SIX is committed to ensuring compliance of its relevant benchmarks for continued use internationally by our customers and financial service entities.
SIX is compliant with the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) "Principles for Financial Benchmarks".
SIX Financial Information AG received on Tuesday 21st January 2020 the clearance (“endorsement”) for its major Swiss indices under the EU Benchmark Regulation (BMR) and has been confirmed as Benchmark Administrator by the Swedish financial supervision authority (Finansinspektionen). The “endorsement” has been carried out by SIX Financial Information Nordic AB in Stockholm, which is also a Benchmark Administrator under BMR. In the meantime, further benchmarks have been cleared. A complete list of the endorsed benchmarks can be found in table "SIX indices endorsed under EU Benchmark Regulation" below.
SIX is currently in the process to have those new Swiss ESG indices that are used in the EU endorsed under the EU Benchmark Regulation and listed in the ESMA register. As part of this process SIX will make the ESG disclosure statements including CO2 statistics available on the website for these indices.