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Key figures SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland: April 2011

In April 2011, SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland posted revenues of CHF 88.5 billion, down 27.7% on March 2011. Revenue to date for 2011 amounts to CHF 414.97 billion (down 5.5% compared to January to April 2010), with 12,576,356 trades being executed (up 6.6% from January to April 2010). The number of transactions carried out came to 2,713,902 (down 24.8% on March 2011). It should be noted, however, that April 2011 had only 19 trading days, 4 less than March 2011.

The equities segment (including Funds, ETSFs and ETPs) posted revenues of CHF 65.1 billion (down 28.0% on March 2011), with 2,502,720 trades (down 24.6% on March 2011). ETFs generated revenues of CHF 6.7 billion (down 35.4%), with 68,240 trades (down 25.1%). The structured products and warrants segment posted revenues of CHF 4.98 billion (down 13.3%) and 104,538 trades (down 28.7%).

The key equity indices made up ground on March 2011: The SMI® blue chip index closed at 6,539.7 points (up 2.9% on previous month, up 1.6% on end-2010), the SLI Swiss Leader Index® PR at 1,039.3 points (up 2.3% on previous month, up 2.2% on end-2010) and the broad-based SPI® at 6,013.0 points (up 3.8% on previous month, up 3.8% on end-2010). In April 2011, 3,142 new structured products and warrants and 34 new CHF bonds were admitted to trading. This is change of minus 44.0% and 26.1%, respectively, on March 2011.