A total of 2,559,932 transactions were conducted on SIX Swiss Exchange and Scoach Switzerland in November. This represents a fall of 2.7% compared with the previous month. However, turnover rose slightly month-on-month to CHF 71.3 billion (up 0.3%).
The number of trades in the equities incl. funds + ETSFs + ETPs segment was 2.7% lower than in October. Turnover fell by 5.9% to CHF 5.6 billion in ETFs, with the number of trades down 6.8% at 65,952. In structured products and warrants, turnover fell by 5.5% to CHF 2.3 billion and the number of trades by 1.0% to 69,021. In bonds CHF, meanwhile, turnover was 12.0% higher at CHF 15.4 billion, with the number of trades rising by 2.2% to 45,583.
In November, 35 new CHF-denominated bonds (down 7.9%) and 2,696 new structured products and warrants (down 39.9%) were admitted to trading. A total of 338 new CHF bonds (down 5.6%) and 42,721 new structured products and warrants (down 12.0%) have thus been listed in the year to date.
The leading equity indices moved higher in November 2012. The blue-chip SMI® closed the month at 6,820.6 points (+3.4% month-on-month, +14.9% for the year to date), the SLI Swiss Leader Index® PR at 1,032.9 points (+3.8% month-on-month, +17.8% for the year to date) and the broader SPI® at 6,275.4 points (+3.1% month-on-month, +17.4% for the year to date).