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Your Reference Market for Swiss Securities

When you’re looking for best execution in Swiss equities, the quality of our order books is what gives you the edge. And, as the clear reference market for all SMI shares, the Swiss Stock Exchange gives you the highest liquidity, the best prices and the tightest spreads. That’s quality that makes the real difference.


Your advantages at a glance
  • Attractive trading segments with outstanding liquidity
  • World-class trading technology
  • Quick admission and flexible connectivity options
  • Ideal trading conditions thanks to self-regulation
  • Access to extensive network and expert knowledge

The Swiss Stock Exchange offers excellent trading conditions as well as premium products and services for all participants.And we have the best order book quality in the world for Swiss securities, even for large volumes. The average size of trades in SMI securities is more than twice that of alternative trading platforms.

Fast, faster, Swiss exchange

With X-stream INET, we provide one of the world's fastest and most advanced trading technology. You benefit from an average latency of only 14 microseconds and outstanding capacity reserves. This allows you to implement instant investment decisions at any time and manage risks more effectively than ever before. Further advantages can be found in the Participants Factsheet[pdf]. For information about the latency calculation for equity trading, please consult the Performance Measurement Details[pdf].

Trading irrespective of distance

Our co-location service allows all participants to fully benefit from the outstanding performance of our trading platform. Regardless of your location, you get equal access to the Equinix data center in Zurich, where you can install your equipment right next to our trading engine.

Join us in just four weeks

We want new participants to start trading with us as quickly as possible, that's why we make our onboarding process as efficient as possible. Under ideal circumstances, you can start trading in just four weeks. more

Attractive trading segments

The Swiss Stock Exchange ensures fair and transparent trading in its attractive segments for Equities, Bonds, ETFs & Funds, Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) and Structured Products. The rights and obligations of participants and their traders are governed by our Rule Book[pdf]. Further information can be found our Trading Guides.