Participants of SIX Swiss Exchange have certain rights and duties relating to the SWXess trading platform.
Membership provides many
What are the rights of a participant?
A participant of SIX Swiss Exchange can trade in securities directly on the SWXess trading platform. It also
receives up-to-date market information in real time. Clearing and settlement take
What is SWXess?
SWXess is a fully integrated trading and clearing system of SIX Swiss Exchange. The system is a platform
for trading in equities, national and international bonds, warrants, structured products, investment
funds and ETFs. The trading system provides participants with two ways of trading:
Trading via a central order book
Trading via a quote-driven central order book
SWXess matches buy and sell orders according to clearly defined rules. Trades are matched according
to origin and size and executed in priority of price, then time of receipt (price/time
priority). Trading on SWXess is based on
the following principles:
Central, order-driven marketplace
Equal treatment of all participants
Who can become a participant of SIX Swiss Exchange?
In principle, any Swiss or foreign institution can become a participant of SIX Swiss Exchange, provided it
fulfils various requirements.