Crédit Agricole does not offer a stock-investing feature on its online bank. If you want to buy stocks with the funds in your Crédit Agricole Bank account, you will need to transfer it to a secure share brokerage platform and buy stocks directly through there.
There are many reputable and secure exchanges to choose from in France but, eToro is the best investing platform in Europe. On eToro, users can invest in 6 asset classes including stocks, ETFs, commodities, currencies, indices and cryptocurrencies.
What is Crédit Agricole
Crédit Agricole Bank or Green Bank is France's second-largest banking institution in terms of total assets and customer base. The bank was founded in 1885 and has its headquarters in Montrouge, France. It is also referred to as ‘La Banque Verte due’ due to its history in farming. It is the largest cooperative financial institution in the world and the third largest bank in Europe.
How to Buy Stocks with Crédit Agricole Bank
The best and most affordable way to buy stocks with Crédit Agricole Bank is through the eToro exchange. On eToro you can deposit funds with your Crédit Agricole Bank account via Bank Transfer, Skrill, Neteller, Credit/Debit Card & PayPal. Follow the steps below to get started.
- Create an account on eToro and complete the onboarding process.
- Click ‘Deposit Funds’, choose a method and send Euros to eToro from your Crédit Agricole Bank account.
- Search for the stock you want to buy on the search bar and select ‘Trade’.
- Enter the amount you want to invest and tap ‘Set Order’.
Can I invest in Crédit Agricole Bank stocks?
Yes, on the eToro platform you can invest in the Crédit Agricole Bank stocks. Crédit Agricole trades on the Euronext Paris stock exchange under the ticker ACA.PA. Follow the below steps to purchase Crédit Agricole Bank stocks.
- Search for ‘Credit Agricole’ in the search bar and tap ‘Trade’ on ‘ACA.PA’.
- Enter the amount you want to invest and select ‘Set Order’.
What are the fees involved in buying stocks?
When using the eToro exchange, it is completely free to invest in stocks and ETFs. This means no brokerage, ticketing, monthly, admin or deposit fees. The only fee you will need to cover is the small FX (foreign exchange) fee when you swap Euros to US Dollars. All trades are made in US Dollars on eToro.