A Unique Market with Outstanding Liquidity
As a participant on the Swiss Stock Exchange, you gain access to over 60,000 securities, including some of Europe’s most important blue-chip stocks such as Nestlé, Roche and Novartis.
As the reference market for this unique universe of securities, the Swiss Stock Exchange offers you the best order-book quality for Swiss securities, even at the largest volumes. The average size of trades in SMI securities is more than twice that of alternative trading platforms. And there are many more good reasons to trade with us.
And, you can also rely on some of the world’s most advanced trading technology, innovative trading services as well as first-class services and expert support. Because on the Swiss Stock Exchange, the future of trading is now.
Joining the Exchange: Easy and Efficient
We want new participants to start trading as soon as possible, so we designed our onboarding process to ensure rapid access to the exchange. Admission can be completed in as little as four weeks. Our specialists are always available to guide you through the process from setting up your trading infrastructure to testing and go-live. They will also help you select the most appropriate connectivity option for your business, your trading strategies and your level of market activity. Support from our experts is available on your premises or through our helpdesk.
World-Class Trading Technology
The Swiss Stock Exchange runs X-stream INET, one of the world’s fastest and most advanced trading technologies. Offering an average latency of just 14 microseconds, efficient risk management, and outstanding capacity reserves, X-stream INET enables you to instantly implement your investment decisions.
Thanks to a wide range of interfaces and connectivity options to access the trading platform, both speed and capacity can be scaled to individual requirements.
The Benefits of a Direct Membership With the Swiss Stock Exchange
Three trading participants explain what they appreciate about the Swiss Stock Exchange and how this has manifested itself in the exceptional stock market year 2020. Representatives of St. Galler Kantonalbank, Privatbank IHAG and Liechtensteinische Landesbank praise the stability of the trading platform and the order book quality of the Swiss Stock Exchange during the Corona crisis, enumerate the various benefits of a direct membership and disclose which innovative services of SIX they appreciate the most.
Our Exceptional Securities Universe
On the Swiss Stock Exchange you get to trade across our exceptional range of attractive segments including: equities, bonds, Exchange Traded Funds, Sponsored Funds, Exchange Traded Products, traditional investment funds, and structured products.
Chinese Pharmaceutical Company Joincare Pharmaceutical Group Lists Its GDRs on SIX Swiss Exchange
Today, Joincare Pharmaceutical Group Industry Co., Ltd. (Ticker "JCARE") becomes the sixth company to list Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) on SIX Swiss Exchange.
Chinese Life Sciences Company Lepu Medical Technology Lists Its GDRs on SIX Swiss Exchange
Today, Lepu Medical Technology (Ticker "LEPU") becomes the fifth company to list Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) on SIX Swiss Exchange since the launch of “China-Switzerland Stock Connect” in July this year.
SIX Commits to Net Zero by No Later Than 2050
Today, on Zero Emissions Day, SIX has committed to achieving the target of net zero CO2 emissions by 2050 at the latest. To underline this commitment, SIX has joined the Science-Based Target Initiative (SBTi).
Cronos Finance SA joins SIX Swiss Exchange as New Fund Issuer
As of today, investors on SIX Swiss Exchange benefit from an enlarged choice of real estate funds thanks to the new issuer Cronos Finance SA.
Trading InfoSnack: Crumble in the Jungle
Order books are in a constant state of evolution, one that determines likelihood of execution and execution performance. In-depth analysis by the Equity experts of SIX Swiss Exchange highlight the trade-off between fill probability and adverse selection utilising Order Book Imbalance (OBI) state and a Crumbling Quote Signal (CQS).
“The Swiss Market Continues to Develop Dynamically.”
The ETP & Indexing Guide 2022/2023 highlights the growing choice in ETFs, ETPs and structured products. Contributions from SIX Swiss Exchange and index representatives highlight the importance of a functioning exchange for the financial markets and focus on current trends such as ESG.
Quality Begins with an Attractive Range of Services
Membership Onboarding Process
Thanks to our highly efficient onboarding process, it is possible for institutions to start trading on SIX within just four weeks.
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Trading Tariff on SIX Swiss Exchange
Application Form for General Clearing Member
Application Form for Market Maker and Liquidity Provider on Swiss Stock Exchange
Application Form for Reporting Members
Application Form for Application Service Provider
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Clearing & Settlement Standing Instructions (CSSI) - LCH
Clearing and Settlement Standing Instructions (CSSI) - EuroCCP
Registration as a Recognised Intermediary
Suspension of a Non Clearing Member (NCM) by the General Clearing Member (GCM)
Power of Attorney EuroCCP
Power of Attorney LCH
Application for Clearing Prevention
For the use of the SWXess trading platform, various fees are charged to trading participants and reporting members.
For details on SIX fees, please refer to the following Lists of Charges:
SIX charges annual participation fees. For a direct access to the Exchange system, an additional access fee is charged.
SIX also charges a fee for all on-Exchange transactions and a reporting fee for the reception and processing of Trade Reports. The amount of the trading fee is calculated per transaction and participant and depends on the given participant's total trading turnover (money involved; ad valorem fee) and number of transactions.
For certain product segments, SIX makes available special trading capacity in the form of quotes per second (QPS), FIX transactions per second (FTPS) or OUCH transactions per second (OTPS). In return for payment of a monthly capacity fee, SIX can allocate additional trading capacity (QPS, FTPS or OTPS) for use by the participant.
Under certain circumstances, extraordinary fees, such as supervision and investigation fees, are payable.