As of the end of 2017, the BCGE Bank has a market capitalization of 1.18 bn CHF. The bank has 7.2 million registered shares outstanding which are listed at the SIX Swiss Exchange. The return on equity (ROE) is 5.6 %, and the bank paid a dividend of 2.9 CHF per share which is 5.8 % of par value. The shareholder equity ratio is 6.5%. This ratio shows how much a shareholder would receive in case of a company-wide liquidation. The formula is shareholder’s equity divided total assets.
BCGE offers several financial information reports, as a daily stock market report, an investment strategy report, an interest rates trend report, an economic forecast report and economic overview report.
The BCGE Bank developed with a Geneva fintech company the forXchange platform. The platform was introduced to a few clients in 2017 and is ready to be rolled out.
Banque Cantonale de Genève was the first to offer a yuan savings account. One-third of the turnover is made in currencies other than the Swiss franc, mainly in US dollars and Euros. Commodity trade finance experienced a record year in 2017. The international private banking increased, and the correspondent banking did business with 386 banks in 57 countries.