News - Exchange of the Year!
Yesterday, Global Investor/isf organized
the ceremony for the Investment Excellence Awards 2014. SIX Swiss Exchange won the title "Exchange of
the Year" in the category's inaugural year. Further awards were distributed in the categories
Asset Management and Service Providers. A delegation of the Swiss exchange, led by its CEO Christian Katz,
was present in London to receive the prestigious award.
"This success is a result of the numerous projects that we have implemented in 2013. They allowed
us to broaden the range of our offering and make our services more accessible. The award belongs to the
entire staff. Everybody at SIX Swiss Exchange can be very proud of this achievement. I would also like to thank
our clients and partners for the good collaboration", Christian Katz commented.
A well-deserved victory
The independent jury of international experts rewarded SIX Swiss Exchange for outstanding achievements in several
areas. They include the successful migration of all trading segments to the high-performance platform X-stream INET, the
strong performance in 2013 with an
increase of 12.5% in trading turnover and 9.3%
more transactions year-on-year, the launch of Sponsored Access and the new segment for Sponsored Funds as well as the IPO of Cembra Money Bank.
Continuing the road to success
In the current year, SIX Swiss Exchange has already many successes to show for. In the area of listing, these include
primarily the five IPOs of Thurgauer Kantonalbank,
Bravofly Rumbo Group,
SFS, HIAG Immobilien and the Glarner Kantonalbank,
but also the addition of active ETFs as well as
the listing of the first CNY bond.
In the trading area, a successful upgrade of the trading platform was realized with the
SWXess Maintenance Release 5 (SMR5), and the two
new participants Deep Blue Capital and
Hudson River Trading Europe joined the exchange.
Further milestones include the launch of new indices, such as the
SPI Select Dividend 20 Index and
the SXI Switzerland Sustainability 25 Index.
An exchange with international appeal
SIX Swiss Exchange offers international investors access to highly liquid trading segments for Equities, Bonds,
Exchange Traded Funds, Exchange Traded Products, Sponsored Funds and Structured Products. We are an ideal
listing location and offer our participants world-class trading technology. For further information, please
visit our profile page.
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