Highlights 2019

Transferring cryptocurrencies

Clients with a Swissquote trading account can easily transfer crypto­currencies to and from a private external wallet. This service is available for the Bitcoin and Ether cryptocurrencies.

Takeover of Internaxx Bank successfully completed

Swissquote completed the takeover of Internaxx Bank S.A. after receiving approval from the European Central Bank and the CSSF (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier) in Luxembourg. The acquisition of Internaxx, with EUR 2 billion in client assets, provides Swissquote with unrestricted access to the European markets and strengthens its position as an online investment provider for both institutional and private clients.

Robo-Advisor also handles crypto­currencies and real estate

Swissquote is expanding its digital investment portfolio to include the cryptocurrency and real estate asset classes. In addition to equities, fixed-income investments and commodities, investors can further diversify their digital portfolio and tailor it more precisely to their personal risk-return profile. Swissquote has in the last two years already introduced trading with Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, Litecoin and Ripple. The new real estate category includes ETFs and investment funds that focus on the sector.

Swissquote in Singapore

Swissquote Singapore Pte. Ltd begins business operations after receiving its Capital Markets Services Licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 30 July 2019. Three additional stock exchanges in the Asia-Pacific region were also made available online by the end of 2019.

Swissquote Trading Day well attended

More than 900 participants followed a fascinating and informative programme led by a dozen high-profile speakers at the state-of-the-art Samsung Hall in Zurich Stettbach. Swissquote offered a varied mix of live trading sessions and first-class contributions relating to trading and investment.

BNP Paribas becomes new issuer on Swiss DOTS

Swissquote Bank Ltd is adding 10’000 leverage products to the Swiss DOTS OTC trading platform, taking the total offering over the 90’000 mark. These products are being offered by new issuer BNP Paribas and complement the range offered by founding partners UBS and Goldman Sachs as well as by Commerzbank and Bank Vontobel.

Exchange Traded Product (ETP) in Bitcoin

Professional investors in USD can trade on SIX a product set up by US asset management firm WisdomTree together with Swissquote. The ETP is fully hedged by Bitcoin held by Swissquote in Switzerland. This collaboration is helping Swissquote to expand its market-leading position in the institutional crypto business.