Key figures SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland: July 2011

2 August 2011

3,143,413 trades were executed on SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland in July 2011. Compared with the previous month, this represents an increase of 11.0%. Compared with June 2011, turnover fell by 3.9% to CHF 85.8 billion. July is thus in line with the year to date: Overall, more trades and falling turnover at SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland.

Compared with the month previous, almost all segments recorded lower turnover. The one exception was ETFs which showed significant gains and thus remain on track for a record year. In July, turnover in ETFs climbed to CHF 7.3 billion (+19.7% compared with the previous month) and the number of trades rose by 22.3% to 74,910 in July 2011.

In July, 33 new CHF bonds (-8.3%) and 3,164 new structured products and warrants (-25.9%) were admitted to trading. From January to July 2011, a total of 28,757 new structured products and warrants (+29.1%) and 257 new CHF bonds were listed (+8.4%).

The leading equity indices all trended lower in July 2011. The blue chip index SMI® closed at 5,783.4 points (-6.5% compared with the month previous, -10.1% compared with the end of 2010), the SLI Swiss Leader Index® PR at 894.7 points (-7.2% compared with the month previous, -12.0% compared with the end of 2010) and the broader-based SPI® at 5,315.5 points (-6.5% compared with the month previous, - 8.2% compared with the end of 2010).
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