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How are the online trading profiles defined?

Individual profile: You can specify your individual trading profile yourself. If you only want to compare the safekeeping fees, simply don't fill in the transaction fields.
Product profiles: Swiss equities, Swiss ETFs, European equities, US equities, Swiss bonds, Swiss structured products.
Activity profiles: Passive portfolio, occasional trader, frequent trader, day trader and infrequent trader.
You can find the general cost calculation basis here.
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Swiss equities (CHF 50,000)

  • Swiss equities (SIX): 10 transactions (5 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 10,000 per transaction. Account size: CHF 50,000.

Swiss ETFs (CHF 60,000)

  • ETFs with Swiss ISIN (SIX): 6 transactions (3 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 20,000 per transaction. Account size: CHF 60,000.

European equities (EUR 42,000)

  • European equities (XETRA): 10 transactions (5 x buying and selling) per year, EUR 8,500 per transaction. Account size: EUR 42,000.

US equities (USD 50,000)

  • US equities (NASDAQ/NYSE/AMEX): 10 transactions (5 x buying and selling) per year, USD 10,000 per transaction. Account size: USD 50,000.

Swiss bonds (CHF 50,000)

  • Swiss bonds (SIX): 10 transactions (5 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 10,000 per transaction. Account size: CHF 50,000.

Swiss structured products (CHF 50,000)

  • Structured products (SIX): 10 transactions (5 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 10,000 per transaction. Account size: CHF 50,000.

Passive portfolio: no transactoins (account: ca. CHF 56,600)

  • No transactions.
  • Account with Swiss equities: CHF 25,500, US equities: USD 9,000, European equities: EUR 7,500, ETF: CHF 14,000.

Occasional trader: «I trade from time to time» (account: ca. CHF 56,600)

  • Swiss equities (SIX): 6 transactions (3 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 12,500 per transaction.
  • US equities (NASDAQ/NYSE/AMEX): 2 transactions (1 x buying and selling) per year, USD 9,000 per transaction.
  • European equities (XETRA): 2 transactions (1 x buying and selling) per year, EUR 7,500 per transaction.
  • ETF (SIX, Swiss ISIN): 2 transactions (1 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 14,000 per transaction.
  • Account with Swiss equities: CHF 25,500, US equities: USD 9,000, European equities: EUR 7,500, ETF: CHF 14,000.

Frequent trader: «I trade frequently» (account: ca. CHF 93,000)

  • Swiss equities (SIX): 20 transactions (10 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 10,000 per transaction.
  • US equities (NASDAQ/NYSE/AMEX): 20 transactions (10 x buying and selling) per year, USD 10,000 per transaction.
  • European equities (XETRA): 20 transactions (10 x buying and selling) per year, EUR 10,000 per transaction.
  • ETF (SIX, Swiss ISIN): 2 transactions (1 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 15,000 per transaction.
  • Account with Swiss equities: CHF 40,000, US equities: USD 20,000, European equities: EUR 20,000, ETF: CHF 15,000.

Day trader: «I trade daily» (account: ca. CHF 87,000)

  • Swiss equities (SIX): 30 transactions (15 x buying and selling) per year, CHF 15,000 per transaction.
  • US equities (NASDAQ/NYSE/AMEX): 100 transactions (50 x buying and selling) per year, USD 15,000 per transaction.
  • European equities (XETRA): 100 transactions (50 x buying and selling) per year, EUR 15,000 per transaction.
  • ETF (SIX, Swiss ISIN): no transactions.
  • Account with Swiss equities: CHF 30,000, US equities: USD 30,000, European equities: EUR 30,000.
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