From 1 July 2019 the trading of all listed shares in the "Sponsored Foreign Shares" trading segment has been suspended. Further Information
Global Investment Opportunities
Investing in shares from around the world has never been easier for Swiss investors. Through our Sponsored Foreign Shares segment, you can trade more than 500 of the world’s biggest companies directly on the Swiss Stock Exchange, allowing for a broad diversification of countries and sectors for your portfolio.
The list of securities incorporates some of the most highly capitalized companies in the world, including Microsoft, Apple, Amazon or Alphabet (Google), along with some of the most high-profile IPOs of our times like Spotify and Dropbox.
Your Benefits on the Swiss Stock Exchange
Broaden Your Portfolio
Over 500 of the most-sought-after shares from around the world. Right here.
Avoid Conversion Fees
All shares are traded in Swiss francs so you can avoid costly conversion fees.
Trade in a Regulated Environment
You can buy and sell the shares at any time during trading hours safe in the knowledge that the exchange is regulated.
New Horizons for Swiss Investors
The securities admitted for trading on the Swiss Stock Exchange are primary-listed on major international exchanges, but the trading currency for securities in the Sponsored Foreign Shares segment is always Swiss Franc. This means Swiss investors can avoid foreign exchange transaction costs. Some securities are also tradable in USD and EUR.
As a Swiss-based investor, you can trade your preferred foreign blue chips during the Swiss Stock Exchange’s trading hours – even if it’s outside the opening times of the respective home markets. The market makers – or Sponsors – in our segment make sure that liquidity does not dry up. They provide binding buy and sell prices continuously during trading hours, which enables you to react quickly to market developments.
Quick & Simple
Investing in shares from all around the world has never been easier for Swiss investors thanks to our Sponsored Foreign Shares trading segment.