A Unique Market with Outstanding Liquidity
As a participant on the Swiss Stock Exchange, you gain access to over 46,000 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.
Swiss-Made. World-Class: It’s All in the Quality.
Thomas Zeeb, Head Markets at SIX, explains the crucial role of the Swiss Stock Exchange for Switzerland’s economy, the importance of the Spanish Stock Exchange, outlines what the world’s financial infrastructure of the future could look like and talks about the global ambitions of SIX.
The Swiss Stock Exchange Welcomes New Product Issuer SEBA Bank
With the listing of four new ETPs tomorrow, SEBA Bank is joining SIX as the third new crypto ETP issuer this year and thereby further enlarging the choice of tradable products with a crypto-currency underlying at the Swiss Stock Exchange.
SIX Welcomes SEBA Bank as New ETP Issuer
Tomorrow, the Swiss Stock Exchange will welcome SEBA Bank as a new ETP issuer. SEBA Bank is the third ETP issuer joining in 2021 and with its four ETPs further enlarges the choice of products with a crypto-currency underlying at SIX.
An Industry-Wide Consensus
At the Leaders in Trading Buy-Side Awards, “unprecedented” has been most frequently used word to describe the year 2020. How this applies to the Swiss Stock Exchange is summarized in a new video by Jennifer Hlad, Head of Equity Sales UK & Ireland.
The 19-month period during which the Swiss Stock Exchange was not allowed to demonstrate the quality of its order books in direct comparison with other venues has at least presented it with a unique opportunity to assess the effects of liquidity consolidation during a time of unprecedented trading volumes.
The Swiss Stock Exchange Wins XENIX Award for ETFs
For its major contribution to the success of ETFs in Switzerland, the Swiss Stock Exchange was awarded the special prize for a trading venue presented by XENIX. This is the second trophy won by the Exchange in March 2021, after winning the SRP award for “Best Structured Products and Derivatives Exchange” for the second year in a row.
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.