A Unique Marketplace
For ETF issuers, the Swiss Stock Exchange is an attractive growth market. We provide access to assets of a highly capitalized international investor base that are managed in Switzerland.
Thanks to its respected regulatory standards, political stability and deep liquidity, Switzerland is one of the world’s leading financial centers with CHF 2.4 trillion in funds under management.
Listing your products on the Swiss Stock Exchange therefore gives you a way to tap into attractive growth potential – and our experts help you with every step of the admission process.
How You Will Benefit
Highly Capitalized Investor Base
Tap into attractive growth potential of assets under management in Switzerland.
The Swiss Stock Exchange enables ETF issuers to list their products in up to eight trading currencies.
The Swiss Stock Exchange is host to one million ETF trades each year.
An Active and Efficient ETF Market
The Swiss Stock Exchange brings together a broad and diversified list of around 100 banks and brokers as trading participants, both from Switzerland and abroad. Some are exclusively connected to us and issuers can tap into new customer groups through these clients by listing their ETFs with us.
By continuously improving trading conditions, we ensure efficient and safe trading of your products. Liquidity is provided by at least one of our 18 market makers. We are happy to help you find the right partner and facilitate the necessary introductions to make your choice as easy as possible.
Our fully automated trading, clearing and settlement system is one of the most efficient in Europe. To guarantee the greatest possible flexibility, other clearing or settlement organizations can also be used to process transactions.
Issuers and Products
Discover our 25 issuers and their over 1,500 ETFs currently listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange.
We Help You to Improve Your Visibility
The Swiss Stock Exchange uses a wealth of marketing activities to promote awareness and visibility of your products and your organization. We regularly publish news and market reports covering all aspects of the ETF segment on our website and make sure that your products are displayed prominently. To promote ETF knowledge we also run educational seminars and events for both private and professional investors such as ETF KnowHow, ETF Roundtable or the BörsenTalk. At the same time, we bring relevant market players together and give you the chance to become actively involved. And with our ETF Award Tags, we promote the best among our issuers and market makers, and we offer you the possibility of publishing case studies on our website.
ETF Award Tags
Since 2016, we distinguish our ETF issuers and market makers with "ETF Award Tags" covering six categories.
Resources and Downloads
Every financial instrument listed for trading on SIX Swiss Exchange needs amongst other identifiers such as an ISIN or a valor number also a so called valor symbol (an unique value). This is an alphanumeric code consisting of maximally 6 characters.
ETF Symbol requirements
ETF symbols are to consist of 4 to 5 characters. This applies to newly listed ETFs and allows a simple, clearly visible distinction of ETFs from other asset classes.
On request, ETF symbols with 6 characters are accepted, as long as they fulfill the following requirements:
- Chosen symbol does not end on the specific (combination of) letter(s) dedicated to the Structured Products issuers (see dedicated symbol pools)
- Chosen symbol is still free and not yet used by a different tradable instrument
- Chosen symbol does not end on "X" (reserved for XBTR securities)
- Chosen symbol does not start with "OX" (reserved for SLS Liquidnet securities)
Symbol allocation process
Symbols for ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange are proposed by the ETF issuer via the following steps:
- Send an email containing the product name as well as ISIN and trading currency plus the favored symbol to email@example.com requesting a new symbol. There is no predefined format of this email.
- Once the request is received, SIX verifies the availability of the new symbol and accordingly confirms or rejects the request to the issuer.
Since 2016, SIX distinguishes its ETF issuers and market makers with "ETF Award Tags" covering six categories.
Most new ETFs listed
Winner 2020: Lyxor
Winner 2019: UBS
Winner 2018: Amundi
Winner 2017: Lyxor und iShares
Winner 2016: UBS
ETF with highest turnover
Winner 2020: ZKB
Winner 2019: iShares
Winner 2018: iShares
Winner 2017: iShares
Winner 2016: iShares
Market Maker in biggest number of new ETFs
Winner 2020: SocGen
Winner 2019: Optiver
Winner 2018: IMC
Winner 2017: Optiver
Winner 2016: Flow Traders