SIX Trading Key Figures: July 2019Business Update Securities & Exchanges
In July, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was up 26.0% on the previous month and reached CHF 138.1 billion.
In July, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was up 26.0% on the previous month and reached CHF 138.1 billion.
SIX, the leading index provider for the Swiss Market today announces that it has licensed the SARON (Swiss Average Rate Overnight) to the derivative exchange ICE Futures Europe (ICE) as the underlying for futures contracts.
Switzerland-based financial data expert SIX is launching a service this month already covering over 30,000 Financial Instruments (Securities) in connection with Marijuana Related Businesses (“MRB”) following the success of their SIX Sanctioned Securities Monitoring Service.
The Management Committee of Financial Information has decided to make changes to the index baskets on the basis of a recommendation from the Index Commission and in compliance with the SMI®, SLI®, SPI® and SXI® index rules.
SIX FinTech Ventures has acquired a stake in PXL Vision AG, strengthening its position in innovative sectors of the financial industry.
In the first half of 2019, the Swiss stock exchange registered a trading turnover of CHF 693.2 billion.
Today, SIX recorded its fourth listing for 2019. The shares of Aluflexpack AG (ticker "AFP") were traded on the Swiss stock exchange for the first time. At an opening price of CHF 22.10, the market capitalization was CHF 382 million.
The European Commission’s decision to grant Switzerland “equivalent third country” status is still pending.
Switzerland’s equity market barometer has climbed over 10,000 points for the first time today since its launch in 1988.
Swiss financial data expert SIX has announced a partnership with SimCorp, centered on its Sanctioned Securities Monitoring Service, to give financial institutions greater global sanctions data coverage.
Renowned award for SIX and Sergeant
In May, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was down -6.7% on the previous month and reached CHF 113.7 billion.
Jürg Gutzwiller and Pierre-Olivier Bouée join the SIX Board of Directors
2nd May marked an ETF-record for SIX. SIX has experienced remarkable growth in ETF listings since it first launched the segment in 2000.
In April, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was up 2.3% on the previous month and reached CHF 121.8 billion.
SIX and Deloitte are entering a collaboration to drive forward a compliance utility initiative.
Switzerland-based data giant SIX and Eagle Investment Systems, a BNY Mellon company, today announced an expanded alliance to help Eagle clients source global sanctions data.
SIX and Shanghai Stock Exchange renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intention to further deepen their collaboration which was initiated in 2015.
Today, the shares of Stadler Rail AG (ticker „SRAIL“) were traded for the first time at SIX, opening at CHF 42.00 per share.
Today, the shares of Alcon Inc. (ticker „ALC“) were traded for the first time at SIX, opening at CHF 55.00 per share. This corresponds to a total market capitalization of around CHF 26.9 billion.
Today, the shares of Medacta Group SA (ticker „MOVE“) were traded for the first time at SIX, opening at CHF 104.00 per share. This corresponds to a total market capitalization of CHF 2.08 billion.
Following the spin-off of Alcon AG from Novartis AG, SIX will carry out an extraordinary adjustment to the index composition of SMI®, SLI®, SPI®, SXI Special Industry indices and sub-indices.
In March, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was up 8.1% on the previous month and reached CHF 119.0 billion.
Ten years after it was founded, SIX undertook a comprehensive realignment in 2018.
Romeo Lacher will resign his mandate as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SIX, which he has been a member of since 2008, at the latest at the Annual General Meeting 2020.
In February, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was down -7.6% on the previous month and reached CHF 110.0 billion, equating to an average turnover of CHF 5.6 billion per trading day (ytd).
In January, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was up +18.8% on the previous month and reached CHF 119.0 billion.
What will the stock exchange of the future look like in a rapidly changing financial world? SIX has drawn up a white paper summarizing eight possible scenarios for the future of the securities value chain.
SIX key trading figures: 2018
Today, the shares of IGEA Pharma N.V. (IGPH) were listed under the “International Reporting Standard” on the Swiss Stock Exchange.
SIX and HIAG Data intend to enter into a partnership to provide secure Swiss cloud services to strengthen the financial market.
On 13 December 2018, the first transaction via SIX Deal Pool took place. The new central and electronic support tool for the Swiss Franc fixed income primary market in Switzerland was used by Credit Suisse, Raiffeisen Schweiz Genossenschaft and UBS to inform investors about the latest bond issue of Pfandbriefbank with a placement volume of CHF 206 million.
The real estate company Fundamenta Real Estate AG (“FREN”) carried out its IPO on the Swiss stock exchange today.
In November, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was down by -11.1% on the prior month to reach CHF 113.9 billion.
As communicated in May 2018, SIX, the parent company of SIX Payment Services, announced today the completion of the acquisition of SIX Payment Services by Worldline.
Today, the Swiss Federal Council has adopted an ordinance that will come into effect on the same day. This ordinance will introduce a new "recognition regime" for foreign trading venues which trade Swiss shares.
SIX – which owns and manages the Swiss stock exchange – welcomes Swiss fintech Amun as a new Exchange Traded Product (ETP) issuer to its trading segment.
Today, the Swiss financial center reported on the consultation procedure results regarding the QR-bill, and published the updated implementation guidelines.
The rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has assessed the current credit rating of SIX Group Ltd and two of its subsidiaries, SIX SIS Ltd and SIX x-clear Ltd, as an A+.
SIX FinTech Ventures, the CHF 50 million corporate venture fund of SIX, has invested in its first two early stage startups, both of which aim to revolutionize the Swiss Financial Centre.
The Terravis digital process platform, which is operated by SIX and recognized by the Swiss Confederation, enables digital access to land-related data from 15 cantons, covering two thirds of all properties in Switzerland.
In October, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was up by 30.3% on the prior month to reach CHF 128.2 billion.
SIX Paynet Ltd is gaining a major new client in the form of SERAFE AG, the new collection agency for the radio and television fee.
In collaboration with Alipay, China’s leading digital payment platform, SIX Payment Services enables retailers across Europe to expand their payment choices with a particular focus on their booming Chinese customers’ purchasing habits.
The complexity of major regulatory changes is starting to take a toll on Global Financial Institutions, a SIX tax data report has revealed.
SIX – which owns and operates Switzerland’s CSD – has been recognised by the financial services industry as the best provider of international CSD services for the fourth consecutive year, in a recent industry benchmark survey. It is also the third year in a row that the organisation outperformed its competitors for CSD services in Switzerland.
SIX – which owns and operates the Swiss stock exchange – has entered into a strategic partnership with Israel’s Cortica and Hong Kong’s Duotem Capital to develop AI-based services for the securities industry. Initial work will focus on the post-trade industry.
SIX – which owns and manages the Swiss stock exchange – has taken a minority stake in pre-ICO start-up PassOn AG as part of its strategy to build a digital asset custody ecosystem.
SIX, the leading index provider for the Swiss Market today announces that it has licensed the SARON (Swiss Average Rate Overnight) to the derivative exchange EUREX as underlying for Futures contracts.
Dr Urs Rüegsegger, former SIX CEO, was elected Chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges today. His period of office is two years.
In September, trading turnover was up 13.2% on the prior month to CHF 98.4 billion.
Today, the shares of SIG Combibloc Group AG (“SIGN”) were traded for the first time on SIX. The opening price was CHF 11.85 which corresponds to a market capitalization of CHF 3.8 billion.
After several years of technical interoperability, SIX Paynet Ltd and Pagero Group have signed a strategic sales cooperation agreement intended to deepen their cooperation in the Swiss healthcare industry.
SIX Swiss Exchange welcomes Luzerner Kantonalbank AG (LUKB) as a new issuer of structured products.
SIX Payment Services launches Saferpay for cruises - a unique service that makes passenger payment plain sailing for the cruise and ferry industry
The ETF segment at SIX is gaining another high-profile provider: As of today, 5 smart beta ETF issued by Fidelity International trade on SIX.
SIX recorded strong operational performance in the first half of 2018, exceeding the CHF 1 billion mark in its operating income for the first time in the company’s history.
Trading turnover was down by 13.1% in August on the prior month to CHF 86.9 billion.
SIX signed a purchase agreement on 3 September 2018 to increase its stake in the German firm Swiss Euro Clearing Bank GmbH from 25% to 100%. With the complete acquisition of SECB, SIX will strengthen its position as a provider of core infrastructure services for banks.
Volksbank in der Ortenau eG, one of the largest cooperative banks in Baden-Württemberg (Germany), will be relying on the services of SIX Payment Services in Acquiring Processing for a further five years, therefore successfully positioning itself as the bank of choice with their business customers.
Susanne Berger is assuming the position of Head Human Resources of SIX with effect from 1 November 2018. She has many years’ experience in the field of HR gained in different branches of industry. She succeeds Eric Stierli, who took early retirement at the end of June 2018.
In July trading turnover fell by -14.9% to CHF 100.0 billion compared to the previous month.
Subscription commerce has inspired SIX Payment Services to develop a payment solution for recurring donations that revolutionises the charity industry.
SIX, the leading exchange for Life Science companies in Europe, is happy to welcome the Geneva-based biotech company ObsEva.
On 13th July 2018, the newly renovated Generali Arena in Vienna will have its official opening. The date also marks another very important milestone as the venue will also unveil its new payment system.
Today, the bearer shares of Blackstone Resources Ltd (BLS) were listed under the “International Reporting Standard” on SIX today.
Index adjustments on the occasion of the ordinary index review
Switzerland’s stock exchange – owned and managed by SIX – today announced that it is building a fully integrated trading, settlement and custody infrastructure for digital assets.
In June, trading turnover fell by -1.4% to CHF 117.3 billion compared to the previous month.
The number of listings on the Swiss stock exchange already exceeds that in the whole of last year in the first half of the year.
Today, the shares of Klingelnberg AG („KLIN“) were traded for the first time on SIX Swiss Exchange, opening at CHF 54.00 per share. This corresponds to a market capitalization of CHF 477 million.
After five years of operating through SIX, the domestic Belgian card scheme Bancontact sees its vision of a genuinely competitive landscape and real choice for merchants become reality.
In partnership with SIX, Swissquote is offering its clients an exceptional multi-currency credit card that supports up to 12 foreign currencies.
