This report provides detailed figures regarding the performance of the ETF segment of SIX.
The Swiss ETF market is still in a robust condition, as the latest edition of our
ETF Market Report[pdf]
shows. With CHF 24.7 billion, trading turnover in the second quarter was almost on par with the previous year (CHF 25.4 bn),
while the number of transactions showed a slight growth, from 253'605 to 257'707.
The list of the top 20 most-traded ETFs was still dominated by ETFs based on broadly diversified market indicators; in the
second quarter, eleven of them boosted their turnover against the previous quarter. In the turnover ranking, UBS maintained
its lead with 43.18%. BlackRock/iShares remained in second place with a market share of
Increase of Turnover in Closing Auction
In October 2018, SIX introduced a closing auction and the "At The Close" order for ETF trading. This
brings all buyers and sellers together and gives investors access to greater liquidity. Danielle Reischuk, Senior ETFs & ETPs
Sales Manager in the Securities & Exchanges business unit of SIX, comments: "Since the beginning of the year,
the Swiss stock exchange has registered more activity in the closing auction, which is reflected in an increasing share of
ETF trading turnover. On 2 July, SIX already saw a new record with a share of 7.5%."
With 1'500 ETFs, SIX Ranks Among Top 3 ETF Venues in Europe
During the second quarter 2019, the product issuers listed a total of 83 new ETFs on SIX, almost twice as many as during
the first quarter (43). As a result, the choice for investors on the Swiss stock exchange has risen by 126 ETFs since
the beginning of the year.
SIX celebrated an ETF record on 2 May 2019. Since
it launched the segment in 2000, SIX has experienced remarkable growth in ETF listings. The Swiss stock exchanges extensive
product range, offered by a unique mix of large and smaller providers from both Switzerland and abroad, covers a wide
spectrum of investment needs.
As of 30 June, investors enjoyed a choice 1'535 ETFs from 25 issuers. The latest information on
market data, turnover and new listings can be
found on our website.
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