In June, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange was down -3.6% on the previous month and reached CHF 109.6 billion. There was also a decrease in the number of transactions by -13.5% to 4,006,861. In comparison with the corresponding period last year, trading turnover was down by -5.5% at CHF 693.2 billion, while the number of trades dropped by -15.7% to 26,605,653. Since the beginning of the year, the SMI® rose by 17.4%; on 18 June it broke through the 10,000 point mark for the first time and reached a new all-time high on 20 June with 10,062.7 points.

  • Trading turnover of CHF 109.6 billion (-3.6% month-on-month)
  • Number of trades 4,006,861 (-13.5% month-on-month)
  • SMI® index at 9898.0 points at the end of June (+3.9% month-on-month)

The highest turnover on a single trading day was recorded on 6 June, which saw securities worth a total volume of CHF 9.5 billion changing hands. The highest number of trades was recorded on 11 June, with 258,181 transactions. The stock that generated the highest turnover during the reporting month was NESTLE N with CHF 8.6 bn. The most traded stock was NOVARTIS N with 220,528 transactions.

In the largest non-displayed liquidity pool for Swiss equities, SwissAtMid, turnover in the first half of the year amounted to CHF 14.2 billion, i.e. already more than in the entire previous year (14,0 bn). In April, new records have been set with CHF 338 mn and CHF 1.1 bn respectively, for the highest daily and weekly turnover.

During the first half of 2019, SIX was pleased to welcome four new companies: Aluflexpack in June as well as Stadler, Alcon and Medacta in April. With an IPO transaction volume of CHF 2,3 billion, SIX currently ranks  third in Europe.

In its ETF segment, SIX reached a significant milestone during the first half of the year. On 2 May, the 1'500th ETF was listed. The Swiss stock exchange currently ranks among the top three ETF venues in Europe.

In June, Amun launched a new ETP KEYS that replicates an index composed of up to 10 crypto currencies. Turnover in the now already 30 tradeable products decreased by -7% compared to the previous month, and reached CHF 66,2 million with again 2,608 trades. In June, ZXBTAV with Bitcoin as underlying, was again the most traded product with a turnover of CHF 36.7 million and 895 transactions. The Swiss stock exchange is a leading regulated marketplace for products with crypto currencies as underlying in Europe.

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  the Swiss stock exchange.

Since beginning of 2019

Trading days since beginning of 2019: 122

Trading days in same prior-year period: 123

Segment

Turnover in CHF million

Change versus same prior-year period

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

548'785

-7.8%

Bonds CHF

62'635

-1.2%

ETFs

53'292

-6.5%

Bonds non-CHF

20'131

104.1%

Structured products and warrants

8'328

5.2%

TOTAL

693'172

-5.5%

 

Number of trades

Change versus same prior-year period

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

25'650'824

-15.8%

Bonds CHF

169'852

-8.7%

ETFs

518'882

-9.8%

Bonds non-CHF

11'654

43.8%

Structured products and warrants

254'441

-25.0%

TOTAL

26'605'653

-15.7%

 

Number of newly listed products

Change versus same prior-year period

Bonds CHF

184

9.5%

Structured products and warrants

20'740

9.6%

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

June 2019

Trading days June 2019: 19

Trading days in previous month: 21

Segment

Turnover in CHF million

Change versus previous month

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

84'487 -10.1%

Bonds CHF

11'039 9.5%

ETFs

10'342 53.6%

Bonds non-CHF

2'435 41.8%

Structured products and warrants

1'303 9.3%

TOTAL

109'607 -3.6%

 

Number of trades

Change versus previous month

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

3'856'121 -13.7%

Bonds CHF

29'192 7.3%

ETFs

81'294 -6.5%

Bonds non-CHF

1'714 13.1%

Structured products and warrants

38'540 -21.3%

TOTAL

4'006'861 -13.5%
 

Number of newly listed products

Change versus previous month

Bonds CHF

3043

43.3%

Structured products and warrants

3'746

13.5%

*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 2018

SMI® PR

9'898.2

3.9%

17.4%

SLI Swiss Leader Index®  PR

1'521.2

4.3%

17.4%

SMIM® PR

2'540.8

5.1%

20.9%

SPI® TR

11'977.4

3.8%

21.8%

SPI EXTRA® TR

4'270.3

4.2%

20.0%

SXI LIFE SCIENCES® TR

5'171.3

2.5%

24.9%

SXI Bio+Medtech® TR

4'485.6

1.4%

20.8%

SBI® AAA-BBB Total Return

140.9

0.4%

3.2%


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SIX
SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the Securities & Exchanges, Banking Services and Financial Information business units 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 (120 banks). With a workforce of some 2,600 employees and a presence in 20 countries, it generated operating income in excess of CHF 1.9 billion and Group net profit of CHF 221.3 million in 2018.
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