The statistical monthly report contains the latest trade and turnover figures for SIX Swiss Exchange.
SIX Swiss Exchange reported total trading turnover of CHF 469.8 billion from the beginning of the year. This
represents a slight 1.7% decline year-on-year. Turnover was generated by
16'636'471 trades - a 5.8% decline year-on-year.
April figures were considerably lower than those reported in the previous month. However, April featured 18 trading
days, i.e. five fewer days than March (23). April 2017 saw a total of 3'775'013 trades with
a total turnover of CHF 98.7 billion, a month-on-month decline of 19.4%. Turnover
was down by 30.8%.
Successful IPO of Galenica Santé
On 7 April, the shares of Galenica Santé AG were
traded for the first time on SIX Swiss Exchange. The listing of Galenica Santé marks the second-largest IPO on SIX
Swiss Exchange in the last ten years after Sunrise AG in 2015 and the largest IPO in Europe in 2017 year to date.
Furthermore, SLS continued to register a growing client base: in April,
Bank Vontobel started trading in the SIX Swiss Exchange
Liquidnet Service, joining the largest pool of buy-side block liquidity in Europe.