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Bitcoin - landing page
Buy and sell bitcoins quickly and securely with Swissquote
We enable you to buy and sell bitcoins in USD or EUR:
Discover the Bitcoin service
This new service is now available in your Trading account.
Access with one click
Activate the Bitcoin service in your account.
Buy and sell bitcoins
Compare prices and buy or sell bitcoins securely.
What are bitcoins (XBT)?
As the name suggests, the term Bitcoin means 'digital coin'. This virtual currency is not printed or minted and thus is not controlled by any institution.
Bitcoin is not governed by a central bank and is completely independent from monetary policy and interest rate levels. Its value is determined by supply and demand. Although bitcoins were still worth hardly anything back in 2009, they have become increasingly popular and have gained in value over the years. In July 2017, they were worth over EUR 2,000, making them more valuable than even gold.
Invest in bitcoins with Swissquote today!
Risk warning: Trading bitcoins carries a high risk of loss of your invested capital and could even result in a total loss. You should only invest funds that you can afford to lose in whole or in part. The bitcoins offered for trading on Swissquote.ch are not suitable for all investors. You must therefore ensure that you fully understand the risks associated with trading bitcoins and obtain advice from an independent and qualified person or institution where necessary before starting to trade. Any personal past performance when trading bitcoins is in no way indicative of future success.