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News - Successful "ETF Basiswissen" event



24.11.2017 Investors

Successful "ETF Basiswissen" event

SIX Swiss Exchange organized the third edition of the event series that provides valuable expert knowledge to ETF beginners and seasoned investors.

On 22 November 2017, another edition of "ETF Basiswissen" took place - for the first time in the new SIX ConventionPoint at the headquarters of SIX in Zurich. After an introduction by Danielle Reischuk, Senior ETF/ETP Sales Manager SIX Swiss Exchange, the representatives of the ETF Basiswissen expert network provided valuable knowledge to the 30 participants.

First, Marco Infuso (ComStage ETFs) spoke (in German) on the topic of "Die Bausteine der Indexnachbildung - synthetischer oder physischer ETF?", followed by Adrian Steiner (UBS) talking about "Währungsbesicherte ETFs - ist das nötig?" Furthermore, Danielle Reischuk explained in her presentation "Die Nadel im Heuhaufen - wie vergleiche ich ETFs?" the best way to search and selected ETFs online.

Investing in Switzerland with ETFs

Following the event for private investors, another "ETF/ETP Roundtable" for professional investors took place as well, covering the topic "Investing in Switzerland with ETFs". The panel with Simon Stalder (Head of ETF and Index Investments EAM & Family Offices Switzerland, iShares), Adrian Steiner (Passive & ETF Specialist Sales Schweiz & Liechtenstein, CAIA, UBS), Levente Kulcsar (Head of ETF Sales Europe, First Trust) and Christian Bahr (Head Market Data & Analytics SIX Swiss Exchange) was moderated by Claudia Gabriel, economic editor at NZZ. During the ensuing networking apéro in the Swiss Finance Museum, the 40 participants were able to exchange views and deepen the topic in personal conversations.

Expert-knowledge: simple and understandable

Whether as an entry point for ETF newcomers or as an increase of knowledge for more experienced investors: the free "ETF Basiswissen" event series (only in German) provides investors with the necessary tools to invest successfully in ETFs. On each occasion, a variety of presentations will cover the basics and functionality of ETFs as well as current trends. Our website provides an overview of the experts.

Pursuit is also a strategy

Are you looking for a simple way to participate in the performance of entire markets? With passive ETFs listed on SIX Swiss Exchange you are certainly on the right track. We were one of the first European exchanges to launch our ETF segment and have been providing liquid and transparent trading for over 17 years. Find out more.


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