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One of the largest trading floors in French-speaking Switzerland

Our trading floor is equipped with the latest technology and employs 75 traders offering a comprehensive range of services covering forex, equities, bonds and structured products. We have over 40 years of experience in investment and hedging products.

Take a peek inside our trading room

BCV's trading floor in Lausanne is one of the largest in French-speaking Switzerland and houses 75 traders specializing in one of four areas: forex, structured products, bonds or equities.

Where expertise and teamwork produce excellence

Pulse of the markets

BCV’s traders have access to more than 60 markets in 40 countries, which means you’ll be trading on some of the world’s key exchanges.

Expertise is in our DNA

You will work alongside leading specialists in the areas of trading, advisory services and product development. Their mission is to meet the needs of individual clients, SMEs, large corporates, banks and institutional clients.

Four areas of specialization


  • BCV is the largest forex player in French-speaking Switzerland (spot trades, swaps, derivatives and forex hedging)
  • BCV helps companies pinpoint their forex hedging needs and define and monitor their hedging strategies
  • With the BCV e-FOREX trading platform, clients can place orders 24 hours a day, six days a week
  • BCV abides by the standards and principles of transparency, ethics and governance set out in the FX Global Code

Structured products

  • BCV has become one of Switzerland’s leading issuers of investment products since entering the field in 1999
  • BCV stands out for its customer service, credit rating (S&P AA) and top-quality market making (PMMI)
  • BCV’s structured product team has won the Top Service distinction at the Swiss Derivative Awards five times


  • BCV traders have access to more than 60 markets in 40 countries
  • They work with a powerful, automated order-management system (for stocks, bonds and derivatives)
  • And handle orders in accordance with the principle of best execution


  • BCV provides institutional clients with specialized support on the Swiss-franc bond market
  • BCV provides liquidity and quotes blocks of CHF bonds (both Swiss and non-Swiss issuers)
  • BCV invests in CHF bond issues (private issuers and the Central Mortgage-Bond Institution of Swiss cantonal banks)