SIX trading turnover down 22.1 per cent in July

Trading turnover on the Swiss Stock Exchange was down 22.1 per cent in July compared to the previous month reaching CHF119.3 billion, while the number of transactions decreased by 14.5 per cent to a total of 7,364,635. 

In comparison with the corresponding period last year, trading turnover was up by 37.1 per cent to reach CHF1,140.1 billion, while the number of trades rose by 90.6 per cent to a total of 63,783,393. The SMI® fell by 0.4 per cent and reached 10,005.9 points at the end of July.

The highest turnover on a single trading day was recorded on 14 July, which saw securities worth a total volume of CHF8.3 billion changing hands. The highest number of trades was recorded on 15 July, with 374,414 transactions The stock that generated the highest turnover during the reporting month was ROCHE GS with CHF11.1 billion; it was also the most traded stock with 438,558 transactions.
 
In products with crypto currencies as underlyings, trading turnover in July 2020 increased by 38.0 per cent to reach CHF50.0 million. The number of trades increased even by 43.8 per cent over the previous month to 2,563. In total, 154 products on crypto currencies are available on the Swiss Stock Exchange. The product with the highest turnover was ZXBTAV on bitcoin, with CHF19.5 million; it was also the most traded product with 608 transactions.