service
    Each additional custody account
    Amount
    CHF 30 per year

    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 (not applicable to corporate actions / offline traded securities).
    Unused trading credits expire at the end of the year.

    ServiceTrading credits equivalent to
    Service
    1st custody account
    Trading credits equivalent to
    CHF 90
    Service
    Each additional custody account
    Trading credits equivalent to
    CHF 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 yearReimbursement
    Number of trades per calendar year
    0 to 9 trades
    Reimbursement
    No reimbursement
    Number of trades per calendar year
    10 to 19 trades
    Reimbursement
    10% of brokerage turnover (from the 10th trade)
    Number of trades per calendar year
    20 or more trades
    Reimbursement
    20% of brokerage turnover (from the 20th trade)

    Brokerage fees and other charges

    Brokerage fees and other charges are due whenever a security is bought or sold. The brokerage fee charged depends on the number of securities and the stock exchange.

  • 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.

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