• Trading turnover of CHF 122.6 billion (-2.7% month-on-month)
  • Number of trades 4,895,387 (-11.8% month-on-month)
  • Average turnover per trading day of CHF 6.1 billion in the year to date
  • SMI® index at 8,886.3 points at the end of April (+1.7% month-on-month)

The highest turnover on a single trading day was recorded on 20 April, which saw securities worth a total volume of CHF 8.4 billion changing hands. This was a witch day – usually the third Friday of the month – which is when futures and options expire. 4 April was the trading day on which the highest number of transactions was conducted, at 318,302. The stock that generated the highest turnover during the reporting month was Nestle N, which was also the most-traded security.

Detailed statistics on turnover and transaction volumes per segment compared with the previous month and previous year, on newly listed products and on the development of the most important indices can be found in the tables below and on the website of SIX Swiss Exchange AG.

Since beginning of 2018

Trading days since beginning of 2018: 82

Trading days in same prior-year period: 82

Segment

Turnover in CHF million

Change versus same prior-year period

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

403,768

9.7%

Bonds CHF

41,885

-9.1%

ETFs

36,632

-6.2%

Bonds non-CHF

7,374

-21.4%

Structured products and warrants

5,499

7.2%

TOTAL

497,157

5.8%

 

Number of trades

Change versus same prior-year period

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

21,116,490

32.4%

Bonds CHF

122,136

-0.4%

ETFs

400,868

12.6%

Bonds non-CHF

5,669

-31.9%

Structured products and warrants

239,644

20.9%

TOTAL

21,884,807

31.5%

 

Number of newly listed products

Change versus same prior-year period

Bonds CHF

98

8.9%

Structured products and warrants

12,765

17.5%

*Contains domestic & foreign shares, investment funds, sponsored funds, ETSFs and ETPs

April 2018

Trading days April 2018: 20

Trading days in previous month: 21

Segment

Turnover in CHF million

Change versus previous month

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

101,948 -3.2%

Bonds CHF

11,026 15.7%

ETFs

7,038 -13.7%

Bonds non-CHF

1,496 -19.6%

Structured products and warrants

1,090 -4.4%

TOTAL

122,597 -2.7%

 

Number of trades

Change versus previous month

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

4,738,879 -11.7%

Bonds CHF

28,601 -6.9%

ETFs

79,304 -14.1%

Bonds non-CHF

1,378 3.1%

Structured products and warrants

47,225 -18.9%

TOTAL

4,895,387 -11.8%
 

Number of newly listed products

Change versus previous month

Bonds CHF

20

35.5%

Structured products and warrants

3,034

0.3%

*Contains domestic & foreign shares, investment funds, sponsored funds, ETSFs and ETPs

Index

Month-end reading

Change versus end of previous month

Change since end of 2017

SMI® PR

8,886.3

1.7%

-5.3%

SLI Swiss Leader Index®  PR

1,468.1

2.3%

-3.3%

SMIM® PR

2,581.4

3.2%

-0.4%

SPI® TR

10,524.9

3.3%

-2.1%

SPI EXTRA® TR

4,334.3

3.7%

0.8%

SXI LIFE SCIENCES® TR

4,545.4

5.5%

2.3%

SXI Bio+Medtech® TR

4,436.5

5.8%

-0.2%

SBI® AAA-BBB Total Return

134.8

-0.5%

-1.2%


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SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the areas of securities, payment transactions and financial information with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss financial center. The company is owned by its users (127 banks). With a workforce of some 4,000 employees and a presence in 23 countries, it generated operating income in excess of CHF 1.9 billion and group net profit of CHF 207.2 million in 2017.
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