• FAQ 


    Saxo Swiss Trading Accounts


What type of trading account can I open with Saxo Bank?

Choose from three different trading accounts to suit your needs. You have access to our complete range of financial products and all trading platforms with any one of our accounts.

Classic Account: Everything you need to develop and execute your trading strategy, including the latest news and analysis from across the markets as well as real-time trading ideas.
Minimum deposit: CHF 10'000

Premium Account: In addition to the benefits of our Classic Account, with a Premium Account you have the personalised service of your own Account Executive, available 5 days a week.
Minimum deposit: CHF 100'000

Platinum Account: Designed for high-volume traders, Platinum Accounts give access to individual competitive spreads on Forex, as well as FX Options spreads competitive with the interbank market.
Minimum deposit: CHF 500'000

Is there a minimum account size?

Minimum deposit: CHF 10'000​

You can select your base currency for your account from a broad range of currencies. All transactions will be converted back to your base currency.

Does Saxo Bank offer a free trial?


Saxo Bank offers a free 20-day demo account to allow you to practice trading and experience our award-winning platforms before you open a live account.

Click here to sign up for a free practice account.

Can I open a corporate account?

Yes, Saxo Bank offers corporate accounts.

For more information on how to open a corporate account, please click here.

What products can I trade with a Saxo account?

With a Saxo account, you have access to a wide range of financial products from around the globe.

  • 160+ Forex crosses (including Gold & Silver)
  • Over 8,300 CFDs, and 14,500+ international Stocks
  • More than 40 FX Options
  • Futures contracts on Oil, Gold, Grains, currencies, indices and more
  • Contract Options on commodities, indices, currencies and more
  • 1500+ investment funds as ETFs
  • Bonds


What are the trading spreads and commissions?

Click here for a complete breakdown of our trading costs, commissions and charges for all of our products.

How can I trade Saxo Bank products?

All Saxo Bank products can be traded on our suite of multi-asset trading platforms, including the award-winning SaxoTrader, the browser-based SaxoWebTrader, the SaxoMobileTrader and our SaxoTrader apps for mobile phones and tablets.

You stay connected to your Saxo account whichever platform you trade on, receiving live trading, charts and up-to-the-minute market commentary and analysis from our economists and strategists.

How safe are my securities and cash deposits with Saxo Bank?

Saxo Bank A/S is a fully licensed and regulated European bank, as well as a member of the Danish Guarantee Fund for Investors, an institution established by the Danish parliament.

Click here for further details on how we secure your deposited securities or cash.

To read more about Saxo Bank’s business and financial results, please visit our corporate website at www.saxoworld.com.

Where is Saxo Bank licensed?

Saxo Bank (Schweiz) AG  is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and is incorporated as a licensed bank regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).

Click here to view complete Saxo Bank (Schweiz) AG  license and regulation details.

Saxo Bank A/S is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is incorporated in Denmark as a licensed bank regulated by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA).

Click here to view complete Saxo Bank A/S license and regulation details.

Where is my nearest Saxo Bank office?

Saxo Bank (Schweiz) AG is located in Zurich at Rietstrasse 41, 8702  Zollikon, Switzerland.
Saxo Bank is also present in 21 countries, covering the world’s major financial centres, including London, Dubai, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Paris.

Click here for our locations around the globe.

I live in the United States. Can I open an account with Saxo Bank?

No. We are unable to open accounts for US residents at this time.

What interest rates apply to my Saxo account?

Click here for full details on interest rates applied to funds deposited with Saxo Bank.

Updated 1st March 2013