As one of the first regulated exchanges worldwide, SIX Swiss Exchange formulated a clear framework for trading ETPs and structured products based on cryptocurrencies back in 2018. This did not stay unnoticed. For its pioneering role in this area, the Swiss stock exchange receives the award as "Best European Exchange for Listing cryptocurrency ETPs" at the ETF Express European Awards 2022.
Rules and standards provide security and enable scaling, and SIX creating a clear framework regarding crypto underlyings early on allowed SIX Swiss Exchange to meet the needs of issuers and investors.
The Crypto Segment - a Game Changer
Danielle Reischuk, Senior ETFs & ETPs Sales Manager at SIX Swiss Exchange, is delighted with the award: "It’s a confirmation of the trust and reputation of our market. The award reflects the attractiveness of having a Swiss regulatory framework around these products." She also underlines the high relevance of cryptocurrency-based products: "This product segment is a game changer, as we are among the first regulated exchanges in the world to offer such a broad product range of currently more than 200 products on 18 different cryptocurrencies; it demonstrates our agility and flexibility as well as our customer focus to respond quickly and in a regulated manner to market needs."