• Trading turnover of CHF 293.0 billion (+80.9% month-on-month)
  • Number of trades 17,399,685 (+127.7% month-on-month)
  • SMI® index at 9,311.9 points at the end of March (-5.3% month-on-month)

The highest turnover on a single trading day was recorded on 20 March, which saw securities worth a total volume of CHF 18.8 billion changing hands. The highest number of trades was recorded on 12 March, with 1,335,892 transactions The stock that generated the highest turnover during the reporting month was ROCHE GS with CHF 34.2 billion; it was also the most traded stock with 1,203,439 transactions.

In products with crypto currencies as underlyings, trading turnover in March 2020 was -27% lower than in the previous month and reached CHF 58.2 million. The number of trades remained almost stable, at 2,905 (-2.2% compared to February). Overall, volumes were higher than in January 2020. In total, 49 crypto products were traded in March. The product with the highest turnover was ZXBTAV on Bitcoin, with CHF 35.1 million. The most traded product was ZBTAV on Bitcoin with 937 transactions.

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 our website.
Since beginning of 2020

Trading days since beginning of 2020: 63

Trading days in same prior-year period: 62

Segment

Turnover in CHF million

Change versus same prior-year period

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

490'677

81.4%

Bonds CHF

39'446

28.5%

ETFs

37'901

32.7%

Bonds non-CHF

6'988

-48.1%

Structured products and warrants

8'193

67.8%

TOTAL

583'204

67.5%

 

Number of trades

Change versus same prior-year period

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

30'320'501 136.4%

Bonds CHF

89'170 3.5%

ETFs

511'150 95.7%

Bonds non-CHF

5'486 -20.1%

Structured products and warrants

266'063 112.0%

TOTAL

31'192'370

134.5%

 

Number of newly listed products

Change versus previous month

Bonds  CHF

77 -6.1%

Structured products and warrants

19'594 91.6%

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

March 2020

Trading days March 2020: 22

Trading days in previous month: 20

Segment

Turnover in CHF million

Change versus previous month

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

245'517 79.0%

Bonds CHF

18'990 73.5%

ETFs

21'000 112.5%

Bonds non-CHF

3'192 92.5%

Structured products and warrants

4'339 84.5%

TOTAL

293'038 80.9%

 

Number of trades

Change versus previous month

Equities incl. Funds + ETPs*

16'960'105 129.1%

Bonds CHF

39'253 55.1%

ETFs

262'777 90.6%

Bonds non-CHF

2'412 62.9%

Structured products and warrants

135'138 79.4%

TOTAL

17'399'685 127.7%
 

Number of newly listed products

Change versus previous month

Bonds CHF

19 -52.5%

Structured products and warrants

10'173 118.8%

*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 2019

SMI® PR

9'311.9 -5.3% -12.3%

SLI Swiss Leader Index®  PR

1'361.2 -9.3% -16.7%

SMIM® PR

2'199.0 -12.9% -20.6%

SPI® TR

11'319.5 -4.9% -11.8%

SPI EXTRA® TR

3'781.6 -11.5% -18.5%

SXI LIFE SCIENCES® TR

5'013.6 -7.8% -10.1%

SXI Bio+Medtech® TR

4'216.3 -9.6% -11.7%

SBI® AAA-BBB Total Return

137.0 -5.1% -2.6%

 
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 (122 banks). With a workforce of some 2,600 employees and a presence in 20 countries, it generated operating income of CHF 1.13 billion and Group net profit of CHF 120.5 million in 2019.
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