SIX is operative in four business areas and is organized in six divisions.
SIX Swiss Exchange is the leading independent exchange in Europe. It offers outstanding liquidity in trading of Swiss securities and connects companies from around the world with international investors and trading participants.
SIX Swiss Exchange multiplies the locational advantages of the Swiss financial marketplace with first-rate services and is an ideal listing location for companies of every origin, size and sector. It distributes its own range of indices, including Switzerland’s most important blue-chip index SMI®.
The self-regulatory regime enables it to create particularly market-oriented framework conditions for listing and trading in its highly liquid segments Equities, Bonds, ETFs, ETPs, Sponsored Funds, Sponsored Foreign Shares and Structured Products.
With the world’s most advanced trading technology X-stream INET as well as a wide array of connectivity options and interfaces, SIX Swiss Exchange offers excellent trading conditions. It maintains a close dialogue with both its domestic and foreign customers, to create optimal conditions for their success. Furthermore, SIX Swiss Exchange offers them access to a strong global network which includes SIX Structured Products Exchange Ltd, the Swiss exchange for structured products, the market data provider SIX Exfeed Ltd and the fund database Swiss Fund Data.
SIX Swiss Exchange is part of SIX which offers first-rate services in the areas of securities trading, clearing and settlement, as well as financial market information and payment transactions on a global scale.
|Key figures – fiscal year 2015|
|Operating income (in CHF m)||207.4|
|EBIT (in CHF m)||85.1|
|Workforce (full-time equivalents) as at 31/12||159,0|
|Stock exchange trading volume (in CHF bn)||1,372.5|
|Number of transactions (in m)||51.5|
Number of tradeable products||35,044|
|Market capitalisation SPI (in CHF m)||1,286,785|