The Best Order-Book Quality for Swiss Securities
Becoming a trading participant of the Swiss Stock Exchange gives you access to the reference market for Swiss securities. That means outstanding liquidity for more than 46,000 securities including some of biggest companies in Switzerland and Europe.
Coupled with world-class technology that matches speed and capacity and numerous connectivity options, the Swiss Stock Exchange is one the world’s most attractive environments for successful trading. And, with our expert teams to help you onboard, you can join in as little as four weeks.
Your Benefits on the Swiss Stock Exchange
Unrivalled access to over 46,000 securities and exceptional trading volumes.
Advanced trading technology brings together speed, capacity, performance, and reliability.
Supported by our experts, you can enjoy the benefits of direct membership in just four weeks.
Join Us in Just Four Weeks
We want new members to start trading as soon as possible. So we have designed our onboarding process to ensure rapid access to our exchanges. The onboarding process has two phases - business set-up and operations set-up. These can be completed in parallel.
Our specialists are always available to guide new participants 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. In addition, our experts can provide all the forms and evaluate your application for a Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) license.
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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.
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.