The focus of the latest guest contribution by Julius Baer[pdf] is on Swiss small & mid cap funds. Securities with a high market
capitalisation are called Blue Chips or large caps (with cap referring to capitalisation), medium-sized companies
as mid caps and small companies as small caps.
The article describes the differences between those classes and addresses the specific characteristics of Swiss
small & mid caps, also with regard to their historic performance. In addition, it presents a selection of
investment funds that cover these companies and can also be traded in the Sponsored Funds segment of the Swiss exchange.
Article series: "Funds in Focus"
Launched in March 2017, the series of articles "Funds in Focus" presents different topical investment
themes, including a list of Sponsored Funds that relate to the given theme. The team of authors consists of the fund
specialists at Bank Julius Baer that handle the market making of traditional investment funds. All the articles are
available on our website.
Trade funds like shares - observe, choose, buy
The Sponsored Funds trading segment provides continuous pricing
information, delivering up-to-date mark-to-market prices for traditional investment funds. Investors in this segment
enjoy all the benefits of regulated trading and can buy and sell investment funds just as easily as shares and ETFs at
SIX launched the trading segment for Sponsored Funds in March 2013 together with
Julius Baer in November 2013. Currently the segment includes 452 products from 80 leading providers. Further
information about the benefits of Sponsored Funds may be found in our
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