SIX Swiss Exchange

Exchange entity SIX Swiss Exchange
Conducts business in Switzerland
Number of listed companies (dec./16, WFE) 264
Market capitalization (in Millions USD, dec./16, WFE) 1,414,746
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? No
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? Yes;
Has green bond listings? No
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model
  • Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model The SIX Swiss Exchange has the authority to issue, monitor and enforce regulations as per Swiss law. The exchange has created rules and regulations that apply to listing requirements, company disclosure, company obligations, and market Surveillance and enforcement. However, it should be noted that the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has to ultimately approve proposed rules and regulations changes by the exchange, giving it ultimate regulatory authority.
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland SIX operates a competitive infrastructure for the Swiss financial center, catering to a broad, international client base. Its four business areas provide a comprehensive range of services in the areas of securities transactions, financial information processing and cashless payment transactions. Source
Ownership of Exchange
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