A Unique Market with Outstanding Liquidity
As a participant on the Swiss Stock Exchange, you gain access to over 46,000 securities, including some of Europe’s most important blue-chip stocks such as Nestlé, Roche and Novartis.
As the reference market for this unique universe of securities, the Swiss Stock Exchange offers you the best order-book quality for Swiss securities, even at the largest volumes. The average size of trades in SMI securities is more than twice that of alternative trading platforms. And there are many more good reasons to trade with us.
And, you can also rely on some of the world’s most advanced trading technology, innovative trading services as well as first-class services and expert support. Because on the Swiss Stock Exchange, the future of trading is now.
Joining the Exchange: Easy and Efficient
We want new participants to start trading as soon as possible, so we designed our onboarding process to ensure rapid access to the exchange. Admission can be completed in as little as four weeks. Our specialists are always available to guide you through the process from setting up your trading infrastructure to testing and go-live. They will also help you select the most appropriate connectivity option for your business, your trading strategies and your level of market activity. Support from our experts is available on your premises or through our helpdesk.
World-Class Trading Technology
The Swiss Stock Exchange runs X-stream INET, one of the world’s fastest and most advanced trading technologies. Offering an average latency of just 14 microseconds, efficient risk management, and outstanding capacity reserves, X-stream INET enables you to instantly implement your investment decisions.
Thanks to a wide range of interfaces and connectivity options to access the trading platform, both speed and capacity can be scaled to individual requirements.
Our Exceptional Securities Universe
On the Swiss Stock Exchange you get to trade across our exceptional range of attractive segments including: equities, bonds, Exchange Traded Funds, Sponsored Funds, Exchange Traded Products, traditional investment funds, and structured products.
This was BörsenTalk 2020!
Due to the current situation, BörsenTalk 2020 (formerly known as Exchange Traded Product Day, ETPD) was held virtually for the first time. André Buck, Global Head Sales, answers three questions about the event.
ETFs – here’s to the next 20 years!
The financial services industry has experienced profound disruption this year. However, this hasn’t impeded the flourishing of the ETF market in Switzerland, as its 20 year anniversary on the Swiss Stock Exchange proves.
Virtual Event, Real Progress
Ahead of one of the year’s first – and now virtual – major European trading conferences, a short interview with Tony Shaw, Executive Director London Office and Head Sales UK & Ireland at the Swiss Stock Exchange, provides insights into the various new and upcoming features and industry topics he and the SIX delegates will be happy to discuss with existing and potential clients.
SIX Successfully Expands Its European Microwave Network to Speed up Data Transmission between London and Stockholm
After the Swiss Stock Exchange and the operator of Nasdaq's Nordic exchanges signed a partnership agreement earlier in 2020, the jointly owned company successfully launched its first service between London and Stockholm beginning of September. In a short interview, Roger Hunziker, Co-Head 12H AG in the Business Unit Securities & Exchanges of SIX, comments on this great achievement.
New Edition of ETP & Indexing Guide published
SIX and payoff are the publishers of the comprehensive reference work «ETP & Indexing Guide 2020/2021».
SIX Welcomes New Trading Participant
Credit Suisse International joins the Swiss Stock Exchange, the highly liquid reference market for Swiss securities.
For the use of the SWXess trading platform, various fees are charged to trading participants and reporting members.
For details on SIX fees, please refer to the following Lists of Charges:
SIX charges annual participation fees. For a direct access to the Exchange system, an additional access fee is charged.
SIX also charges a fee for all on-Exchange transactions and a reporting fee for the reception and processing of Trade Reports. The amount of the trading fee is calculated per transaction and participant and depends on the given participant's total trading turnover (money involved; ad valorem fee) and number of transactions.
For certain product segments, SIX makes available special trading capacity in the form of quotes per second (QPS), FIX transactions per second (FTPS) or OUCH transactions per second (OTPS). In return for payment of a monthly capacity fee, SIX can allocate additional trading capacity (QPS, FTPS or OTPS) for use by the participant.
Under certain circumstances, extraordinary fees, such as supervision and investigation fees, are payable.