Foreign exchange transactions at a glance

Hedge against currency risks with foreign exchange transactions and use price fluctuations to your own advantage – simple as that.

Foreign exchange transactions Spot transactions Foreign exchange transactions Foreign exchange forward contracts Foreign exchange transactions Swap transactions
Immediate purchase/sale of foreign currencies
Sale of a currency on the spot date and simultaneous forward repurchase or vice versa
Amount and exchange rate fixed in advance on a binding basis
Foreign exchange transactions in 9 foreign currencies
Foreign exchange transactions in 9 foreign currencies
Foreign exchange transactions in 9 foreign currencies
Purchase/sale against CHF or another currency
Purchase/sale against CHF or another currency
Purchase/sale against CHF or another currency
Ideal instrument for payment transactions in foreign currencies
Ideal instrument for hedging in foreign currencies
Ideal instrument for hedging in foreign currencies
Amounts between CHF 5,000 and CHF 50,000 directly in e-finance at the real-time rate
Any amount over a minimum amount set for each currency (minimum amount available on request)
Any amount over a minimum amount set for each currency (minimum amount available on request)
2 working days for credit and debit
Extension of a due spot transaction or foreign exchange forward contract
Dates: any Swiss Post working day, maximum term 2 years