The Swiss blue-chip index SMI continued to rise in March, ending the month up 2.6% at 11,730.4 points. This represents a gain of 5.3% after the first quarter of 2024.

Trading activity increased significantly compared to the previous month in all but one segment. Turnover in the equities segment rose by 15.8% to 75.4 billion in March, and in structured products by even 20.9% to 940 million.

Overall, trading turnover on the Swiss stock exchange totalled CHF 118.8 billion in March – 5.3% more than in February. At 344.9 billion since the beginning of the year, it is also 14.7% higher than the figure for Q1 2023.

B1G Numbers: March 2024

In the video below, André Buck, Global Head Sales & Relationship Management at SIX Swiss Exchange, talks you through the highlights of March and Q1 2024.

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The B1G Numbers videos provide transparency for the the market and wider public. This includes the development of trading volumes, the number of trades and the performance our blue chip index SMI, among other highlights. The B1G Numbers are presented by André Buck, Global Head Sales & Relationship Management. Discover previous editions

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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 media releases of SIX.

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