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Saxo Bank (Switzerland)

Online Bank

Saxo Bank Online Trading

General information:

Saxo bank (Switzerland) is one of the most price-competitive Swiss online trading providers.

Minimum account size for a Classic Account: CHF 2,000.
Minimum account size for a Platinum Account: CHF 50,000 and 30 trades per month.
VIP Account: upon Invitation only.

Account maintenance fee: There is no account maintenance fee on Saxo Bank (Schweiz) AG accounts if the account shows at least one trading activity within the 3 previous months. Otherwise, CHF 89 are charged per quarter.

Transfer out: CHF 20.
Transfer out of equities: CHF 50.

Swiss equities:

Swiss equities (SWX, VX): 0.1% of transaction amount, at least CHF 18 per transaction.

«Active Pricing Plan» for day traders: Up to trade size of CHF 30,000: CHF 11, above 0.05%.

European equities:

May vary depending on stock exchange. XETRA: 0.1%, minimum of 12 Euro per transaction.

«Active Pricing Plan» for day traders: Up to trade size of EUR 30,000: EUR 9, above 0.05%.

US equities:

May vary depending on stock exchange. Main fees: USD 0.02 per equity. Minimum fee of USD 15 per trade.

«Active Pricing Plan» for day traders: Up to 1000 shares: USD 6, above 0.7 cents per share.


Same fee structure as equities.


Online and offline trading of bonds possible.

Structured products:

Structured products and warrants cannot be traded.


CFDs for the following categories: Index, commodities, stocks, bonds, forex, ETF.


Forex: 182 currency pairs. One-click trading, mobile trading, technical analysis.

Spreads as low as 0.1 pips plus a commission of your choice.

Custody fees:

Stocks/ETFs/bonds: Saxo Bank charges a custody fee of 0.12%, minimum CHF 5 + VAT per month.

Exchange fees:

Exchange fees are included in brokerage fees.

Stock exchanges:
Australian Securities Exchange, Bolsa de Madrid, Borsa Italiana, Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Euronext Amsterdam, Euronext Brussels, Euronext Lisbon, Euronext Paris, Helsinki Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, London Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Amex, Oslo Stock Exchange, Singapore Exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, Stockholm Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange, Wiener Börse, Xetra
Specialized services:
Alerts, Demo account, Business accounts, Free training seminars, Mobile access, iPhone App, iPad App, Android App
Specialized asset types:
Equities, Bonds, CFDs, Forex, ETCs, ETFs, ETNs, Futures, Options, Binary options, Commodities, Crypto currencies, Bitcoin


Founded in
Number of Employees
German, English, French, Italian
Zurich, Geneva