E-trading

Carry out stock exchange transactions simply and conveniently online

With e-trading, you can carry out your stock exchange transactions yourself anytime and anywhere. No matter whether you access your securities custody account via computer or smartphone. Our intuitive trading platform will help you to achieve your investment goals.

E-trading: trade securities yourself online

  • Attractive pricing model incl. bonus programme

  • Securities custody account with different currencies

  • Stock exchange trading with shares, ETFs, funds and other investment products

  • Trade anytime and anywhere (mobile app and desktop version)

  • Free notifications via push message, e-mail or SMS

    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”

    A brief explanation of e-trading

    Profile and settings

    Buy, sell, manage

    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.

    Notifications

    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
  • You can use your e-trading securities custody account to trade common types of securities such as:

  • Preconditions

    • Private customer with account at PostFinance (incl. e-finance)
    • Domiciled in Switzerland
    • For private individuals aged 18 years and above

    Our prices and conditions – in simple terms

    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.

    Service Amount
    Service
    1 st 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.

    Service Trading credits equivalent to
    Service
    1 st 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 year Reimbursement
    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
    Number of trades per calendar year
    20 or more trades
    Reimbursement
    20% of brokerage turnover

    Sponsored trades

    Invest money to save money. You benefit from discounted brokerage fees in e-trading when you buy or sell the securities sponsored jointly with the product issuer. Sponsored securities can be traded easily and in real time on selected stock exchanges. You can find current offers on sponsored trades in e-trading.

  • 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.

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