Questions about Stock trading

Which Stocks can I trade with Saxo Bank?

Saxo Bank offers more than 14,500 Stocks from over 29 of the world’s major stock exchanges in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Click here for a complete listing of Stocks available.

How much does it cost to buy Stocks?

Click for a complete list of our commission rates for each stock exchange.

Can I short Stocks?

Shorting gives you the potential to make a profit if the price of a Stock declines.

With Saxo Bank, you can short Stocks on almost 8,000 companies by means of Single Stock CFDs traded OTC (Over the Counter) on our trading platforms.

Does Saxo Bank offer Smart Order Routing?

Yes. Saxo Bank applies Smart Order Routing to all Stock orders, so you benefit from the fastest and highest level of execution.

Read more about Smart Order Routing.

How can I research companies before investing?

Saxo Bank offers professional Equity Research reports on over 11,000 companies, including detailed fundamental data, analyst ratings and peer comparisons.

A Stock Screener is also available to help you find companies that meet your investment criteria.

To access these tools, you will need to subscribe through the online Subscription tool available on the trading platforms. A low monthly fee of EUR 1.99 applies.

Free resources including an Investors Discussion Board and daily analysis from are also built into the platforms to support your online investing.

See free sample research reports.

Can I transfer my existing Stocks to Saxo Bank?

Yes, you can transfer your existing stocks to Saxo Bank. A percentage of your Stock collateral can be reused for margin trading of Forex, CFDs and Futures on our multi-asset platforms.

Click here for instructions on how to transfer your securities to Saxo Bank.

Read more about reusing Stock collateral for other investments.

Does Saxo Bank charge a custody fee for Stocks?

No. Saxo Bank does not charge a custody fee for Stocks.

Which days are the stock markets closed?

Click here for a list of upcoming stock exchange holidays.

Can I trade Stocks on my mobile phone with Saxo Bank?

Yes. You can trade Stocks, manage your portfolio, and access real-time prices and stock market news with our award-winning SaxoTrader app for iPhone and Android-enabled mobile phones. The browser-based SaxoMobileTrader is available on other Smartphones.

For more information about the SaxoTrader app or SaxoMobileTrader.

Where can I learn more about trading Stocks?

You can learn how to trade Stocks with TradeMentor, our free online trading education program. TradeMentor covers topics such as Determining Share Values, Company Fundamentals, Charting Basics and more.

Click here to try TradeMentor now.

Updated 14.06.2012