Swissquote Bank SA, Zurich
Swissquote Bank SA
Swissquote Bank SA has its headquarters in Gland (VD) and offices in Bern and Zurich.
Swissquote holds a banking licence and is submitted to the supervision of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Swissquote Bank also is a member of the Swiss Bankers Association.
As Switzerland's principal online bank, Swissquote manages accounts in CHF, EUR and USD (and in virtually all other currencies on request), pays interest on CHF and foreign-currency accounts, acts as custodian for all types of securities, advances secured loans, advises on the investment of liquid funds in term deposits and money-market investment funds, keeps banking correspondence in safe custody and offers a choice of three credit cards. It operates a three-level access identification system.
Swissquote offers simple, rapid, electronic dealing in shares, funds, options, warrants and bonds in the following markets: SIX Europe, Bern, Nasdaq, NYSE, NYSE ARCA, Amex, German markets (Xetra, Euwax, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Berlin-Bremen, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover), Euronext (Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels), Canada (Toronto and TSX Venture), and Scandinavian markets (Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen), London - not forgetting the foreign-exchange market and off-exchange trading (outside stock-exchange dealing hours) in derivative products. The Swissquote trading room is linked to more than 60 stock markets in over 40 countries, and can therefore conduct off-line transactions by phone.
The Swissquote Group currently employs 513 staff.