Since 11 June 2018, Entris Banking AG has been using the regulated trading platform of SIX Repo Ltd for its repo transactions. This new partnership means that Entris Banking AG can also offer its own clients, the Swiss regional banks, access to the repo market.
Trading turnover was down by 3.3% in April on the prior month to CHF 118.7 billion. This means that average turnover has come in at CHF 6.0 billion per trading day in the year to date.
One of the predecessor organizations of SIX launched the SMI 30 years ago.
Traders disagree over whether MiFID II has been successful, according to new research by SIX.
Today, the shares of Polyphor Ltd („POLN“) were traded for the first time on SIX Swiss Exchange, opening at CHF 40.00 per share.
Worldline to acquire SIX Payment Services. SIX to hold a 27% equity stake in Worldline.
On 8 May, Daniel Schmucki was elected as the new president of the Association of Swiss CFOs (“Vereinigung Schweizerischer Finanzchefs” (VSF)).
Today, the shares of CEVA Logistics AG („CEVA“) were traded for the first time on SIX Swiss Exchange, opening at CHF 27.45 per share.
Trading turnover was down by 2.7% in April on the prior month to CHF 122.6 billion, equating to an average turnover of CHF 6.1 billion per trading day. There was also a fall in the number of transactions, which declined by 11.8% to 4,895,387.
This week, SIX launched its new international microwave-based trading connections in Europe.
SIX Payment Services complements its range of E-Commerce services with the most effective solution in the industry, Fraud Free by SIX – powered by Fraugster.
With its new infrastructure for digital invoices, SIX is a leading force for digitization in Switzerland. The infrastructure will enable the new eBill service to be widely used throughout Switzerland by the end of 2018.
The ETF segment at SIX is gaining another high-profile provider: J.P. Morgan Asset Management is bringing its ETFs to the Swiss Exchange for the first time, with four products available from today.
SIX x-clear Ltd approved as a Financial Market Infrastructure (FMI) provider effective 28 March 2018
Christian Renk appointed to the management board of SIX Payment Services in Austria on 3rd April 2018.
March saw a high level of activity on SIX Swiss Exchange. Trading turnover was up by 1.8% on the prior month to CHF 125.9 billion.
Today, the shares of Medartis Holding AG („Medartis“) were traded for the first time under the „International Reporting Standard“ of SIX Swiss Exchange.
Today, the shares of Sensirion Holding AG („Sensirion“) were traded for the first time under the „International Reporting Standard“ of SIX Swiss Exchange.
SIX can again look back on a successful year with strong revenue growth, in which it achieved a solid annual result in a challenging environment.
Today, the company ASMALLWORLD AG has listed its shares under the “Swiss Reporting Standard” on SIX Swiss Exchange.
SIX’s regulatory data platform has added over 15 million Key Information Documents (KIDs) as client on-boarding demands go through the roof two months on from the implementation of the EU’s Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) rules.
Commercial network operator Card4Vend GmbH, working in conjunction with acquiring partner SIX Payment Services, activated Germany's first unattended contactless-only readers for acceptance of contactless girocard in self-service laundries in Berlin.
PostFinance, one of the leading retail financial institutions in Switzerland, is a new shareholder of SIX, the operator of the Swiss financial market infrastructure. With PostFinance, the shareholder base of SIX now includes 127 banks and all significant participants of the Swiss financial center.
Last month saw another year-on-year increase in trading turnover on SIX Swiss Exchange. The on-year rise of 8.7% in February was more than twice the increase reported in January, which came in at 3.5%.
Today, SIX welcomes Franklin Templeton as a new ETF issuer.
In 2018 to date, a total of 5,949,142 transactions have been executed on SIX Swiss Exchange. This marks a year-on-year rise of 41.6%.
After a successful go-live with large financial counterparties (FC+) on 1 October 2017, the SIX Trade Repository has now followed this up by bringing more than 150 Swiss institutions on to the system.
SIX Payment Services, official partner of Eurosonic Noorderslag, has enabled the music festival to be cashless for the second consecutive year.
Since 19 January 2018, TITLIS cableways, in collaboration with SIX Payment Services, have been able to offer a special service to their many Chinese guests that travel up Titlis every year: henceforth they can pay with Alipay at the cash registers and businesses of the TITLIS cableways company.
For the third consecutive year, SIX Payment Services (SIX) enables cashless payment at the most competitive and famous ski race in the world, the Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel from the 19th to 21st January 2018.
The #SIXHackathon is taking place this year for the fourth consecutive time, this March. Coders and software developers will accept complex challenges to program clever FinTech solutions within a very brief period of time.
Today SIX will appoint all members of the future Executive Board. The newly constituted Executive Board will take over operational management of SIX on 1 April 2018.
Since 1 January 2018, merchants at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, working with SIX Payment Services and Bovertis B.V., will be able to offer a special service to the hundreds of thousands Chinese passengers travellers who visit Schiphol every year: customers will be able to pay in stores with Alipay.
2017 was a year characterized by high growth rates on the financial markets. This was also true of the Swiss stock exchange, with equity indices, for example, posting sharp increases.